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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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Check the tide schedule before you go!

It was a totally awesome experience walking along Ruby Beach when the tide was low. The beach was comfortable to walk even on sports shoes. There will be some water; hiking boots... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Enhan

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was a totally awesome experience walking along Ruby Beach when the tide was low. The beach was comfortable to walk even on sports shoes. There will be some water; hiking boots would prevent your socks from getting wet. The walk along ruby beach was approximately 2-3 miles. However, we could not see much due to the heavy fog. It... More 

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Goshen, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was a cool beach with tons of driftwood and rocks. We didn't see much in the way of sea life as we weren't there at low tide and apparently these creatures can be found in the tidal pools that are left behind. Some stunning views. A little tricky walking up/down but mostly walking over the driftwood to get to... More 

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Plano, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you arrive in the morning, it's probably going to be foggy and cold. It is best to visit after 12. It is crowded but there were parking spots when I left around 2. I spotted two sea otters while there. Stop by Kalaoch Cabins/campground if you're driving south. You can get some soft serve ice cream on waffle cones.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful Ruby Beach on a visit in August 2016. Easy 1/4 mile trail from parking lot to beach. Could easily spend the greater part of a day here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Ruby Beach is absolutely beautiful. A short hike from the parking lot (which has an outhouse) brings you to a sweet, adventurous climb for little ones over rocks and drift wood, and lands you on a stunning, expansive beach with sea stacks galore. This particular beach is easy to walk, unlike some of the other more rocky beaches.

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Thank Melissa S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It was really foggy but still had fun, temperature was perfect. Played in water with my dogs. The driftwood is a bit much, especially for older folks. Once you are able to get through all that it's wonderful. The pond is also great, especially for children. We arrived around 1 pm.

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Thank doubledee143
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The beach is not really accessable to wheelchair folks as you have to traverse fallen logs and navigate lots of rocks but once you do all that the scene is gorgeous! Not much parking so go early or late.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Well worth the effort to get there. Gorgeous beach with sea stacks, drift logs, amazing surf. Seemed crowded the day I went (a Monday) but the roar of the surf covered much of the people noise. Parking lot was easy.

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Thank John W
NY, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It's so lovely. We happened to visit around sunset. Loved it and though it was on the way for us, I would consider it a spot worthy of going out of one's way.

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

We stopped here for a couple hours on our way up to Port Angeles. This is by far our favorite beach now. If I would have known just how beautiful and fun this was before we visited I would have planned an entire day there. The kids ran and ran and there was so much to do. From the tide... More 

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