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The Best Hiking in La Push

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Top hiking spots in and near La Push

  • La Push, Washington

    Camp at First Beach

    5.0
    La Push is an absolutely magical place to stay. Experience the tranquility and natural beauty of the rugged coastline of the mighty Pacific. It's a wonderful place to walk on the beach and take photos, especially of the offshore islands, enormous driftwood, and sunsets. Lots of resident seals, bi...
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  • Forks, Washington

    Camp at Second Beach in Olympic NP

    1.4 mi
    Second Beach is recognized as one of Olympic National Park’s crown jewels, and its views and surroundings don’t disappoint. It's a great place to spend a night but it can also be done as just a day trip if you wish.To access the beach, you’ll need to make an easy 0.7-mile with minimal elevation c...
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  • Forks, Washington

    Rialto Beach and Hole-in-the-Wall

    4.0
    3.35 mi / 66 ft gain
    Start at the very well kept parking lot at the end of Mora Road outside of La Push, Washington. There is no clearly marked trail to get to the sea stacks that are in all the pictures. It's about a mile hike down the beach to them. Although it is short, the hike can be difficult as the beach is m...
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  • Forks, Washington

    Rialto Beach to the Sea Stacks

    5.0
    1.06 mi / 26 ft gain
    Before you start this hike, you'll need to pick up a permit at the Wilderness Information Center in Port Angeles, WA - (360) 565-3100. The trail itself starts at Rialto Beach, which is at the end of Mora Road in La Push. There's a large parking lot for overnight campers so there shouldn't be any ...
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  • La Push, Washington

    Backpack the Olympic Coast

    5.0
    10 mi / 1028 ft gain
    Starting at Third Beach trailhead, hike 1.5 miles through lush forests to Third Beach. Once at Third Beach, follow the trail until you find a latter to pull yourself up the bluff. Continue to meander again through the forest before descending back down to a little cove of Taylor Point. Make sure ...
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  • La Push, Washington

    Camp at Third Beach

    5.0
    1.2 mi / -300 ft gain
    Third Beach trailhead is off of La Push road and is 4 hours outside of Seattle anyway you cut it. Two options once you're on the peninsula: Drive up from the south for awesome ocean views around Kalaloch, or drive down from the north and be blown away by Lake Crescent. Give yourself time too, be...
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  • Forks, Washington

    Third Beach Trail to Taylor Point

    5.41 mi / 1175 ft gain
    Third Beach Trail to Taylor Point is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Forks, Washington.
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  • Forks, Washington

    Third Beach to Hoh River

    15.32 mi / 2116 ft gain
    Third Beach to Hoh River Trail is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a river located near Forks, Washington.
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  • Forks, Washington

    Olympic Coast South Trail

    15.83 mi / 2382 ft gain
    Olympic Coast South Trail is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Forks, Washington.
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  • Clallam Bay, Washington

    Backpack Washington's Ozette Triangle

    5.0
    9 mi / 300 ft gain
    Start at the north end of Ozette Lake and proceed right, following signs to the mostly flat trail leading to Cape Alava. Be sure not to head left towards Sand Point, that is the trail you will use for your return trip. Once you’ve reached the coast, scan the sky for the frequently seen bald eagle...
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  • Clallam Bay, Washington

    Cape Alava Trail

    6.88 mi / 502 ft gain
    Cape Alava Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Clallam Bay, Washington.
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  • Clallam Bay, Washington

    Sand Point Trail

    6.03 mi / 322 ft gain
    Sand Point Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Clallam Bay, Washington.
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  • Forks, Washington

    Ruby Beach

    1.35 mi / 220 ft gain
    Ruby Beach Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Forks, Washington.
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  • Forks, Washington

    Explore Tide Pools at Kalaloch Beach 4

    4.5
    1 mi
    Parking at Kalaloch Beach 4 provides an easy walk to Olympic National Park's infamous tidal pools. With the correct tide schedule you will be able to explore and see ocean life such as starfish and sea anemones up close and personal. Kalaloch Beach 4 isn't the only place to explore tidal pools. Y...
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  • Neah Bay, Washington

    Hike to Shi Shi Beach - Point of the Arches

    5.0
    8 mi / 200 ft gain
    Shi Shi offers an incredible reward for those who feel like venturing out a bit further and reaching a less accessible beach on the Olympic Coast, just be sure to time your hike with the low tide! The trail starts off near the fish hatchery on the Makah Indian Reservation. To get there from Port ...
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  • Neah Bay, Washington

    Backpack and Camp at Shi Shi Beach

    5.0
    4 mi / 200 ft gain
    Introduction:My friends and I decided to head out to the Pacific Northwest (PNW) from Philadelphia to do some backpacking and beach camping.  We choose Shi Shi Beach for it's terrific beach camping and extraordinary photography potential.  Here is a rundown of the out and back, 2-night backpackin...
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