Third Beach

Third Beach is an easy, 3.6 mile in-and-out day hike or backpack with 280 ft in elevation gain. Start off on an old road trail through forest to the rugged beach and a scenic falls.

Maps: South Olympic Coast (CC), La Push (USGS) A short trail leads down to the beach. Tents can be pitched on the sand and the day can be spent hiking, exploring the beach, and examining tide pools. The most difficult part of the trip is scrambling over deadfall washed up on the beach. There is a stream near the trail that can be used for filtering water. There is a vault toilet on the ridge above the beach.

  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Length: 3.6 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 280 ft
  • 280 ft
  • Land Manager: Olympic National Park
  • Parking Permit Required: National Park Entrance Fee
  • Recommended Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Route/Place Capacity: 12
Map
  • Green Trails La Push No. 163S
Activities

Upcoming Activities

Backpack - Third Beach

Backpacking Trip
Three day, two night backpack Thursday 8-5-21 to Saturday 8-7-21 from Third Beach continuing to
Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous
Thu, Aug 5, 2021 - Sat, Aug 7, 2021
No Prerequisites, Leader's Permission Required
0 participants
Registration closed Jul 22
Tacoma Branch

Backpack - Third Beach

Backpacking Trip
Perseid meteor shower
Difficulty: Easy
Wed, Aug 11, 2021 - Fri, Aug 13, 2021
No Prerequisites
4 participants
Canceled
Seattle Branch
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