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Grays Harbor Beaches

Grays Harbor Beaches has become Washington's coastline destination.

Seagulls enjoying a beautiful day at Ocean Shores, Washington.

Located in Grays Harbor County with over 50 miles of beautiful coastline, Grays Harbor beaches offers fun and activities for all ages. The collective coastline includes Ocean Shores, Oyhut Bay,  Seabrook, Westport, Grayland and several more small towns in Washington State, USA.

Grays Harbor Beaches offers an abundance of activities for everyone.

Uniquely split by the mouth of Grays Harbor, the beaches have become known as the North and South Beaches. Ocean Shores and Westport are considered the gateway to the Port of Grays Harbor.

Mouth of Grays Harbor and town locations

North Beaches

Grays Harbor Beaches is split into the North Beaches consisting of:

While the South Beaches consists of

  • Westport
  • Grayland
  • North Cove and
  • Tokeland. 

These towns are known for some of the best fishing, razor clam digging and the Grays Harbor Lighthouse.

         Beautiful day at Ocean Shores, Washington

Known for some of the best razor clam digging around. The towns offer endless opportunities for family activities, events and festivals.

  • clam digging
  • deep sea fishing
  • kayaking
  • biking,
  • hiking,
  • golfing,
  • horseback riding,
  • kite flying,
  • mopeds,
  • surf fishing 
  • beach combing 
  • gambling

These beaches offer year-round activities to enjoy on the Pacific Ocean.

         Surf digging for Razor Clams

South Beaches

Fishing Boats at the Marina in Westport, Washington 

Westport offers world-class charter boat fishing with the largest fleet this side of San Francisco California. The south beaches also offer great razor clam digging, crabbing, fishing, whale watching, surfing, a historic lighthouse and many annual events, festivals and year round family activities including visiting the Grays Harbor lighthouse.

Famous Grays Harbor lighthouse, Westport, Washington. The 3rd tallest lighthouse on the West Coast at 107 feet tall.

Westport Washington's Lighthouse.  The 3rd tallest on the West Coast. #graysharborbeaches #lighthousesGrays Harbor Lighthouse Westport, Washington, USA

With so much diversity between the North and South Beaches there's something for everybody. You're guaranteed a great time at the beach.

Both offer a wide range of accommodations:

  • camping
  • beach front rentals 
  • cottages, and
  • motel/hotels
  • condominiums

along with an abundance of activities for all ages.

Cabins for rent in Westport overlooking the Marina.

Cabins for rent overlooking the Westport Marina in Westport WA #graysharborbeaches #Westportwamarina

Planning a trip to the coast? Check out the upcoming annual events while visiting.

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Events Calendar

May 2024 

Clam Tides: 

Approved dates during morning (midnight to noon) low tides

May 6, Monday, 5:41 a.m.; -0.7 feet; Mocrocks

May 7, Tuesday, 6:28 a.m.; -1.5 feet; Long Beach, Mocrocks

May 8, Wednesday, 7:13 a.m.; -2.0 feet; Long Beach, Copalis

May 9, Thursday, 7:57 a.m.; -2.1 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis

May 10, Friday, 8:41 a.m.; -1.9 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks (Long Beach Razor Clam Festival)

May 11, Saturday, 9:27 a.m.; -1.4 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks (Long Beach Razor Clam Festival)

May 12, Sunday, 10:16 a.m.; -0.8 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis

North Beaches: Ocean Shores, Seabrook, Pacific Beach:

May 4 Seabrook Fernwood Sip & See Real Estate Buyers Event

May 4 Seabrook Seabrook presents Sera Cahoone Live

May 6-12 Oceans Shores Pacific Beach Approved clam tides

May 11 Ocean Shores WA State Chili Cookoff

May 11 Seabrook Mother’s Day Tea

May 11 Seabrook Mother’s Day Market

May 16-24-5-15-25 Seabrook Art Walk by the Merchants of Seabrook

May 25 Ocean Shores Rock & Blues Flea Market & Festival

May 31-June 2 Ocean Shores Harbor County Festival of Colors


May 2 Westport Halibut Season Starts

May 3-5 Hoquiam/Westport Area-28th Annual Grays Harbor Shorebird Festival

May 4 Ocosta 42nd Annual Oyster Feed

May 9-12 Westport Grayland Tentative clam tides

May 13-14 Tokeland, North Cove Tokeland & North Cove Art Studio Tour Part 1

May 20-21 Tokeland, North Cove Tokeland & North Cove Art Studio Tour Part 2

May 26 Westport Day of Remembrance

May 27 Westport Celebration of Glass

May 27 Westport VFW Memorial Ceremony

Clam Tides: see above

January 10-May 29 Local Beaches #Wildfloats

March18 –June 1 Westport Gray Whale Watching

May 2, 5, 7, 9, 12, 14, 16, 19, 21, 23, 28, 30 Westport Halibut Fishing (Season dates for South Coast Marine Area 2)              

Full list of South Beach Events

For more information regarding these and future events please visit our up coming events calendar page.