Second Beach


Day Hike - Second Beach

Explore one of the most beautiful beaches in Washington, inspecting marine life at the ends of the beach.

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  • Easy
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 4.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 200 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 200 ft

Meet at 9 AM Sunday at the Second Beach trailhead.

This is part of the North Olympic Coast weekend car camp, involving hiking Rialto Beach on Saturday and Second Beach on Sunday and camping Saturday night at Mora Campground.  Everyone registered for this day hike must also register for the Rialto Beach day hike and participate in the Saturday night camp at Mora Campground.  Leader permission is required to assure compliance.  See the Tacoma Branch Calendar for complete information about the car camp.


Second Beach

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  1. Navigation
  2. Sun protection
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination
  5. First aid supplies
  6. Fire
  7. Repair kit and tools, including knife
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter
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