Ruby Beach, Olympic National Park

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Must see · Beach · Nature / Park
Ruby Beach is the northernmost of the southern beaches in the coastal section of Olympic National Park in the U.S. state of Washington. It is located on Highway 101, in Jefferson County, 27 miles (43 km) south of the town of Forks.

Like virtually all beaches on the northern coast, Ruby Beach has a tremendous amount of driftwood. It is notable for the number of sea stacks there.

The beach is so called because of the ruby-like crystals in the beach sand.
Destruction Island is located about 4 miles southwest off the beach. The island and the Destruction Island Lighthouse can be seen from the beach.
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  • It was foggy the day we stopped but still a gorgeous beach and well worth the stop. The beach has beautiful driftwood and black sand and rocky. It’s a little difficult getting onto the beach over the....  more »
  • Wonderful beach, stunning vistas and opportunities to enjoy the views. We bought food and drinks from the nearby store and had our food watching the waves roll in. Plenty of parking and bathrooms...  more »
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  • Beautiful view easy access.
  • sunset or morning, 100% with the trip. you will get the most amazing photos

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