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Second Beach Trail

3002 Mt Angeles Rd, Port Angeles, Olympic National Park, WA
+1 360-565-3130
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Surreal Hike to Beautiful Pacific Northwest Beach

Seriously one of the coolest hikes to the ocean I have ever experienced. I have seen most of the... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2016
Christi L
Seattle, Washington
Amazingly beautiful trail

So is hard not to fall in Lee with a place so beautiful, as the Olympic area, the drive just t get... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2016
Los Angeles, California
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Dense and marshy forest trail on the Olympic Coast.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“low tide” (50 reviews)
“sea stacks” (50 reviews)
“tide pools” (42 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
3002 Mt Angeles Rd, Port Angeles, Olympic National Park, WA
+1 360-565-3130

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Reviewed 17 March 2016

Seriously one of the coolest hikes to the ocean I have ever experienced. I have seen most of the California coastline but had only been to the ocean once before in Washington State. Hiking down to Second Beach was surreal. There were these big yellow...More

Thank Christi L
Reviewed 17 March 2016

So is hard not to fall in Lee with a place so beautiful, as the Olympic area, the drive just t get here is so spectacular, it's hard t believe that the whole place is beautiful, but it's almost breathtaking. Unlike other places I have...More

Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

Easy trail. Would recommend for anyone (though there are steps on descent to beach). Took 20 minutes to get to beach. GO!!!

Thank anneworden
Reviewed 13 January 2016

Beautiful and easy to get to for a great sunset or just walking anytime on the beach. The other beaches were also easy to find.

Thank Diana L
Reviewed 6 January 2016

While Second Beach is on Olympic National Park land, the trailhead is located on the Quileute Indian Reservation along La Push Road (Hwy 110) shortly before one reaches La Push. This is an extremely popular trail and beach so it can be very difficult to...More

2  Thank Steve1362
Reviewed 6 January 2016

My husband and I decided to stop here after visiting First Beach. I was a little worried of the hike but we are so glad we did it. The path was very clearly defined and had a lot of steps to make the ascents and...More

Thank nuniiidmd
Reviewed 22 December 2015

great place to sit walk hike stare, if you go to the residential neighborhood you can find fresh fish to buy from the locals.

Thank MSPhoto
Reviewed 21 December 2015

Traveled here with my husband and kids in February this year for a Valentines weekend. We visited 1st, 2nd, and 3rd beach and loved themall. 2nd beack seemed to bea longer walk than the others but it was worth the views.

Thank TiffanyJay07
Reviewed 21 December 2015

My first time visiting the ocean of the Pacific Northwest, the trip is so worthwhile. West of the Olympic National Forest, about 50 minutes drive on highway 101, is the village of La Push, home of the famous three beaches of Olympic Peninsula: First, Second...More

Thank SFMD
Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

While traveling with our 3 year old, I had concerns after reading about all of the stairs to get to this beach. I was so glad we decided to give it a try! After a pretty hike through the rainforest, you get a glimpse of...More

1  Thank Natalie24624
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15 December 2016|
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Response from Lara W | Reviewed this property |
No reservations required or available. First come, first serve.
11 September 2016|
Response from Gail S | Reviewed this property |
It is South of La Push, off La Push rd. I found this on the WTA sight From Port Angeles follow US 101 west for 55 miles to the junction with State Route 110 (signed "Mora-La Push"). (From Forks the junction is 2 miles... More
Nancy B
15 July 2016|
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Response from Eileen T | Reviewed this property |
The trail itself is a climb up, walk on the flat, walk down, then scramble over a big log jam so takes a while depending on your age and agility. But allow plenty of time for exploring the lovely beach - so much... More