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Best beach on the 101

The last two weeks we spent driving the 101 around Olympic National Park. We visited many beaches... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
SPKKPS2017
via mobile
Traveled all over Washington and this was our favorite place.

Our family of 5 traveled to many beaches along the coast in this area and many places in Washington... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Lisa P
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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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Dramatic Pacific coast beach with a rugged shoreline.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“sea stacks” (148 reviews)
“tide pools” (125 reviews)
“low tide” (130 reviews)
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Olympic National Park, WA
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"sea stacks"
in 148 reviews
"tide pools"
in 125 reviews
"low tide"
in 130 reviews
"parking lot"
in 78 reviews
"rock formations"
in 45 reviews
"drift wood"
in 39 reviews
"sea life"
in 29 reviews
"driftwood logs"
in 24 reviews
"easy access"
in 31 reviews
"star fish"
in 17 reviews
"pacific coast"
in 16 reviews
"olympic peninsula"
in 38 reviews
"kalaloch lodge"
in 13 reviews
"road trip"
in 11 reviews
"short hike"
in 29 reviews
"worth a stop"
in 10 reviews
"parking area"
in 19 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The last two weeks we spent driving the 101 around Olympic National Park. We visited many beaches and this by far was the most beautiful. The jagged rocks, soft sand and the whitewashed driftwood made it top in our books. I highly recommend coming here...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our family of 5 traveled to many beaches along the coast in this area and many places in Washington in general but this beach was the must see of our trip. The tide pools and rocky cliffs. The foggy mist coming up off the ocean...More

1  Thank Lisa P
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

One of the highlights of our 32 hour road trip from Michigan was this beach!!!!!! It was amazing going at low tide and coming back a few hours later!!! Our whole family didn’t want to leave!!!! Get there early for a parking spot if you...More

1  Thank madieshopper
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This beach was most scenic and picturesque one within surrounding beaches. Please, make you cameras ready for shoot.

1  Thank Amarbat
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My wife and I joined a ranger-led hike to the Ruby Beach tidal pools at 7 AM during low tide (we cannot recommend enough the ranger programs in the National Parks (photo 1). Sure, you can look at the same terrain without a ranger, but...More

1  Thank talkinghorse55
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ruby Beach is very special any time, but especially before sunset and then at sunset. Short downward path from the parking area leads to lots of drift wood. There is a path to the right on the way down. Don’t take it unless you want...More

1  Thank jbwhitehouse
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although Ruby Beach is remote, it is absolutely worth the drive. This is one of the most beautiful coastal areas on the Olympic Peninsula. It is a photographer's dream at sunset. Not much can compare.

1  Thank Fred S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a beautiful beach to visit. I loved walking along beach with my family as the sun went down. A little chilly so make sure you dress warm.

Thank dsalmons2
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow! Just an amazing beach to visit with awesome views! Highly recommended for anyone in the area. The beach was easily accessible and very clean with man different points of view and walking areas.

Thank Mike K
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Reviewed 1 week ago

So glad we stopped here and highly recommend it to anyone travelling along the coast. One of the best stops on our way down to Oregon. Uncrowded and the walk down can be made by almost any age group. Clean, beautiful, stunning. We will be...More

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madieshopper
July 30, 2018|
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Response from Otoolegirl | Reviewed this property |
There isn’t specified RV parking but there are spaces, if available, that would accommodate one. That said the parking area gets packed quickly.
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Jessica W
June 8, 2018|
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Response from JoAnn C | Reviewed this property |
We took our down to the beach. They must remain leashed. It’s a gorgeous beach.
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Marc S
April 29, 2018|
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Response from earthwanderers | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure, I haven't seen a campground
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