About the Area

Gateway to the Pacific Ocean and the Olympic Peninsula

Grays Harbor County is located on the Southwest corner of the Olympic Peninsula along the Pacific Ocean. In no other county can you stick your toe in the Pacific Ocean one hour, and the next hour, be in the lush rain forest. Come to Grays Harbor to experience nature as enchanting as you have ever experienced. Grays Harbor is home to 7 bodies of water; harbors, lakes, streams, channels, canals, rivers and of course, our ocean. If water isn’t what you want to experience, then hike into our enchanted forests to witness wildlife in their natural habitat. Or experience the Quinault Rain Forest, one of only two temperate rain forests in the Northern Hemisphere. Camp, kayak, walk, hike, you name it, Grays Harbor is untouched and waiting for you to explore.

There are over 50 miles of pristine beaches to walk, beach comb or just get cozy in your room or at your campsite and watch and hear the majestic waves lapping the beaches. There are many photo opportunities to create memories for your family album. Grays Harbor is waiting to welcome you.