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Griffiths-Priday Ocean State Park

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Awesome Oceanside Park

My wife and I walked along the trails of tall grass and dunes before finding a spot to simply ford... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
Manchester, New Hampshire
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Take the bridge

You have to take the bridge over, but the beach is great. The bridge is off to the left from the... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2018
Seattle, Washington
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  • Average18%
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Benner Road, Ocean Shores, WA 98569
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Reviewed 14 August 2018

It is just a park with pic nic tables and public restrooms. We could not find in marked trails or trail information at the park. You can wander on trails, but who knows where you will wind up. Walking one, we could see we were...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

We walked on the trail that began to the left of the picnic shelter. There were no signs the entire length we walked to indicate distance or actually how to get to the sand dunes. At one point, there was a piece of wood propped...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Rhensrude
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

My wife and I walked along the trails of tall grass and dunes before finding a spot to simply ford across the creek and get on the beach. The winds were blustery but the tide was low, so my wife was able to find some...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank chiefwahoo1989
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

You have to take the bridge over, but the beach is great. The bridge is off to the left from the road as you head toward the beach from the parking lot.

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank quantumstalker
Reviewed 21 October 2017

More like the east coast. The park is high grass that you have to traverse before getting to where the ocean is. Bring water to drink.

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank ebcnaz
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

There is no crowded at this place. Is out of beaten path and you can find here solitude. It is not large and not developed so it feels very intimate here. Great view of the Pacific from the grassy dunes. At parking spot you have...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank O6378WFannag
Reviewed 31 August 2017

The State Park is a little difficult to locate but it does have a large parking lot. The 'Trails' that lead to the beach really could use some extensive cleanup. Lots of trash and evidence of some dumping. The upper portion of the beach also...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank john e
Reviewed 9 August 2017

If you have visited any of the beaches along this stretch, this area is not much different: seagulls, dunes, kites. There is a kinda cool river/creek feeder to the ocean here, and you can walk an hour (or maybe more?) from here to Copalis Rocks...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank tallorink
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

This beach is totally worth the walk in! We are a group of 7 adults & 6 kids aged 10 months to 13 yrs. We arrived, paid for our pass, used the restrooms & immediately took the wrong path. There are a few paths you...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Rimrocknoni
Reviewed 5 July 2017

This is a 1 1/2 mile beach. Beautiful sand, lots of shells. You enter and park near 10 picnic tables with water and restrooms. To get to the beach go farther down the road and take first left, wide path of sand and follow for...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank davidvanlauwe
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