|• Fishing (freshwater)|
• Personal Watercraft (saltwater)
• Swimming (saltwater)
|• 1 Amphitheater|
• Beach Exploration
• Bird Watching
• Interpretive Activities
• Wildlife Viewing
Loops one and two have grassy areas that accommodate badminton, croquet and volleyball.
Digging for razor clams is allowed in certain areas during specified seasons and times. 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.
Rip currents, hypothermia, floating logs and unexpected high waves may pose hazards for surfers, surf fishers, swimmers and waders. Laws and hazards are posted on each beach approach.
Vehicle traffic is allowed seasonally on portions of the beach. Driving is allowed only on the uppermost hard-packed sand, and all the rules of the road apply, as on a public roadway. The speed limit on the beach is 25 m.p.h. All-terrain vehicles are not allowed in the park or on the beach or dune areas. Dogsledding with wheeled sleds is allowed on the beach.
The city of Ocean Shores has an 18-hole golf course. Duck Lake is located in Ocean Shores and offers fishing, skiing and boat launch facilities.
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
Full list of events
at Washington State Parks
Picnic and Day-use Facilities
The park provides four sheltered and ten unsheltered picnic tables. The parking lot accommodates 100 vehicles.
NOTE: Nearby Griffiths-Priday State Park has a reservable picnic shelter for groups of up to 50 people. For reservations call the park at (360) 289-3553.