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Nice hike and great beach

We did the day hike to Shi Shi beach. The hike is easy until you get to the spot to get down to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
west chester, pa
via mobile
Camp or picnic right on a beautiful beach

I've now been to this beach 5 times because I love it there! A level but muddy 2-mile hike to the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Considered one of the most beautiful beaches on the Washington Coast, this stretch of sand features tide pools, sea stacks and headlands, all abutted by a coastal forest.
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We did the day hike to Shi Shi beach. The hike is easy until you get to the spot to get down to the beach. There are ropes to help you navigate down the trail. It's a short descent and doable for most people. The...More

Thank WC_trekker
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've now been to this beach 5 times because I love it there! A level but muddy 2-mile hike to the descent to the beach, then 2.5 miles of sandy beach with beautiful seastacks with arches and caves in them on either end. Lots more...More

1  Thank MtRainierDave
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We entered via the Lake Ozette loop and headed north for mikes along the beach. The sights at low tide were amazing. So worth the trip.

Thank DoloresJacoby
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Shi Shi beach is a great intermediate hike down to the rugged Washington coast. We loved being able to camp directly on the beach. The beach has dramatic rock formations at the end of the beach and at low tide these rocks have great tide...More

Thank Marco W
Reviewed 5 August 2017

The last leg of the hike is going down from a high clift to the beach and ofcourse back....but the rock formation,tide pools are fantastic, wear hiking sandles to make it easier to walk on the hot sand and rocks.

Thank Dannyshula
Reviewed 6 July 2017

This was by far one of my favorite parts of our family trip. Don't let the 4.5 hr time on google maps fool you, it definitely takes longer, especially being unfamiliar with the roads and traveling with children.

Thank idiotinabox
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We did this hike in mid-May. The trail to the beach (1.8 to 3 miles one way, according to various sources - took us about 1.5 hours) goes through ancient woods and is very muddy, the kind you sink into. The path at the end...More

2  Thank FormerGlobtrotter
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We spent a the day hiking into and out of Shi Shi Beach - the reason to be in Neah Bay to see what this beach was about. We were with 2 couples with serious hiking experience and we fared well. It is a significant...More

2  Thank WC-Travelers-75
Reviewed 19 November 2016

This is hard to find and about a 2.2 mile hike in and out, but it is fabulous and would be worth the drive/hike. The entrance to the trail head is just south of the Hobuck Beach Resort. Park in the lot, lock your car...More

2  Thank Oceandweller7
Reviewed 14 November 2016

This was the first beach we visited on the US West Coast so it will be a special place forever. You will need to hike/walk for a couple of miles but it is a piece of cake for backpackers, or easy hike for anyone without...More

1  Thank AAS619
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14 July 2015|
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Response from TinaLouiseA | Reviewed this property |
Correction* 'Recreation Permit' not a 'tribal land use pass' is $10.