Ruby Beach

EASY 72 reviews
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Ruby Beach is a 1.4 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Forks, Washington that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
1.4 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
88 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

beach

views

wild flowers

wildlife

Beach 1 provides a quick hike out to seastacks, driftwood logs, and a perfect lagoon for skipping stones. A quick stroll along this beach will show great examples of the shoreline in Olympic National Park. There are towering seastacks, piles of driftwood logs, and an amazing array of wave-polished stones of all colors.

hiking
11 hours ago

So gorgeous! But this trail title/description is a bit confusing. After spending three marvelous hours on the beach and its tidepools, we returned to the car and traded our reef shoes for our hiking boots, ready for the trail described here. We looked for half an hour, but could not find the trailhead, and no one we asked had seen one either. Finally realized that the beach *itself* is the trail here. Weird - I don't consider beaches to be "trails". I've suggested that the title and description be edited, but for the benefit of others, there *is no trail* - just a wonderful beach well worth walking and exploring.

hiking
5 days ago

Truly beautiful... great little day hike!!!

walking
7 days ago

Make sure to go at early low tide to see the wild life and avoid the crowds

14 days ago

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walking
22 days ago

Easy super short trail down to the beach. There is a way to avoid climbing over a ton a huge drift trees by veering to the right. My teens enjoyed climbing among them. There is a a nice little creek to play in and lovely flat grey rocks everywhere. Very picturesque. Walk along the beach as far as you want to enjoy it!

hiking
22 days ago

28 days ago

Highlight of our trip. Super easy walk down to the beach. We just happened to be there at low tide. It was spectacular!!

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hiking
1 month ago

We absolutely loved this place. So many different area's to walk and hike. We will be back.

1 month ago

Very pretty beach

1 month ago

This beach offers everything! Nice sea stack, drift wood, tide pools with sea stars (the only place we found them due to virus in Oregon), even saw Bald Eagle in a tree!

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