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“Ocean Trip” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Ruby Beach

Ruby Beach
Olympic National Park, WA
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Type: Beaches
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Owner description: Dramatic Pacific coast beach with a rugged shoreline.
Edmonds, Washington
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Ocean Trip”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

A short hike down a path from the parking lot to the beach, but WELL worth it!
This is one of the most photographed beaches in Washington State and you will see why. It is well worth the drive to get there!
If you are up for adventure, have an extra pair of shoes in your car, but wear ones that you really don't care about getting wet. Then when you get to the beach, head north. There is a small stream/river that comes into the ocean. Usually there are a few logs across it, but not real stable. This is where your 'get wet shoes' come in. Once your cross the logs, you can take a short hike farther up the beach, away from the crowds. This will give you more options for your awesome photos!

Visited September 2012
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Medina, Ohio
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41 reviews 41 reviews
12 attraction reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
“What a nice suprise!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

After driving in the mountains it was an awesome feeling to reach the pacific ocean. Ruby beach is a very natural beach. No sand but beautiful rock formations and tide pools. Slight decline down a short trail to reach the beach from the parking lot. A great place to sit on a piece of driftwood or rock and have lunch. No food service so bring your own food. Restrooms available.

Visited June 2013
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Franklin, Tennessee
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47 reviews 47 reviews
20 attraction reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“The view”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

The view from the overlook is spectacular and the plus is that there is parking where you can leave the car, go down to the shore and hike. Many photo opportunities, lots of native plants and the "sea stacks" are intriguing.

Visited May 2013
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holland
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 attraction reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Dinner with a view”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

Well worth driving up here from Forks to see the sunset. Our sandwiches and pizza purchased at Pacific Pizza in forks were (barely) still warm for our dinner with a view.

Visited May 2013
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Hoquiam, Washington
2 reviews
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“what a day trip”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

just a little hike down to the beach, but just awesome. so much fun, bring a lunch and stuff for all day! you won't want to leave.

Visited August 2012
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