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I stayed up all night to sea where the sun went. Then it dawned on me. ---unknown

Early mornings can be rough but taking a stroll through the coastal fog only to arrive on a beach teeming with bright colorful life can make it a little better! This week is our full moon, which means the morning tides are low and great for exploring the intertidal world and all the creatures that call it home.

Try not to get tide down--search NOAA for tidal heights and times using La Push (for the northern coast) or Destruction Island (for the southern coast).

Looking for a ranger led program? Join me, Ranger Julie, Tuesday morning at 7am at the top of the trail to Ruby Beach to explore the wondrous life of the Olympic coastline! This program will be approximately an hour and a half long, so be sure to bring water and wear shoes that can get wet.

Hope to see you at the beach,
Ranger Julie

Photo--An underwater view of the flowery looking giant green anemones that frequent the intertidal.
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I stayed up all night to sea where the sun went. Then it dawned on me. ---unknown
Early mornings can be rough but taking a stroll through the coastal fog only to arrive on a beach teeming with bright colorful life can make it a little better! This week is our full moon, which means the morning tides are low and great for exploring the intertidal world and all the creatures that call it home.
Try not to get tide down--search NOAA for tidal heights and times using La Push (for the northern coast) or Destruction Island (for the southern coast).
Looking for a ranger led program? Join me, Ranger Julie, Tuesday morning at 7am at the top of the trail to Ruby Beach to explore the wondrous life of the Olympic coastline! This program will be approximately an hour and a half long, so be sure to bring water and wear shoes that can get wet.
Hope to see you at the beach,
Ranger Julie 
Photo--An underwater view of the flowery looking giant green anemones that frequent the intertidal.

 

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Wish I could be there......

One of the best night hikes I ever did was an early morning backpack from Lewis Meadow back to the Hoh trailhead during the height of the fall rut.

We never saw a star fish 😢 I think we need to come back!

That could make it so much better!

Tide down...haha! Good one. 😉

Mario lets back

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