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Parks & Recreation

Site4Enjoy a picnic, tennis, a softball game, or swings and climbing toys for the children. Duck Lake and its interconnecting canals offer great boating, fishing and other water activities. Reserve a park for a private event by contacting the City Convention Center office at 360-289-9586.

City Parks

Parks map (printable or pick one up at the Permit Center).
Skateboard Park Downtown Ocean Shores SW corner at Chance a la Mer and Pt.. Brown Avenue.
Chinook Park  On Duck Lake Dr., two and a half miles south of the airport. This park is 3.2 acres.

  • boat launch
  • ADA accessible fishing dock on Duck Lake
  • multi-purpose field with soccer goals & bleachers
  • picnic tables
  • playground equipment
  • water fountain
  • porta-potty
  • public parking.
  • swings, a slide, and climbing equipment

Emerson Park  On Bass Ave, NE, on the west side of Duck Lake. From Albatross turn south. 1.5 acre neighborhood park.

  • tennis court
  • volleyball
  • tetherball courts
  • picnic tables
  • benches
  • parking on the south side of the park
  • porta-potty
Milo Schneider (Lions Club) Park   On the northeast side of Ocean Shores Blvd., across from the Sands Motel. 1.0 acre park provides playground equipment, picnic tables, and porta-potty. Next to the Lions Club meeting hall.

  • swings and play equipment
  • jungle gym
  • portable restroom
  • parking area

North Bay Park  On Albatross and Chance a la Mer Avenue, by the airport. 7.1 acres on the north end of Duck Lake, only 1 mile from the downtown business district, and just west of the airport. Fir trees shade the south end. Perfect park for family picnics, sports tournaments, and even weddings.

  • boat launch
  • fishing dock
  • picnic shelter with fireplace and picnic tables (reservations may be needed in summer)
  • baseball diamond with backstop and bleachers
  • soccer field with goals
  • basketball hoops
  • playground equipment
  • ADA restroom open until sunset (porta-potty near the boat launch open 24 hours a day)
  • public parking
  • boat launch ramp into Duck Lake and boat trailer parking
To reserve North Bay Park for such occasions, contact the the City Convention Center office at 360-289-9586. to reserve the day and time for your event.

No Camping in the Parks.  Commercial RV, trailer and tent camping is available at nearby State Parks and RV parks.

 Damon Point  A 61-acre day-use park, is the southeastern tip of the Ocean Shores Peninsula. The park consists of a one-mile-long, half-mile-wide stretch of land jutting out into the sea. Operated by the State Department of Natural Resources.
State Parks on HWY 109
  • Ocean City State Park  Located approximately 1.3 miles north of Ocean Shores,  between Ocean Shores and the Quinault Beach Resort and Casino. Camping, RV dump, potable water.
  • Pacific Beach State Park  Located approximately 15.9 miles north of Ocean Shores, Camping, RV dump, potable water.
  • Griffiths-Priday Ocean State Park  Located about 7.4 miles north of Ocean Shores.
  • Oyhut Wildlife Area  From downtown Ocean Shores take Point Brown Avenue south to Tonquin Avenue. Turn right to an unimproved parking area. Primitive area. No restrooms.