Campgrounds near Ocean Shores, Wash.

Campgrounds near Ocean Shores, Wash.
Ocean Shores, Washington is surrounded by water. Two lakes, 23 miles of canals, Grays Harbor and the Pacific Ocean make this a natural draw for outdoorsmen partial to water-based activities. Several campground options exist in the region.

Blue Pacific Motel and RV Park

The Blue Pacific RV Park is a few minutes walk to the beach (the park owns a 200-foot oceanfront stretch behind its camping area) and can accommodate both RV and tent campers. Tent sites do not have hookups but do have access to fresh water for drinking and cooking. RV sites have 30- or 50-amp electric, water and sewer. All guests have access to the resorts showers, bathroom and laundry room. Pets are allowed if leashed. Being close to the beach allows surfers to catch early morning waves, and sea-kayakers convenient access to the shores.

Blue Pacific Motel and RV Park
2707 State Route 109
Ocean City, WA. 98569
(360) 289-2262


Ocean City State Park

The Ocean City State Park offers visitors RV and tent camping. Tent sites are primitive but have fire rings and picnic tables.RV sites have 30-amp electric and water. There is a dump station for guest use, but RVs should have gray-water containment systems. All guests may use the showers and toilets on the grounds. Pets are allowed but must remain leashed while in the park. Bird-watchers can spot many species of migratory birds from the campground and park. There are beaches for surfers, scuba divers and sea-kayakers.

Ocean City State Park
Ocean City, WA 98569‎
(360) 289-3553‎

The Dunes Beach Resort

The Dunes has a location on Copalis Beach where guests can surf, beach-comb, sea-kayak, scuba dive and swim. There are tent sites as well as those for RVs. Tent sites are primitive with fire pits and picnic tables. RV sites have 30- or 50-amp electric, water and sewer. Pets are allowed. Bathrooms and showers, as well as a laundry room are on the premises for guest use and comfort. Bird watchers can try to spot the many species of water-fowl and migratory birds that frequent the area.

The Dunes Beach Resort
3041 State Route 109
Copalis Beach, WA 98535
(360) 289-3873


Article Written By Eric Cedric

A former Alaskan of 20 years, Eric Cedric now resides in California. He's published in "Outside" and "Backpacker" and has written a book on life in small-town Alaska, "North by Southeast." Cedric was a professional mountain guide and backcountry expedition leader for 18 years. He worked in Russia, Iceland, Greece, Turkey and Belize. Cedric attended Syracuse University and is a private pilot.

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