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

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Rialto Beach

This is a beautiful beach! You can walk long distances as long as the tide us out. There are a lot of large trees washed up on the beach. The photo ops are endless. We walked... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Travelers1310
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Saint Charles, Missouri

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful beach! You can walk long distances as long as the tide us out. There are a lot of large trees washed up on the beach. The photo ops are endless. We walked to hole-in-the-wall but do not think it was worth the effort.

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Princeton, New Jersey, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

loved the rocks, views and walking on the beach. It is a beautiful spot to stop and take photographs. A definite must along the Washington coastline.

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Pleasant View, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Rialto Beach to watch the sunset on our first evening visiting Olympic National Park. The scenery was beautiful was shore was rock instead of sand so not easy to walk on. Nice for sunset photography.

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Bothell, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my brother-in-law (from Minnesota) to see the Pacific Ocean and went to both Rialto Beach and Kalaloch. they are both excellent beaches, but quite different. Rialto Beach is a steeper beach with a lot of driftwood piled up at the high tide mark. About a mile and a half north is the Hole in the Wall rock outcrop... More 

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Thank caribcruiser2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you make it onto the Olympic peninsula once in your life: don't miss Rialto Beach. I always wondered where they took those amazing calendar pictures. Stunning scenery, lots of wildlife, but it's the sheer scale of the place that dwarfs you. Watch for seals in the surf. Bring a good raincoat.

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Thank OlEdW
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You simply have to see it. Listen to the surf on the polished beach stones. Watch cormorants fish in the ocean. Renew your soul.

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Rialto Beach late one night/early the next morning to witness meteor showers and it did not disappoint. I don't think I have seen a sky like the one over Rialto Beach since I was a kid. Perfectly clear as we watched for 30+ minutes meteor after meteor race across the sky. It was an experience I will always... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can see a hundred postcards, but there is nothing like visiting Rialto Beach in person. It is absolutely breathtaking and a photographic dream. I made a way to stay through sunset which was so worth the extra time. Heaven on earth.

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Middlebury, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We drove to Forks just to see this beach after reading about it on line. We live in Vermont and it sounded like something we haven't seen on the east coast. We were not disappointed. The giant driftwood that look like sculptures are a photographer's dream, the beautiful smooth rocks to walk on and look at and the "stacks" as... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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