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Washington Backcountry Trails

Sunrise on Kalaloch Beach


Kalaloch Beach

Kalaloch Beach

Definition of terms below
Location: Washington Coast
Directions: Get yourself over to the Olympic Peninsula and drive north on US 101 to Kalaloch and find yourself a pull off to park and head down to the beach.
Difficulty: Easy
Elevation +/- virtually none
Distance: 4 Miles Roundtrip along ocean
Rating: 8 out of 10, 
Fishing: Did not try
Scenery: Pacific Ocean, sand
Map: Printable Topo Map

Kalaloch Beach is a great hike any time of the year, especially when the weather cooperates.  Make sure you put your gators on before hitting the sand or you will be sorry.

Once on the beach we headed north, the views are great. We hiked up the beach far enough to get away from the hordes of people. We had the beach virtually to ourselves.

It was a beautiful weekend to do this hike so we did not pitch a tent. we found were the last high water mark was and camped above that. Sleeping under the stars on a clear night on the beach is a priceless memory. In the middle of the night high tide hit, the waves were about 10 feet from our sleeping bags. The sound of the surf was awesome!

Make sure  you bring a frisbee.

Fishing- We did not try but there were a lot of people down there catching perch and other fish out of the surf.

Do it again? Yes

Other Links:

Harbor Tides
Saltwater Tides

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