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“Amazing views!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Second Beach Trail

Second Beach Trail
Forks, WA
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Ranked #1 of 14 Attractions in Forks
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoors
Activities: Hiking
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Owner description: Dense and marshy forest trail on the Olympic Coast.
Collegeville, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Amazing views!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2012

Well worth the walk..the trail is well marked and easy to walk and when you come out of the woods the views of the beach were breath taking

Visited May 2012
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Denver
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49 reviews 49 reviews
22 attraction reviews
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“worth the extra effort”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2012

Great beach to explore, but check the tide tables before you go wandering

Visited July 2011
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st petersburg, fl
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“beautiful”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2012

This was a very cool hike, but be ready for some steep uphill and downhill climbing. Not for the weak!

Visited March 2012
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Pasadena, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Second Beach Trail - a beautiful short hike, a partially washed out trail”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2012

This was a short hike through a beautiful forest to Second Beach. Problem - there was standing water on almost a third of the trail, and some of the steps that had been cut into the steep incline of the final descent of the beach had been washed out. Maybe this happened over the winter, and it was March, so they will be fixing this before peak tourist season, but I would warn hikers of this problem, as the washed out step is close to the end, so you are willing to take a risk to get to the beach. But if you are alone, like I was, there is no cell service. If I had fallen or hurt an ankle, I would have had to have waited for another hiker to get help.

Visited March 2012
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Freeland, Washington
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“breathtaking views of forest and beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2012

I made it most of the way with two shattered ankles. Made the ridge but my recent breaks stopped me from going further. Next time! Worth every moment of what I got to see. Trail well maintained even after rains with only a few puddles to jump. Have camera out and look up when you stop. Wish I could speak of the beach but the trail was great.

Visited March 2012
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