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Third Beach Trail

Easy/Intermediate
 4.0 (2)

A beautiful 1.5-mile trail through coastal forest that drops down to Third Beach and some stunning coastline.


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1.3

Miles

2.1

KM

Point to Point

363' 111 m

High

40' 12 m

Low

38' 11 m

Up

323' 98 m

Down

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

22%

Max Grade (12°)

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This easy trail is mostly flat with switchbacks descending about 280 feet from the forest down to the beach. The hardest part of this hike is a driftwood scramble at the bottom of the switchbacks to get onto the beach. Take your time, as driftwood isn't always stable.

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  4.0 from 2 votes

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  4.0 from 2 votes
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#585

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#11,916

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Heading back to the trailhead.
Dec 18, 2015 near Forks, WA
Jack in rainforest.
May 4, 2018 near Forks, WA
Crossing the driftwood pile to get to the beach
Jul 16, 2018 near Forks, WA
The trail is well maintained.
Jul 16, 2018 near Forks, WA
Nice wide trail to start out.
Dec 18, 2015 near Forks, WA

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May 28, 2020
Dan Hanus
Hiking on remote off-grid trail south of this trail, what I'll call 4th beach trail.
Jun 5, 2019
J M
2.6mi
Aug 14, 2018
Patrick S
Jun 22, 2016
Luke Skywalker
Sep 4, 1997
Cathy Wagner