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Westport Light State Park
Westport Light State Park
WESTPORT LIGHT STATE PARK
WESTPORT LIGHT STATE PARK
Westport Light State Park
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Westport Light State Park is a 212-acre day-use park on the shore of the Pacific Ocean. The park offers a panoramic view of the sea. The historic Westport Lighthouse is adjacent to the park. A concrete boardwalk traverses the primary dune, connecting this park with Westhaven State Park, 1.3 miles away.

Park hours/updates:

Summer: 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.Winter: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The park is open year round for day use only.
Nature of the Area
Wildlife Mammals Birds Fish & Sea Life? Chipmunks? Coyotes? Deer or Elk? Muskrats? Rabbits? Raccoons? Skunks? Squirrels? Crows or Ravens? Doves or Pigeons? Ducks? Eagles? Grouse? Herons? Hummingbirds? Jays? Owls? Pheasants? Quail? Snipes? Woodpeckers? Wrens? Clams? Crabs? Sea Birds? Seals? Shellfish? Starfish? Whales? Bass? Perch

Environmental Features Physical Features Plant Life ? Spruce? Alder? Berries? Ferns? Moss or Lichens
History of the Area
The park is named for the historic Westport Lighthouse (also called Grays Harbor Lighthouse) built in 1898 and adjacent to the park on Coast Guard property. The lighthouse was built as a navigational aide for Point Chehalis at the south entrance to Grays harbor.
Park Store
Available in the area ? Auto repair? Airport? Camping? Diesel? Fishing/hunting? Gasoline? Gifts? Groceries? Hardware? Marine supplies? Overnight Accommodations? Pay phone? Postal service? Propane? Recreational equipment? White gas? Wood? Swimming

Supplies and services are available in the adjacent town of Westport.
Camping
The park has no camping.
Swimming
The beach is suitable for many improvised games. An ADA hiking trail, which is actually a concrete boardwalk along the beach, connects this park with Westhaven State Park 1.3 miles away. All-terrain vehicles (ATVs) are illegal on the beach and dunes. Swimming in the ocean is not advised due to variable currents or rip tides.


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Picnicking
The park provides 15 unsheltered picnic tables and one restroom for day-use visitors. Flip-top braziers are located at picnic sites, which are all first-come, first-served.
Area Attractions
Trails Water Activities Other? 1.3 mi. ADA Hiking Trails? Fishing (saltwater)? Beachcombing? Bird Watching

The beach is suitable for many improvised games. An ADA hiking trail, which is actually a concrete boardwalk along the beach, connects this park with Westhaven State Park 1.3 miles away. All-terrain vehicles (ATVs) are illegal on the beach and dunes. Swimming in the ocean is not advised due to variable currents or rip tides.
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Area Campgrounds
Ocean Mist Resort
2781 State Route 109
Ocean City, WA
360-289-3656
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Directions
Located on the Pacific Ocean at Westport, Wash., 22 miles southwest of Aberdeen, Wash. in Grays Harbor County

From Westport:Drive west on Ocean Ave. about one mile to park entrance.

USA Parks
USA Parks
Washington
Washington
The Coast Region
The Coast Region
Westport Light State Park
Westport Light State Park