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7 Beaches in Washington should visit

Explore vibrant sea creatures clinging to rocks as the tide recedes. Hike through rugged landscapes and marvel at the iconic sea stacks, perfect for photographers and adventurers.

Rialto Beach

Ruby Beach

Witness the raw power of the Pacific Ocean at Ruby Beach. Dramatic sea stacks rise from the waves.  Explore tide pools teeming with life or simply relax on the vast beach and soak in the wild beauty.

Long Beach

Build sandcastles, fly a kite, or just beachcomb for treasures on Long Beach's seemingly endless shoreline.  This 28-mile stretch of sand is perfect for families looking for a classic beach experience.

Cape Disappointment State Park

Despite its name, Cape Disappointment offers stunning views of the Pacific Ocean and the scenic Cape Disappointment Lighthouse.

Golden Gardens Park

Golden Gardens Park offers a little bit of everything, from swimming and sunbathing to beachcombing and exploring tide pools. There are also great views of the Olympic Mountains on a clear day.

Alki Beach Park

Alki Beach Park is a popular spot for swimming, sunbathing, and people-watching. There are also great views of the Seattle skyline and the West Seattle Ferry.

Griffiths-Priday Ocean State Park

Griffiths-Priday Ocean State Park is a great place to go for a swim, sunbathe, or explore the tide pools.