By Geoffrey Schmid

Heaven And Sea, Point Of The Arches

Equipment Info
Neah Bay
Brief Directions

About a three hour drive from Seattle to the trailhead on Makah Tribal Land, then a four mile hike over muddy trail and then beach to get to the Point. A permit from the Park Service is required for overnight camping.


Point of the Arches, Olympic National Park is part of Shi Shi Beach on the northern Washington coast. The largest continuous stretch of wilderness coast in the US, the Washington coast has an endless bounty of photographic opportunity in the way of sea stacks, sandstone rock formations, pounding surf and ever-changing light.

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