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Address: Olympic National Park, WA
Phone Number: 3605653130
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Pacific coast beach.

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Our favourite beach

Having taken a tidepooling tour with an expert a couple of days earlier, we confidently headed off along Rialto Beach at 7 a.m. with a good negative low tide. We’d seen advice... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
HertfordRoadRunners
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Hertfordshire

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

From the reviews, I had high expectations, but was mildly disappointed. It's a pebble beach and has interesting rocks, but not what I would call sandy. It had interesting rock formations and driftwood and great photo opportunities though and we did enjoy our time there,

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Hertfordshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Having taken a tidepooling tour with an expert a couple of days earlier, we confidently headed off along Rialto Beach at 7 a.m. with a good negative low tide. We’d seen advice that it might take nearly an hour from the parking lot to Hole in the Wall – that’s definitely on the generous side, it was a brisk 25... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Beautiful, rocky beach with driftwood galore! Parking lot with restrooms is always a welcome sight, and there are plenty here. The path to the beach is rocky with fun obstacles to climb over. The beach itself is rocky...I saw plenty of people in hiking boots, hiking north to a campsite. I wore water shoes with open sides and was quite... More 

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Longmont, CO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went in early August and went first thing in the morning mainly because there was a really low tide to check out tide pools. Even on a weekend there was very few people out there. It's well worth the walk up to Hole in The Wall about a mile north of the parking lot and the tide pools up... More 

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East Northport, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful, driftwood filled black sand beach on the coast of Washington. Perfect setting for sunsets, picnics and strolls on the beach.

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Twin Falls, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived late afternoon just before sunset. The surf was pretty awesome! great place for pictures. Not as easy to walk from the parking lot to the beach as I thought though. The lot is smooth but you will have to traverse large deadfall, driftwood and rocks. It's not a far walk however, so very worth it.

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Thank Jennifer A
Port Ludlow, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

worth the visit, plus we got to see the otters playing on the dock at the riverside view café in LaPush.

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Spokane, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a beautiful day with blue skies but when we dropped down to Rialto Beach, clouds were rolling in and it even constituted wearing a sweater though it was 85 degrees in town. This is a beautiful beach and if you've got some good shoes on you can hop logs to what looks like a beautiful beach that extends... More 

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Asheville, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy access with a path through the driftwood rather than having to climb over it. Beach is very small pebbles, pebbles, small rocks leading up to ancient driftwood, some of which is 8-12' in diameter. Great walk, even on a foggy day

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Lakeville, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rialto beach is an amazing sight. The huge trees lining the length of the beach are quite the sight. The day we went was poring rain, so we didn't get to enjoy that much of it, but it would be a very cool beach to walk along for awhile and watch the waves crash the shore. Worth a stop!

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