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First Beach

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Address: La Push, WA

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Sunset !!!

Great spot for sunset. We went there twice cuz we were there a little late the first night, but that gave a chance to see the moon and the dusk. Spectacular view with those big... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 October 2016
weiningl2014
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Great spot for sunset. We went there twice cuz we were there a little late the first night, but that gave a chance to see the moon and the dusk. Spectacular view with those big rocks (islands?!) sat there. Not sure if it's great spot for walking along the beach, it seems less flat but more rocky.

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Thank weiningl2014
Lansdale, PA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

We are from the east coast. This beach was very different. The ocean washed stones and driftwood are beautiful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Very pretty place, easy to get to, and it's free. Wasn't a lot of people. Compared to other area beaches.

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Thank aran a
West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

This is an absolutely amazing beach. It is truly the first Pacific Coast beach experience I had and it was amazingly wonderful. It was a sun shining day, the sea was calm and the waves lapping against the shore made it so wonderful for walking. The driftwood stacked everywhere was wonderful. People were making beach fires as sunset approached. Looking... More 

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New Castle, Delaware
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

The beach has a lot of driftwood that create strange shapes. These are good for photos. It was a bit cool here, keep a jacket handy.

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Pullman, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

It's an easy hike of about a mile down to the most gorgeous sandy beach with inspiring imagination and soothing the soul with the sound of the ocean. It's very popular, and there are many people walking on this trail, and yet, we saw a fresh pile of bear poop right in the middle of the trail. So be very... More 

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

This is a pretty good beach to visit while in the Forks area to get a flavor of what the Olympic NP beaches have to offer. 3rd Beach is more secluded but a much longer hike whereas First Beach is accessible by car. Rialto Beach slightly north also offers a bit more and can also be accessed by car. I... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

The good thing about this beach is the easy access, unlike the other beaches where you must hike to. It's a big beach with a lot of driftwood. It overlooks a few of the small islands in the area and extends down a good chunk of the town. Because of the easy access it got pretty busy when we were... More 

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Colorado Springs, CO
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

We did not like this beach. Parking is very, very limited. Once at the parking lot there is a sign saying you need to leave and go buy a parking permit. Driftwood is thick and blocks direct access to the beach. You can of course climb over the driftwood. We didn't feel safe here. Someone made a home on the... More 

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Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

Tranquil area with lts of debris & logs washed up onto the beach. Great for photography and exploring.

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