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Rialto Beach, Olympic National Park
(4.7/5 based on 440+ reviews on the web)
Take in the spectacular driftwood formations at Rialto Beach, a pebbly beach contained within Olympic National Park. It can be a bit of a scramble over logs and rocks to reach the beach, depending on the tide, but you'll be rewarded with great views. The picturesque beach offers a stunning view of the Pacific Ocean from Washington's west coast. The driftwood, both onshore and offshore, casts interesting patterns on the ocean's surface. Photographers will enjoy spending time playing with angles and perspectives offered by the intersecting pieces. Plan your Rialto Beach visit and explore what else you can see and do in Olympic National Park using our Olympic National Park trip itinerary maker.
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  • There was a suggestion to go to Rialto in a forum I was part of. I went, and although I was underwhelmed at first, it may have been my favorite stop of my trip. The logs on the beach were huge. After ...  more »
  • Cold wind blows off the Pacific Ocean and wild wave chop that chop at the coastline carves out a beautiful shore line. If you like remote beach areas, wind and waves, and rain on your day, and beautif...  more »
  • Although this beach is fairly remote, it is worth visiting whether you are passing through or staying in the area. Beach is actually black "sand" (small black rocks). Lots of driftwood and rocks to pi...  more »