Kalaloch Beach

Enjoy year 'round beach hiking and backpacking on up to 21 miles on the Olympic Coast's six numbered beaches north and south of Kalaloch Lodge and Campground.

driving directions

Drive US 101 to Kalaloch Lodge, Campground and Ranger Station.

on the trail

Kalaloch Beach is comprised of six number beaches.  South of Kalaloch Campground are Beaches 1 and 2 which allow up to 6 miles of round trip hiking.  North of the campground are Beaches 3 through 6 which allow for up 15.4 miles of round trip hiking. One common day hike north of the campground is to Browns Point, 4 miles round trip.


  • Kalaloch Creek crosses the beginning of the trail with varying water levels, especially during spring. Consider wearing well sealed boots and bringing a spare pair of shoes to change into after the hike.
  • Check the tide tables, especially if you plan to round Browns Point.
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Length: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 50 ft
  • 100 ft
  • Land Manager: Olympic National Park
  • Parking Permit Required: National Park Entrance Fee
  • Recommended Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Party Size: 12
  • Custom Correct South Olympic Coast
  • Trails Illustrated Olympic National Park

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  • Kalaloch Beach South
  • Kalaloch Beach North
  • Kalaloch to Browns Point
  • Kalaloch to Ruby Beach

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