Leadbetter Point State Park is a natural area open for day use. The park features beach frontage on the Pacific Ocean and Willapa Bay. It borders the Willapa National Wildlife Refuge which has about five miles of ocean beach and several miles of bay beach. There are views of the Pacific Ocean to the west and Willapa Bay and hills to the east. The park is part of the Willapa Bay Water Trail. Visitors can enjoy hiking, fishing and clamming at the park.Want to support Washington State Parks? Get involved by joining a friends' group. For more information, visit the Friends' Group web page.
The park is open for day use from 6:30 a.m. to dusk year round.
Winter Schedule for all Washington State Parks
Japanese tsunami debris:
Visit the Dept. of Ecology’s website
for information on tsunami debris found on Washington’s beaches, what to do if you find debris and how to report it.
Don't move firewood: Please protect the Pacific Northwest from invasive species by obtaining or purchasing your firewood at or near your camping destination (within 50 miles). Firewood can carry insects and diseases that threaten the health of our western forests. You can make a difference by buying and burning your firewood locally. For more information, visit online at www.dontmovefirewood.org or the Washington Invasive Species Council website.
The Discover Pass now can be used on either of two vehicles!Annual pass: $30
One-day pass: $10
(Transaction and dealer fees may apply)
A Discover Pass is required for motor-vehicle access to state parks and recreation lands managed by the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife and the Washington State Department of Natural Resources. Exemptions:
Your purchase of the Discover Pass supports recreation on state lands. However, the Discover Pass is not required if you are camping or renting overnight accommodations, for the duration of your stay at that state park. For additional exemptions and more information, please visit the Discover Pass website
Located in Pacific County.
From State Route 101 in Seaview, drive north on State Route 103 for approximately 19 miles. State Route 103 ends at the park.
Leadbetter Point downloadable pdf map #1
List of all downloadable Washington State Park maps
The park is situated on the northern tip of the Long Beach Peninsula with more than seven miles of hiking trail. Part of the trail system through the park connects to the Willapa National Wildlife Refuge. Revered for being a remote beach access site on the Pacific Coast, this trail takes you through lowland forest area, around the cedar wetland of Stackpole Slough and along the sandy shore of Willapa Bay. Please note that pets are not allowed within the Willapa National Wildlife Refuge.
The park is part of the Willapa Bay Water Trail. A variety of migratory birds can be seen from fall through spring, including shovelers, brants, pintails, buffleheads and sooty shearwaters.
There are currently no interpretive opportunities at this park.
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| ||• Camping|
• Overnight Accommodations
• Postal service
|• 0.5 mi. ADA Hiking Trails|
• 7 mi. Hiking Trails
|• Boating (saltwater)|
• Fishing (saltwater)
|• Beach Exploration|
• Bird Watching
• Wildlife Viewing
A recreational license is required for fishing and shellfish harvesting at Washington state parks. For regulations, fishing season information or to purchase a recreational license, visit the Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife website.
Free days at state parks
: Visit Washington state parks for free. The Discover Pass is not required to visit a state park on designated free days.
2014 State Parks free days:
Jan. 19 and 20 – In honor of Martin Luther King Day
March 19 – In honor of Washington State Parks' 101st birthday
April 19 – A spring Saturday free day
April 22 – Earth Day
May 11 – A spring Saturday free day
June 7 and 8 – In honor of National Trails Day and WDFW Free Fishing Weekend
June 14 – National Get Outdoors Day
Aug. 25 – In honor of National Park Service’s birthday
Sept. 27 –National Public Lands Day
Nov. 11 – Veteran's Day weekend
Please note: A Discover Pass is still required to access lands managed by the Washington State Department of Natural Resources and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife during State Parks free days. For more information, please visit www.discoverpass.wa.gov
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