Shi Shi Beach


Day Hike - Shi Shi Beach

Explore the finest beach on the Olympic Coast, hiking Shi Shi Beach to Point of the Arches, inspecting rock tunnels and marine life there.

  • Easy/Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 200 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 200 ft
  • Pace: 2.0 mph

Meet at 9:30 AM Sunday at Hobuck Beach Resort Campground, reached from Neah Bay by heading west on SR 112 and following signs to the campground. 

This hike is part of the Shi Shi Beach Car Camp, consisting of hiking to Cape Flattery on Saturday, camping Saturday night at Hobuck Beach Resort Campground and hiking to Point of the Arches at the south end of Shi Shi Beach on Sunday.  Leader permission is required for each of the two day hikes to assure that everyone registering for them will participate in all three parts of the car camp.  See the Tacoma Branch calendar for complete information, reached by clicking on EVENTS, TACOMA BRANCH and the dates of the car camp.


Shi Shi 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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