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“HIdden gem in Pacific Northwest”
Review of La Push Beach

Ranked #1 of 5 things to do in La Push
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Owner description: Beach with lots of surf: perfect for surfboarding and kayaking.
Reviewed January 1, 2013

From Port Angeles we followed US 101 west for 55 miles to the junction with State Route 110 (signed "Mora-La Push") which is 2 miles north of Forks. Another 15-minute drive to the trail head of the Second Beach. First Beach is the easiest to get to because it is the only one that has roadside access which is very close to the police station. Third Beach requires a 1.2-mile hike so we decided to pass. Second Beach is a hike about 20 minutes which is just right for us. We hiked to the Second Beach at about 3:40PM and was rewarded with the breathless view. On a clear day, the beaches are stunning; the views are very nice and the waves are pretty. There are large rocks (like tiny islands) called sea stacks sticking out of the ocean that make for a beautiful landscape. If you have the time and energy, I recommend Second Beach because the beach is sandy (good for walking). However, the hike is steep and slippery and gets very muddy at times. First Beach is also very enjoyable but has tons of rocks in the sand, so you can't walk barefoot.
All in all, a stunning beach! It is to be noted that the area is famous for rainy days, and the day we went happened to have the clearest weather in two months (according to a local we met), so the views were more colorful than they normally would have been.

5  Thank theoldtimer
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Reviewed December 7, 2012

La Push beach was okay. Preferred Rialto beach. La Push is smaller but still nice. There are more cliffs at La Push.

1  Thank Joelle S
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Reviewed August 30, 2012

This is one of the most beautiful places I've ever been, not just for the natual beauty, but also for its spiritual atmosphere. Maybe now it's a little overcrowded because of its notoriety for the Twilight saga, but, I must admit, I knew this place from there, too!

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Reviewed August 16, 2012

Never had more than about 20 people at a time on this half mile beach. The sunsets were gorgeous and watching the meteor shower August 11 was spectacular.

1  Thank larry_rn1
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Reviewed August 15, 2012

My husband and I were in the area mainly for sightseeing. We came across Third Beach first, and decided we would take the 1.4 mile hike down to the beachfront. Most of the hike was very easy even though we are novice in the hiking world. The last quarter mile was easy getting down considering how steep it was. Getting back up was what I would consider moderate intensity, again we are not experienced hikers. The sights were truly amazing and worth every step once we got there. We continued on down by vehicle to First beach where the scenery is even better without the walk. Overall, the beaches in this area are truly beautiful and I highly reccommend this as a stop if you are in the area.

1  Thank Amy7973
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