Operation Shore Patrol

Operation Shore Patrol is an annual cleanup of Washington state ocean beaches scheduled for the third weekend in September. All interested citizens are invited to participate. Be sure to bring gloves and rain gear, and be careful of soft sand!

The goal of Operation Shore Patrol is to focus attention on litter accumulated from water and land sources on Washington state ocean beaches. Litter poses a threat to people, fish and wildlife and creates an unsightly environment. Operation Shore Patrol is a major step in helping to rid the Washington state coastline of litter and debris.

Who is Involved
  • Pacific Northwest 4-Wheel Drive Association
  • CoastSavers
  • Chambers of commerce
  • Cities of Westport, Ocean Shores, and Long Beach
  • Grass Roots Garbage Gang
  • Grays Harbor County Commissioners and Public Works
  • Interested citizens
  • Merchants associations
  • Pacific Northwest 4-Wheel Drive Association
  • Peninsula schools
  • Retail stores
  • Scouts
  • Service clubs
  • Tribal nations
  • Department of Ecology
  • Ocean Conservancy