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Beautiful beach and rock formations

The trail from the lot to the beach is about two miles one way and Very Muddy. There’s a fairly... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
San Antonio, Texas
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2 Mile Hike Through Woods and Mud then 2 Miles on Beach to Point of Arches (one way)

We bought our pass for the Makah Indian Reservation at the Washburn General Store. An annual pass... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2017
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Considered one of the most beautiful beaches on the Washington Coast, this stretch of sand features tide pools, sea stacks and headlands, all abutted by a coastal forest.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The trail from the lot to the beach is about two miles one way and Very Muddy. There’s a fairly steep climb down to the beach. I understand there used to be ropes to help hikers, but they’re now in the process of installing stairs/railings....More

Thank SKFM
Reviewed 6 October 2017

We bought our pass for the Makah Indian Reservation at the Washburn General Store. An annual pass for $10. Shi Shi is pronounced like shy shy. The parking area was fairly full. There was a toilet available. We hiked 2 miles through the woods and...More

Thank rusky1415
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Instead of the cold, gray and dreary beach that I had imagined, this ended up being one of the best beaches I've ever been to. When I visited the sky was clear and the cool air, which I'd thought be a hindrance, was actually really...More

Thank Thalassic
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

We did the day hike to Shi Shi beach. The hike is easy until you get to the spot to get down to the beach. There are ropes to help you navigate down the trail. It's a short descent and doable for most people. The...More

Thank WC_trekker
Reviewed 24 August 2017

I've now been to this beach 5 times because I love it there! A level but muddy 2-mile hike to the descent to the beach, then 2.5 miles of sandy beach with beautiful seastacks with arches and caves in them on either end. Lots more...More

1  Thank MtRainierDave
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We entered via the Lake Ozette loop and headed north for mikes along the beach. The sights at low tide were amazing. So worth the trip.

Thank DoloresJacoby
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Shi Shi beach is a great intermediate hike down to the rugged Washington coast. We loved being able to camp directly on the beach. The beach has dramatic rock formations at the end of the beach and at low tide these rocks have great tide...More

Thank Marco W
Reviewed 5 August 2017

The last leg of the hike is going down from a high clift to the beach and ofcourse back....but the rock formation,tide pools are fantastic, wear hiking sandles to make it easier to walk on the hot sand and rocks.

Thank Dannyshula
Reviewed 7 July 2017

This was by far one of my favorite parts of our family trip. Don't let the 4.5 hr time on google maps fool you, it definitely takes longer, especially being unfamiliar with the roads and traveling with children.

1  Thank idiotinabox
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We did this hike in mid-May. The trail to the beach (1.8 to 3 miles one way, according to various sources - took us about 1.5 hours) goes through ancient woods and is very muddy, the kind you sink into. The path at the end...More

2  Thank FormerGlobtrotter
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16 October 2017|
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Response from Dannyshula | Reviewed this property |
You can get the pass in the Museum in Ney Bay, only one needed.
14 July 2015|
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Response from TinaLouiseA | Reviewed this property |
Correction* 'Recreation Permit' not a 'tribal land use pass' is $10.