Rialto Beach is a beach on the Pacific Ocean in the US state of Washington. It is one of the best known beaches in Olympic National Park.
Rialto Beach is located in Clallam County and the state of Washington, in the western part of the country, 3,900 km west of the capital city of Washington, D.C.
From the beach you can see different stacks in the sea, as well as James Island. Rialto Beach is located north of the mouth of the Quillayute River. South of the mouth lies the town of La Push, which is part of the Quileute Indian reserve. The closest town is Forks.
Access : Coordinates: 47.908333, -124.642222 / Rialto Beach is approximately a 4-hour drive from Seattle / The beach is accessible via Mora Road, part of the Washington State Route 110 that connects Forks with La Push. There is a parking on Rialto Beach, with picnic and toilet facilities. There is a National Park Service campsite with 94 pitches about 3 kilometers from Rialto Beach.
- Hole-in-the-Wall Trail : Hole-in-the-Wall Trail is a 3.8-mile round-trip trail with light traffic located near Forks, Washington. It has a river and is qualified as moderate. The trail offers a series of activity options and is accessible year-round.Hiking Time: Two hours out and back.
- The beach was named “Rialto” by the famous magician Claude Alexander Conlin after the Rialto theater chain. Conlin had a home in the 1920s at Mora, overlooking the beach and ocean, until it burned in the 1930s leaving no trace as of 1967
Tip: You’ll need a National Park Pass to visit Rialto Beach.
Activities : Camping / sightseeing / photo opportunities- Photography , capturing wildlife – taking pictures of the beautiful sea stacks / trekking / environmental interpretation, landscape observation
Go next : To the south of the river is La Push Beach / Forks is a city in the Olympic Peninsula of Washington in the Pacific Northwest of the United States of America./ Port Angeles is the largest city in the Olympic Peninsula region of Washington