Washington Coast Tidepools—Going with the Flow

A man hikes over rocks on Rialto Beach.

As the tides go in and out, sea life constantly adapts. Visit Rialto Beach or Second Beach on the Olympic Peninsula while the tide is out, and you’ll find seawater trapped in tide pools. Prepare for the greatest reward—these pools are teeming with life, from anemones to starfish to colorful algae.

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