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The best beach on the west coast & my wedding chapel

The first time I visited Rialto beach, on a camping tour of the amazing Olympic Peninsula, I wanted... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
theSwurleys
,
Chicago, Illinois
Fantastic Beach (even in the winter)

Rialto Beach is one of my favorite beaches in the world. It is so beautiful. It also has a magic... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2018
Alec D
,
Seattle, Washington
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Pacific coast beach.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“hole in the wall” (116 reviews)
“low tide” (83 reviews)
“tide pools” (67 reviews)
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Olympic National Park, WA
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The first time I visited Rialto beach, on a camping tour of the amazing Olympic Peninsula, I wanted to walk through the famed 'hole in the wall'. and... I saw beached trees the length of city busses. I saw massive ocean carved sea stacks jutting...More

3  Thank theSwurleys
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

Rialto Beach is one of my favorite beaches in the world. It is so beautiful. It also has a magic about it. There is lots of bird wild life to see, no matter what time of year you go. Do miss this is you're visiting...More

4  Thank Alec D
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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

I took the recommendation of the park ranger at the entrance to the park, and made the drive to Rialto Beach for the sunset. It was extremely tranquil, and was absolutely breathtakingly beauitful. I had the beach alone to myself, and watched the sun set...More

4  Thank Jon H
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

Good place for a beach walk or picnic. Really intense beach. Good walking. Fabulous intense ocean. Go.

1  Thank Helen R
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

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

2  Thank tree1110
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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 5 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

Thank CavMcDs
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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

Thank 19CJB55
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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

2  Thank TheRuppanners
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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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lindabearbryant
16 August 2016|
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Response from shellychristmannaz | Reviewed this property |
There are no restaurants at Rialto beach
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JacobP145
7 December 2015|
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Response from Jim R |
If you want to stay closest to Rialto Beach then check out Olympic-National. It's located at the entrance to Olympic National Park and only 2 miles away on a 28 acre property bordering the Park.
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