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Address: Olympic National Park, WA
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Dramatic Pacific coast beach with a rugged shoreline.

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Great mix of scenery and sea life

Views of stacks and cliffs, lots of drift wood, and if you are there as tide is going out you might see some crabs and sea stars. There is plenty of parking with a path for easy... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Views of stacks and cliffs, lots of drift wood, and if you are there as tide is going out you might see some crabs and sea stars. There is plenty of parking with a path for easy access. There is quite abit of drift wood at the bottom of the path you will have to maneuver around or over to... More 

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Everett, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It just doesn't get any better than this for walking the beach of just sitting on a log for hours. Great rocks, a small stream, and tons of driftwood. An easy walk down from the parking lot.

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Goleta, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We loved our time exploring Ruby Beach. The rocks wash up to shore and when they go out again it sounds like "applause". Really! Lots to do for the adventure seeker, or photographer. Enjoyed this place with our son & his girlfriend.

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Waterloo, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have been to Ruby Beach at low tide twice. Last week the sun was shinning so the photos and time spent were great. Check the NPS.gov site for tide charts. Don't get caught when the high tide comes in. The beach is just a few steps from the parking lot off the highway. I enjoy the smell, breeze and... More 

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Auburn, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very beautiful setting, with sea stacks just off shore. Lots of driftwood which can peak your interest on where it could have come from? Ruby Beach is very representative of the north Olympic Peninsula beaches. Please note the trail from the parking area down to the beach is not ADA accessible, or for people that may have mobility issues.

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

although there is no one swim, the water is clear and clean, the view is beautiful. it is a good beach.

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San Jose, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The driftwood and the islands make for great photographs. Well worth the pause in our journey up the north coast. This location was one of the few suggested by the park ranger at the Olympic Park.

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Haslemere, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to Ruby Beach after visiting the Rainforest. We loved it here. The beach is extremely scenic and you can walk a long way although that may depend on the tide. Not to be missed!!!

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Mokena, IL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This area is worth the stop. The entire coast is beautiful, but this seems extra special. To access the beach you do have to climb on/over some of the tree logs, take your time. The rocks on this beach are so rounded and smooth, very cool. Not to busy when we were there.There is a bathroom by the parking lot.

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Montesano, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

View, beach, parking all great. Lots to see and do on the way there and back. Fantastic tide pools to check out and investigate. It's a bi5 of a physical challange to actually get to the beach as there is a huge pile of beach wood blocking the entrance. But we'll worth it.

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