Pacific Beach State Park

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Run with your kite, or your dog, on a flat sandy beach. Inhale the salt sea air and listen to the Pacific Ocean as it crashes on the shore by your side. Help the kids build sand castles, go fishing or dig for clams in season.

This small camping park northwest of Aberdeen features waterfront tent sites, yurts and RV hookups, so the fun doesn't have to end at sundown. Make a small fire on the beach (be sure it's more than 100 feet from vegetation), roast up some s'mores and watch the evening sky turn blue and then black with stars - or gray with storm clouds.

You will remember Pacific Beach as an invigorating day or weekend stop or special camp stay on a road trip to the coast.

Park features

Pacific Beach State Park is a 17-acre camping park with 2,300 feet of ocean shoreline.


Washington's coastal parks are dynamic and beautiful. They are also potentially dangerous! Learn about beach-specific hazards and how to stay safe when you go to play or camp at coastal parks on our Beach Hazards page.


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Free, high-speed Wi-Fi access is available in limited coverage areas at Pacific Beach. For more information on coverage areas and hours of service and our growing list of parks with Wi-Fi service, visit our parks Wi-Fi page.

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ada amenities/facilities

  • Campground
  • Restroom
  • Showers

Use our interactive ADA recreation map to search for other state parks with ADA amenities and facilities. 

Picnic & day-use facilities

The park has eight unsheltered picnic tables, available first come, first served. Day-use parking is limited. If visiting with a large group, contact park staff at (360) 276-4297 for parking options.


Water activities & features

  • Clamming
  • Fishing (saltwater)

Other activities & features

  • Beach exploration

Additional information

  • The beach is closed to clamming unless otherwise announced for a specific season.
  • 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 and Wildlife.
  • Strong rip currents and drift logs may pose hazards to surf fishers, swimmers, ocean kayakers and beach walkers.
  • 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.
  • Printable park brochure (PDF).