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Parks

Beaver Lake Park

This peaceful lake is located fourteen miles south of Clallam Bay on Hwy 113. It’s a great place to kayak, picnic or fish. Non-motorized boats only. Picnic tables are at the lake’s edge. In November,trumpeter swans can be seen frequently on Beaver Lake during the migration south.

Bogachiel State Park

Located 35 miles from Clallam Bay, south of Forks on Hwy 101, this popular State Park has a picnic area, showers, forty campsites and a group camp.

More information about Washington State Parks can be found here.

Clallam River Spit County Park

Located on the beach in downtown Clallam Bay, this day-use-only park is a wonderful spot to spend the afternoon. From the parking lot, a well-groomed path leads to a bridge (Spring-Fall) over the Clallam River and onto the beach. Enjoy a day having a family picnic, beachcombing for agates or surf fishing. The public rest rooms are open year round.

More information for Clallam County Parks can be found here.

Hoko River State Park

The Hoko River State Park is a group of properties that totals about 1,000 acres. Although it is not an official State Park yet, Hoko River State Park still provides many recreational opportunities in the Clallam Bay/Sekiu area. There are freshwater access points on the Hoko and Little Hoko Rivers as well as beach access on the Strait of Juan de Fuca. One can fish, surf, hike, kayak, beach comb and many other things within the park. The park is day use only at this time and a Discover Pass is required.

Kloshe Nanitch Fire Lookout

More information about this historic fire lookout can be found here.

Lake Pleasant County Park

Kids love to spend the afternoon here because of its warm water swimming area, and playground. This lake side park is popular for picnicking, kayaking, boating and swimming. Small speedboat races take place on a weekend in early August. Located twenty miles from Clallam Bay on Hwy 101, turn west at Sappho, heading towards Forks.

Olympic National Park

Several entrances to Olympic National Park are located within an easy drive from Clallam Bay and Sekiu. In Port Angeles is the Olympic National Park Headquarters on the drive to Hurricane Ridge. Heading west, along the top edge of Olympic National Park are entrances at the Elwha River, Lake Crescent, Sol Duc, Lake Ozette and the Hoh Rain Forest. Sixty miles of Washington coastline, from South Beach to Shi Shi Beach are also included in a separate section of Olympic National Park. This wilderness park was created by legislation signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1938. For more specific information about hiking trails at Lake Ozette and within the coastal strip of Olympic National Park, please see our Hiking Section.

More information about Olympic National Park can be found here

Pillar Point County Park

This beautiful park is located ten miles east of Clallam Bay on Hwy 112. The Pysht River empties into the Strait of Juan de Fuca to the west of this bay. Pillar Park is a great place for a picnic, or for exploring during low tides. There is a boat launch.