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
  • Default Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Party Size: 12
  • Green Trails La Push No. 163S
  • Red Marker
    47.890724, -124.598815
    47.8907240866 -124.598815442
  • Red Marker
    47.874824, -124.579804
    47.8748236954 -124.579803944

Upcoming Activities

Backpack - Third Beach

Backpacking Trip
Camp two nights on one of the beautiful Olympic Coast beaches, seeing marine life at
Difficulty: Easy
Sat, Jun 16, 2018 - Mon, Jun 18, 2018
No Prerequisites
11 participants
Registration opens May 28
Tacoma Branch
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