Ruby Beach is the northernmost of the southern beaches in the coastal section of Olympic National Park in the U.S. state of Washington. It is located on Highway 101, in Jefferson County, 27 miles (43 km) south of the town of Forks.
Like virtually all beaches on the northern coast, Ruby Beach has a tremendous amount of driftwood. It is notable for the number of sea stacks there.The beach is so called because of the ruby-like crystals in the beach sand
LOCATION : Olympic Peninsula — Pacific Coast
Activities : Within Facility , Accessible Sites , Campfire Rings , Dump Station , Fish Cleaning Stations , Flush Toilets , Hiking , Parking Area , Ranger Station ,Trash Collection . Beach provides a quick hike out to seastacks, driftwood logs, and a perfect lagoon for skipping stones.
Nearby Attractions: Olympic National Park has much to explore, including temperate rain forests, ocean shores, sub-alpine mountains, lakes and more. The lush Hoh Rain Forest, as well as the towns of Queets, Quinault and Forks are within a 45-minute drive.Cape Flattery
Rules and Regulations : There’s a $15 fee to enter Olympic National Park ($30 annual pass).
Pets are permitted on Ruby Beach and Kalaloch Beaches 1-6. Pets are not permitted on trails. Pets are permitted in campgrounds and must be leashed at all times.
Contact Information : Olympic National Park 600 East Park Avenue Port Angeles, WA 98362-6798 , Visitor Information: 360.565.3130 , Road & Weather Hotline: 360.565.3131