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Another gorgeous beach

Fantastic views and areas to walk at low tide. We enjoyed wandering around and exploring the tide... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2017
tree1110
,
Port Angeles, Washington
Beautiful

This was the first of 3 beaches we stopped at while on our ONP loop! It was a great walk/jog to the... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Valori H
,
Brainerd, Minnesota
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Pacific coast beach.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hole in the wall” (122 reviews)
“low tide” (89 reviews)
“tide pools” (71 reviews)
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Olympic National Park, WA
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

Fantastic views and areas to walk at low tide. We enjoyed wandering around and exploring the tide pools

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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

This was the first of 3 beaches we stopped at while on our ONP loop! It was a great walk/jog to the hole in the rock. It was high tide so we didn't get to walk through it but still neat to get pics of...More

2  Thank Valori H
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

I've never been anywhere like this before. It's a really spectacular location. We came here with our 3 teenaged children whilst on holiday. They aren't impressed by much but I think even they could see it was pretty amazing. My son particularly enjoyed climbing over...More

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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

I was looking forward to this musical beach raved about in “Sunset” as the most musical beach in the world, but the tide wasn’t high enough or maybe needs a storm thrown in....there are lots of pebbles and rocks which in my mind can hear...More

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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

If you want to see the pure power of nature at a single location, Rialto Beach is a place you want to go. To see the massive trees being thrown around like toothpicks is a sight to behold. Be careful as you venture into the...More

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Reviewed 27 October 2017

This long beach has stunning views. The huge amount of drift wood on the beach adds to the beauty. There are restrooms & picnic tables in the parking lot. There are hiking trails in the woods or you can just stroll the beach. This is...More

Thank harryatkck
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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

I managed to get to Rialto Beach just before sunset to do the hike back to the Hole in the Wall (close to 2 miles down the beach.) It wasn’t low tide at the time, but was just an hour or so away from the...More

1  Thank Rebecca S
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

Such a beautiful beach, especially in the morning light! We arrived at about 9:30 am (1.5 hours after a 0.0 low tide) and the sun was just starting to come over the tops of the trees. Walked down to the Hole in the Wall and...More

1  Thank vagabond_dreams
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

We were there in mid September. It was raining. It was overcast. We didn't care. There was something so magical, rugged, beautiful about this beach. The waves were crashing. The forest next to the beach was worn with weathered trees and large pieces of weathered...More

1  Thank Wanda R
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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

After reading many TA forms and with the help of the experts we decided to make Rialto the beach stop for us. It was a good stop after visiting the Hoh Ria forest before heading bank to Port Angeles. We arrived before sunset. The parking...More

Thank mcollazo288
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dancer3361
26 July 2018|
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Response from Papacito62 | Reviewed this property |
Sandals will be fine, but once you get to the beach, barefoot is best.. the beach is pretty clean and nice to walk on.
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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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