Ruby Beach, Olympic National Park

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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, 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.
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  • We drove there yesterday. It had been on my list for many years. I had no idea how really beautiful this area is. It was so much more beautiful than I had expected. Good parking. We drove north from O...  more »
  • First beach we came to after driving through Olympic Park from Port Angeles. Majestic view of waves and rocks from the top. An easy walk down to the beach and challenging hop over driftwood logs and y...  more »
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  • Gorgeous! I grew up with the beaches of Southern California, so this one was a little cold, but the views are hard to beat. The sand was fun to play in. Only regret was that we couldn't stay long enough to wait for low tide and see the tide pools.
  • Super neat experience checking out the wild places in Washington. It's a popular location that attracts tourists but was not filled to bursting since the beach is expansive. Make sure to check the tide tables before you go because the trip is much better when you can see the little sea creatures at low tide.

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