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Parks and nature in Grays Harbor County

Top parks

Park
“The Olympic National forest has coastal, and mountain ecosystems combined to create a spectacular wilderness park. The park has an area of 628,115 acres, it nearly surrounds Olympic National Park and the Olympic Mountain range. Olympic National Forest contains parts of Clallam, Grays Harbor, Jefferson, and Mason counties”
  • 14 locals recommend
Bakery
“Must visit! Winery, distillery, garden shop, gift shop, putt putt golf, garden grounds touring, pick your own strawberries in the summer.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Beach
“This pretty lighthouse offers opportunities to climb to the top - check the schedule for availability!”
  • 10 locals recommend
Park
“Enjoy surfing, kite flying, beachcombing and more on this beautiful, rugged beach. Remember your Discover Pass or buy a day pass there.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Park
“Quinault National Park is just a 45 minute drive to a beautiful temperate coniferous rain forest, lake and great hiking. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Park
“Great place to go for a walk to enjoy nature and see some of the sea birds of the area. On the nearby beaches people will often be kitesurfing, fun to watch!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Campground
“Explore the part of the Olympics Mountains. Some nice easy trails that expose old growth timber, huge cedar trees, rivers and views of some mountain peaks. 50 minute drive.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Park
“try Sylvia Creek forestry trail, picnic and dip in the lake, day pass required”
  • 5 locals recommend

Beaches

Beach
“This pretty lighthouse offers opportunities to climb to the top - check the schedule for availability!”
  • 10 locals recommend
Surf Spot
“The first surf shop in the PNW. 33 years on this beach and still going. If you rent gear, rent local from knowledgeable staff. Avoid hotels or coffee shops that rent surfboards, they don’t know the risks on stormy days. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
State / Provincial Park

Trails

Trail
“A 1.5 hour drive to Lake Cushman and hiking. Mt. Elinor is a popular climb. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Trail
“Explore forgotten rails through lush timbered forests on board your very own pedal powered Railrider in Shelton, Washington! A great family activity or outing with friends. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Trail
“By Lake Cushman, this is the most trouble free way in my opinion to get into the old growth for a short hike.”
  • 1 local recommends
Trail
“Hiking at Mount Eleanor, Mount Rose, Staircase and view beautiful Lake Cushman.”
  • 1 local recommends
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