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Amazing rocky beach with driftwood and woods.

So beautiful and different! Walked the length of the beach and enjoyed the loud surf, pebbles and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Nichole R
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Spectacular

Words cannot describe the exquisite beauty of this beach.....Especially notable are the old growth... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Arima1951
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Olga, Washington
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

So beautiful and different! Walked the length of the beach and enjoyed the loud surf, pebbles and rocks of all different colors...smooth smooth. Definitely worth a visit. Nice bathrooms and picnic tables near the parking lot.

Thank Nichole R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Words cannot describe the exquisite beauty of this beach.....Especially notable are the old growth tree logs On the beach everywhere.....Great for photography and climbing. Make sure you walk to both ends of the beach.. For fabulous views of the river delta coming into the sea....It...More

Thank Arima1951
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was nirvana to an amateur rock hunter like me. I found tons of orbicular jasper and a few agates and sea glass. The rest of the rocks collected were just beautiful and unusual...the views are breathtaking and I just couldn't get enough~

Thank Kimberly D
Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed my 2018 trip to the Washington West Coast with a visit to Rialto Beach. Lots of variety to photograph and will definitely visit again soon.

Thank Dave H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting to visit. Rocky beach with all the stones worn smooth by the ocean and driftwood logs and trees. Easy to get to from the parking lot.

Thank dwm2222
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went early one morning to catch low tide so we could hike out to Hole-In-The-Wall. It's a nice beach but rocky. We were glad we had on our hiking boots the majority of the walk. The driftwood along the upper edge of the beach...More

Thank NatureBell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got here fairly early, such that the sea mist had not burned off. It is a shingle beach and visibility was poor. It was quite chilly out of the sun, and we didn't stay long. I had not realized the stacks were quite a...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took the family here while traveling around the Olympic National Park area. The beach area was very interesting as it progressed from larger rocks to smaller pebbles to sand. There was a large assortment of natural stone and colors to look at on the beach....More

Thank David D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't miss this and Ruby Beach while in Olympic Park. Both are beautiful beaches and similar, but Rialto was a jewel to us. My husband LOVED walking the shoreline and seeing all the downed trees.

Thank JSmith999
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Be mindful that August is known locally as 'Fogust' as this whole coast from BC down to California gets a lot of thick sea-mist periodically rolling in throughout the month. Being positive, the fog can often make beautiful beaches like Rialto even more mysterious and...More

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dancer3361
July 26, 2018|
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Response from Papacito62 | Reviewed this property |
Sandals will be fine, but once you get to the beach, barefoot is best.. the beach is pretty clean and nice to walk on.
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Brithoward13
June 18, 2018|
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Response from Papacito62 | Reviewed this property |
Actually it’s more of a walk than a hike, about 10th of a mile and 50ft down in elevation. Keep in mind the geography of the beach changes dramatically due to storm surges. The last time I was there you did have to scramble... More
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alicia w
May 28, 2018|
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Response from theSwurleys | Reviewed this property |
hello - high tides and low tides happen twice every 24 hours and are determined by the sun, moon, gravity and tidal force, and, for this reason, vary daily - so...find a tide chart for this year online to get precise... More
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