Day Hike - Kalaloch Beach


Day Hike - Kalaloch Beach

Rainy day hiking in old growth rainforests and along the coast near Kalaloch.

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  • Easy
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 300 ft

Meet at US Forest Service Parking Lot - Off Black Lake Blvd, West Olympia, at 7:00 am

Our primary trip was cancelled due to rainy weather. In this trip we embrace the storm head-on.  We will begin with a 5 mile hike in the rainforest near Lake Quinault; then travel to Beach 4 at Kalaloch, then Ruby Beach and decide where to go from there. 


Kalaloch Beach

  • Custom Correct South Olympic Coast

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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Rain Gear
  • Change of Clothes
  • Rubber Boots, if you have them, for crossing creeks at the beach.
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