Second Beach Trail, Olympic National Park

#3 of 10 in Trails in Olympic National Park
Hiking Trail · Nature / Park
Stretching for 1.6 km (1 mi), Second Beach Trail takes you along a flat stretch of coast offering unparalleled views of the ocean. The offshore sea stacks attract oystercatchers, seabirds, and gulls, but the real attraction here are migrating whales (March/April and October). You will need a wilderness permit for overnight stays. To visit Second Beach Trail on your holiday in Olympic National Park, and find out what else Olympic National Park has to offer, use our Olympic National Park.
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  • Simply Stunning! First the foremost try to get there at low tide. But even if you cant go! Its a beautiful walk through the start of the rain forest that has a steep area down to the beach but...  more »
  • Traveling along Highway 101 from Port Angeles to the Hoh Rainforest you'll come across several beaches given only numbers as names. You don't want to miss a one -or more importantly Second Beach. A...  more »

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