Rialto Beach, Olympic National Park

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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 to visit Rialto Beach during your Olympic National Park vacation using our convenient Olympic National Park travel route planning website .
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  • 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...  more »
  • This is one of two awesome beaches in Olympic NP. The views of the coast are iconic and is a must see.  more »
  • 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". M...  more »
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  • Part of Olympic National Park, Rialto Beach is a pristine beach with rugged features bordered by the dense Olympic Wilderness to the East and the Vast Pacific Ocean to the West. One of the few places on the contiguous US coastline (but one of many in the Pacific Northwest) that offers profound, peaceful, and serene seclusion.
  • Make sure to hike down to Hole-in-the-Wall if you go here.
  • Awesome sunsets
  • Spectacular place
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