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15 Free Things To Do With Kids This Summer in Grays Harbor

Written on June 8, 2016 at 11:15 pm, by

Summer is almost here! With kids out of school, families are looking for things to do around Grays Harbor.  Here are 15 ideas for activities, events and things to do around Grays Harbor that won’t break the bank. 1.  Lake Aberdeen With a unique play area, picnic tables, and a shallow area for wading and  Continue Reading »

Celebrate State Parks ShellFest 2016 at Westport Light State Park

Written on June 8, 2016 at 11:15 pm, by

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission and the Washington State Parks Foundation invite the public to attend ShellFest, this year taking place in Grays Harbor County.  ShellFest is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 4, 2016 at Westport Light State Park, at the foot of West Ocean Avenue in Westport. Turn left  Continue Reading »

Twin Bridges County Park Revitalized for Family Fun in Grays Harbor

Written on June 8, 2016 at 11:12 pm, by

  Twin Bridges County Park is a beautiful place to swim and sun. Twin Bridges County Park Revitalized for Family Fun in Grays Harbor As the sun climbs higher in the sky, enjoy Grays Harbor’s natural beauty and outdoor recreational opportunities at the newly upgraded Twin Bridges County Park. Known informally as the “Elks Picnic  Continue Reading »

Kitesurfing Rocks Year-Round at Ocean Shores

Written on June 8, 2016 at 11:11 pm, by

For some people the term “Ah, go fly a kite!” is more than a brush-off line from a 1930’s Little Rascals movie—it’s an actual call to the art of kite flying at the beach. Consistent winds on the Grays Harbor coast beckon all levels of flying aficionados year-round with any number of kite designs. On  Continue Reading »

5 Scenic Nature Drives in Grays Harbor

Written on June 8, 2016 at 11:10 pm, by

Living in the Pacific Northwest, especially on and near the Olympic Peninsula, we are lucky to have access to some of the scenic drives in the country. From old growth forests housing elk, bear, bobcat and deer to coastal vistas that are wilder than anything seen along competing coastlines, the scenic beauty in our neck  Continue Reading »

Birders Delight at the annual Grays Harbor Shorebird and Nature Festival

Written on June 8, 2016 at 11:09 pm, by

Attention residents of Grays Harbor: Prepare to be inundated with hundreds of thousands of visitors from around the world. This weekend, Hoquiam will become the center of the world for shorebirds as they make their annual migration from South America. Some of these birds will travel over 15,000 miles, making a quick stop in our  Continue Reading »