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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  • Ruby Beach is beyond words beautiful!! I can’t believe not that many people know about it. We went the first week of September and it was warm out, not too cold. I wish they had garbage cans on the beach and a place to wash your hands in the restrooms.
  • Very nice place! It's pretty windy down on the beach, but we went there from inland so the breeze was great! It's a pretty busy beach, there were lots of people! They have bathrooms, which is always a plus!! The sand is pretty easy to walk on, and there's a lot to take in, very nice sights!
  • Absolutely breathtaking beach. Lots of cool stuff surfaces when the tide withdraws, and the main island you can walk or to during low tide go find starfish, crustaceans, and other sea life. Been here twice and both times has been great, although parking can be very hard to find at times. If you’re looking for a more private beach to camp/have a fire on, this is definitely not the beach. Almost always busy.
  • This beach is wonderful to go To. It has became my favorite beach to go. Its beautiful. The 3hr trip to get there was worth it.
  • Ruby beach is one of the most beautiful beach I have seen it so far. The best thing is its easy to get there and whole atmosphere will fill you with joy.
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