Nature’s Champion Olympic National Park, National Geographic: Beautiful Beaches In Washington

A woman holds hands with two children accompanied by a man who wade into ocean waters with sea stack background.

Summertime sun allows fa family to wade into the cold ocean waters along a beach in Olympic National Park. The Pacific Ocean maintains a year-round temperature of around 55 degrees Fahrenheit on the coast of Washington which is also why the climate is mild, but also allows only short swims without a wetsuit.