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Can you walk on water? | Prime Living

 

Last updated 12/18/2020 at 2:16pm

Photo courtesy of SharonAnn Hamilton

Dungeness Spit is a long sand spit jutting out about 5 miles from the northern edge of the Olympic Peninsula in northeastern Clallam County into the Strait of Juan de Fuca. It is the longest natural sand spit in the United States. The spit is growing in length by about 15 feet per year.

In our Freewheelin' explorations we find a way to walk out into the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Yep! You might remember that the Salish Sea dumps water into the Pacific Ocean via this Strait.

The place we found is a bird-watching, cloud-watching, water-watching paradise with a lighthouse at the end. It's called The Dungeness Spit in the Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge. The Spit is the longest natural sand spit in the U.S., and is growing in length about 15 feet per year.

Unless you can walk several miles, you might want to enjoy the Spit from the beach at the bottom of the trail from the p...



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