Griffith-Priday Ocean State Park

Griffiths-Priday Ocean State Park is a 364-acre marine park with 8,316-feet of saltwater shoreline on the Pacific Ocean and 9,950-feet of freshwater shoreline on the Copalis River. The park extends from the beach through low dunes to the river, then north to the river's mouth. This oceanside beach day-use park extends through walkable low dunes to a river. The park is the northern border of the National Marine Sanctuary, and the Copalis Spit natural area is a designated wildlife refuge, particularly for birds.

Discover Pass: A Discover Pass is required for vehicle access to state parks for day use. For more information about the Discover Pass and exemptions, please visit the Discover Pass web page.

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Picnic & Day-Use Facilities
Day-use accommodations include one kitchen shelter with electricity reservable by calling Ocean City State Park at 360-289-3553. The park offers 10 unsheltered picnic tables, two windscreens with three picnic tables each, and a playfield. The parking area includes space for 37 cars and three non-camping RVs. The park has a restroom facility.

Water Activities & Features
  • Clamming
  • Freshwater fishing
  • Saltwater fishing
Other Activities & Features
  • Beach exploration
  • Bird watching
  • Mountain biking
  • Wildlife viewing
Additional Information
  • A boardwalk connects the dunes with the beach.
  • Vehicle access to the beach is closed, due to road erosion.
  • A recreational license is required for fishing and shellfish harvesting at Washington state parks. For regulations, fishing season information, or to purchase a recreational license, visit the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.