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
  • Green Trails La Push No. 163S

Upcoming Activities

Stewardship - Third Beach

Stewardship Trip
This is a stewardship opportunity to participate in Earth Day beach clean up in conjunction
Difficulty: Moderate
Sat, Apr 18, 2020
No Prerequisites
3 participants 0 leaders
Registration closes Apr 1
Olympia Branch

Backpack - Third Beach

Backpacking Trip
Relax and refresh for a full day and two nights at one of the most
Difficulty: Easy
Fri, May 8, 2020 - Sun, May 10, 2020
No Prerequisites
11 participants
Registration opens Apr 27
Tacoma Branch
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