Ruby Beach, Olympic National Park

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Ruby Beach is the northernmost of the southern beaches in the coastal section of Olympic National Park in the U.S. state of Washington. It is located on Highway 101, in Jefferson County, south of the town of Forks.Like virtually all beaches on the northern coast, Ruby Beach has a tremendous amount of driftwood. It is notable for the number of sea stacks there.The beach is so called because of the ruby-like crystals in the beach sand.
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  • My sister and I traveled here while visiting Seattle in the month of October, so expect some rain since you are naturally in the rain forest. This area is so beautiful for photography and a walk in na...  more »
  • This picturesque beach is one of the most beautiful I’ve seen! There is a free parking lot and a short hike down to the beach. The water was cold but you could still put your feet in the water. There ...  more »
  • We arrived at Ruby beach and almost did t venture down due to the pouring rain. So glad we did an amazingly beautiful beach with tidal pools to explore and great pictures.  more »
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  • The beach was simply amazing! The beach was gorgeous and had plenty of amazing sights. There were so many rock formations, marine life, and wonderful things to explore. I highly recommend this beach. We went on a Monday with good weather and we might have saw 16 other people the whole day we were there. A must see for the WA coast.
  • Amazing place. You should at least spend half a day here, if you're going with kids. We went on a sunny day, it was so nice... The sand, rocks... 😘😘😘
  • This is a great Park to stop at. On the way down we came across the cutest little dog and it set the tone for our day. We could not believe how beautiful the beach was. The waves are smashing against the rocks and it was really really relaxing.
  • Nice place. the trail is nice with a steep grade. good view and trails surrounding.
  • Can be fun even in January. No rain while we were there but don’t count on it. Logs to crawl over to get to beach but very picturesque.
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