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Address: Olympic National Park, WA
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Considered one of the most beautiful beaches on the Washington Coast, this...

Considered one of the most beautiful beaches on the Washington Coast, this stretch of sand features tide pools, sea stacks and headlands, all abutted by a coastal forest.

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A trip by recommendation

It's a long drive from Port Townsend Washington, but so very worth the drive. The views are absolutely amazing. It's a great feeling to be in such a remote place. Stay for the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
DoloresJacoby
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West Palm Beach, Florida

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mpls
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though it was dry the last week it was muddy and trying to stay on the trail. bring food and water- it seems to never end. i had to focus on the 'obstacle trail ' so i didnt see much else. was passed by overnite campers. i also was offended that the charge 10 dollars to visit this town!!... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a long drive from Port Townsend Washington, but so very worth the drive. The views are absolutely amazing. It's a great feeling to be in such a remote place. Stay for the sunset!

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Thank DoloresJacoby
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

It is a fantastic beach and it can be a fun muddy hike it's your choice. If you want to enjoy the beach without the mud then look for a little sign that says parking about the first 1/3 of the beach road. $10 bucks your car is safe and you walk across the road to the beach it's that... More 

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West Bloomfield, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

If you can swing it, do it! The hike out to Shi Shi (pronounced Shy Shy) is not too bad but is a bit muddy in spots. There are paths around the mud so it wasn't too bad - but we are on a hike so you should expect to get a bit dirty! At the end, however, there is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Relaxed here after Cape Flattery! Enjoyed a beverage (of our own) on a rock and had a special time watching the tide come in around us.

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Thank Teresa S
Brandon, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

This is a super muddy hike, about 1.7 miles to the beach on a dirt/mud trail that has a lot of standing water. We tried going around the muddy areas but it took forever so we ended up just sloshing through the mud. At the end of the trail prior to going down to the beach area you must climb... More 

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

This trail is a nice and easy, with very few changes in elevation. It's a good one to bring your kids to, just be careful of the descent to the beach. There are safety ropes so be sure to use them and you should be A-ok! I got sick of the mud towards the end of the trail, but its... More 

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Stamford, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

*let me start by saying this is a review for the hike to Seafield Creek campground. Shi Shi is the closest landmark recognized by Trip Advisor* I wanted to write a review about this hike as there was a lot I didn't know until I got to the park (from Connecticut!) that I couldn't find in my endless internet searches... More 

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South Royalton, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

This is truly one of the most spectacular beaches in the world and only a 50 minute walk to the steep descent to the sand. Even if you don't walk the next hour plus to the arches and Petroleum Creek, wander north a bit to wondeful tidal pools, caves and sea stacks. It will be some of the best 3... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

I'm a hiker and I don't find this hike difficult at all as most of the trail was relatively flat. What is annoying is dealing with the mud especially if you're not wearing waterproof shoes. This could be a very dirty hike. The only caution is that there is a very steep decent at the end of the trail to... More 

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