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Cold northwest beach

Added many layers to walk on this beautiful misty beach. Surprisingly second beach just south was... read more

Reviewed yesterday
TravelingUpstateNY
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Chatham, New York
Awesome Experiencing Sea Life

We really enjoyedRialto Beach and Hole In The Wall. Be very careful of the tide! Wear shoes you... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Kathy K
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Pacific coast beach.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good15%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hole in the wall” (120 reviews)
“low tide” (87 reviews)
“tide pools” (71 reviews)
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Olympic National Park, WA
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Reviewed yesterday

Added many layers to walk on this beautiful misty beach. Surprisingly second beach just south was warm enough for bathing suits!

Thank TravelingUpstateNY
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We really enjoyedRialto Beach and Hole In The Wall. Be very careful of the tide! Wear shoes you can get wet and have good traction. We saw purple and brown star fish in the tidal pools, sea anemones etc Truly fascinating. Well worth the trek...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Challenging hike! Be prepared for changing weather conditions. Believe me, I got soaked here, though in Port Angeles the sun was shining. The beach has sand, oodles of small pebbles that act like sand when you step on them, and larger rocks. There are streams...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's rustic. Good for long walks and sitting on the many, many driftwood perches. Easy to find. Restrooms in the parking lot.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rialto beach is a gem in the National Parks’ collection. It was somehow sunny and misty at the same time when we went there, which made for spectacular sights. It’s an easy walk along the pebble beach to get to several iconic sea stacks and...More

Thank ikennen
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of two awesome beaches in Olympic NP. The views of the coast are iconic and is a must see.

Thank LiketoeatCincinnati
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love how one side has forest, the sky above, sand below, and the ocean on the other side. There multiple photo ops and if you walk all the way down the beach you get to see The "hole in the wall". My kids were...More

Thank NicholeUSA
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is not a beach for swimsuits and sandcastles but is a rocky, cold beach. However, it is a beautiful beach with several stunning views. We took a hike down the beach to hole-in-the-rock. It was a long hike considering walking over uneven and shifting...More

Thank j0nese19
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must see for someone who has visited beaches throughout the country. It is unchanged from its earlier tines. There is huge driftwood or huge sunbaked trees that I guess washed up on beach. Sea stacks jutting out from the ocean floor. Long...More

Thank Mike p
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very rough but interesting beach lots of old wood and lots of rocks definitely not a beach for sunbathing but beautiful and the long visibility along the water spectacular !!!

Thank Debbie E
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Brithoward13
19 June 2018|
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Response from Papacito62 | Reviewed this property |
Actually it’s more of a walk than a hike, about 10th of a mile and 50ft down in elevation. Keep in mind the geography of the beach changes dramatically due to storm surges. The last time I was there you did have to scramble... More
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alicia w
29 May 2018|
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Response from theSwurleys | Reviewed this property |
hello - high tides and low tides happen twice every 24 hours and are determined by the sun, moon, gravity and tidal force, and, for this reason, vary daily - so...find a tide chart for this year online to get precise... More
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lindabearbryant
16 August 2016|
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Response from shellychristmannaz | Reviewed this property |
There are no restaurants at Rialto beach
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