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Monthly Archives: September 2017

2018 Grays Harbor Tourism Grant Applications Available

Written on September 20, 2017 at 7:16 pm, by

ELMA, WA – Sept. 20, 2017– The Grays Harbor County Department of Tourism is now accepting applications for three tourism-related grant programs. The grant programs and their deadlines: Festival and Event Grants (deadline Oct. 31, 2017) Tourism Services and Projects (deadline Oct. 31, 2017) Special Marketing Project Funding (for consideration at Jan. 2018 LTAC meeting:  Continue Reading »

Seven Reasons to Visit the Loggers’ Playday September 9, 2017

Written on September 7, 2017 at 5:20 pm, by

    Each year, as the kids go back to school and summer starts to wind down, the town of Hoquiam starts to buzz. Buzzing with excitement and the sound of chainsaws in the early morning air, the end of summer means the Loggers’ Playday is once again upon us. For one glorious Saturday, this year  Continue Reading »

Where to Mountain Bike in Grays Harbor County

Written on September 7, 2017 at 5:10 pm, by

As you get on your bike saddle and take the first few pedals through the bumpy, forest trails, it is clear that mountain biking around Grays Harbor is unlike anywhere else. Under giant, old growth timber, along salmon-filled rivers, next to the breakers of the mighty Pacific and through river valleys known for their incredible  Continue Reading »

Take a Drive on the Cranberry Coast – A Guided Tour

Written on September 7, 2017 at 5:04 pm, by

  The Northern Pacific Railroad originally planned for the area around Bottle Beach to be their main terminus. When plans changed development in the area halted. Photo credit: Dani Dooley Take a Drive on the Cranberry Coast – A Guided Tour Tucked between Grays Harbor and Willapa Bay is a little-known stretch of coastal road  Continue Reading »

Lake Sylvia Fall Festival – Sept. 16, 2017

Written on September 7, 2017 at 5:00 pm, by

General Information Join us for a pancake breakfast, trail races, old fashioned games for kids, kids crafts, Boy Scout cooking demonstrations, water sports, live music and a large gathering of arts and crafts vendors. Did we mention food?? If not, we should point out there will be food and beverages, and more. Come to the  Continue Reading »