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Copalis River Spit Trail is a 3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Copalis Crossing, Washington that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and bird watching and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

Distance: 3.0 miles Elevation Gain: 19 feet Route Type: Out & Back

dog friendly

kid friendly

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nature trips

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bird watching

river

views

wild flowers

wildlife

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no shade
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1 month ago

A nice walk on the beach.

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over grown
Mon Jan 28 2019

This is a beautiful beach. The trail however is very overgrown, and hard to follow. We ended up on the beach about halfway though and tried to find the trail further on. No luck, so we walked back to the parking area by beach. Note, there is also a lot of trash in some spots.

Mon Jun 25 2018

Chill little beach walk with a bridge crossing the Copalis River

Sat Jun 23 2018

Easy walk trail is back next to picnic area in state park.

Sun Jun 17 2018

trail was more like a deer trail than a hike.

Sun Jan 28 2018

pretty simple hike, beach front views

hiking
Mon Oct 09 2017

A beautiful and interesting trail. The trail is a winding narrow path among dense bushes. You can also choose to walk on the beach and see seagulls and clams. The Griffith-Priday State Park parking lot has restrooms.

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Fri Aug 04 2017

Pretty hike along the bluff, easy

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Tue Jun 06 2017

This is a great hike. Prettiest we have found along this part of the Washington coast. Pretty meadows and a great beach.

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Thu Feb 14 2013

Park at the Giffiths Priday Ocean State Park parking lot. You will need a Discovery Pass or pay $10 for the day. Walk towards the ocean. At the sign that says no beach access make a right into the brush. You will be walking along the Copalis river spit at this point. Watch your step near the high bank along the river. There have been washouts. Continue to weave along the shoreline until you reach a low bank area where you can walk onto the beach. We continued north along the beach until the tide stopped us from walking any farther. We only saw two other people along this route. Our dog was off leash the whole time with no issues. Lots of beachcombing to do if you are interested.

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21 days ago

recorded Copalis River Spit Trail

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recorded Copalis River Spit Trail

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