Second Beach Trail, Olympic National Park

4.8
#3 of 10 in Trails in Olympic National 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 trip itinerary maker tool .
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  • WOW. Another fine beach near La Push (about 17 miles from Forks). I think the trail to the beach is about 1.2m. The last leg of the hike is switchbacks- a 200f drop in elevation. You need to be in rea...  more »
  • We went here last week while in ONP. We arrived just over an hour before low tide which was perfect. The hike through the forest is another beautiful ONP hike. The fun part is when you pass through th...  more »

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