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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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This was a visit in the rain. What a majestic beach with it's stones and rocks and fallen timbers that wash up on shore. The waves are huge.. You have to carefully find you way... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
vacationgirl50
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Buffalo

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Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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177 reviews
84 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Of the beaches along route 101, we thought Ruby Beach was the most scenic as there were more rock formations.

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Buffalo
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163 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was a visit in the rain. What a majestic beach with it's stones and rocks and fallen timbers that wash up on shore. The waves are huge.. You have to carefully find you way around and over all the huge timbers to properly see the ocean and the large Sea Stacks. Worth a visit.

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was by far my favorite beach! The stacks are numerous and the beach is wide and goes on forever. There are endless photo ops in every direction! This beach has a sandier beach versus the heavily rock beaches of the others. Don't miss this beach!

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Tacoma, Washington
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101 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Ruby Beach has a huge amount of drift wood, crashing waves, and needles of stone reaching out of the waters, where migratory birds come to roost. The sunset was spectacular. Great photo ops and a nice hiking trail.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I loved this beach! After visiting 4 of the beaches in the Olympic region, this was my favorite followed by Rialto. This would not be suitable for people not steady on their feet, due to all the driftwood you have to crawl over on the beach.

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Thank lpollard80
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68 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Ruby Beach is beautiful! It's about 5 miles North of Kalaloch Lodge. There is a trail down to the beach from the parking lot. There are tons of beached logs on the beach and if you want to get close to the water you'll have to climb over some of the logs. Wear comfortable shoes! The beach is not sandy,... More 

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Kent
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Although we didn't walk down to the beach we easily viewed the people walking along the ocean beach and all the washed up logs.

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mpls
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

got there late afternoon after stopping on the clockwise tour of the oly peninsula. was a little pressed.. to get into Forks to reserve a motel ,so did not spend as much time as i would have liked. nature galore including seal barking form the many islets nearby. Photo Op galore!! cliffs islands beach, stone along the way are really... More 

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Newburyport, Massachusetts, USA
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105 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beach is great, all rocks that have washed down the river. Also hundreds of tree trunks on the beach that have washed down the river.

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Mena, AR
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101 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was amazing, it was our first time to see the pacific ocean in the northwest. My wife loved the rocky seashore and the trees along the bluffs. The parking area is a bit on the small side and gets pretty busy so you might want to plan on visiting early.

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