Long Beach

Long Beach, Washington (Pacific County)

Last Updated: 07/11/2019
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Highlight: Long Beach
The World's longest drivable beach is a great place to enjoy a range of activities including kiting, fishing, picnicking, storm watching, biking, and hiking. It is a great family and pet-friendly beach with a rich history. Aside from the physical activities, you can check out the World Kite Museum, eat incredible seafood at any of the numerous restaurants, or check out the distillery. If you drive this beach in July, you may even see the yearly sand castle competition. Whether you are passing through or just looking for an evening away from the house, be sure to check this out!


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1. Oysterville Ocean Beach Access (0 mi)
The Oysterville Beach Access is the northernmost approach. Only travel south from this access. Obey all traffic laws and do not drive recklessly. Drive on the uppermost hard sand and do not drive on the sand dunes where the grass is. Fires are prohibited within 100 feet of the sand dunes. Only enter the beach from these waypoints as the other roads are private property. There is a restroom here. Optionally, you can park here and hike north past the motor vehicle probation sign into Ledbetter State Park. Do not park past the tide line and always check a tide chart before leaving your vehicle.

Directions to Trailhead

Starting Point: Long Beach, Washington

Travel west on Highway 101 towards Long Beach. Turn right on Highway 103 (Pacific Ave) and from the navigate to any of the 5 Beach Access Points. Waypoint 1: Continue straight onto Pacific Way/Vernon Ave for 11.1 miles. Continue to follow Vernon Ave for 1.4 miles. Continue onto Joe Johns Rd for 374 feet. Turn right onto N St for 0.3 miles. Turn left at the 1st cross street onto 295th St for 0.2 miles. Turn right onto I St for 2.2 miles. Turn left onto Oysterville Rd/Oysterville Approach for Oysterville Beach Access Point. Waypoint 2: Head north on WA-103 N/Pacific Ave toward 40th Pl for 11.1 miles. Turn left onto 261st Pl/Bay Ave for Ocean Park Beach Access Point. Waypoint 3: Head north on WA-103 N/Pacific Ave toward 40th Pl for 9.3 miles. Turn left onto 225th St for Klipsan Beach Access Point. Waypoint 4: Head north on WA-103 N/Pacific Ave toward 3rd St NE for 4.4 miles and turn left onto Cranberry Rd for Cranberry Beach Access Point. Waypoint 5: Head north on WA-103 N/Pacific Ave toward 40th Pl 1.4 miles and turn left onto Bolstad Ave for Bolstad Beach Access Point.


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Jasmine & Jon Hughes

Mapping Crew - Washington

Centered in the pinnacle of the Pacific NW and growing up cruising around the small town of Quilcene, Jasmine grew with a fascination and passion for outdoors and travel, many of those adventures fueled by the family's 1998 Jeep Cherokee. Years later, photography grew as a way to capture and share the adventures being had. After a road trip from Seattle to San Diego in a 1996 Jetta, a 4WD truck would be the next step in going further in photographing the wild places of the West. In December of 2016, a manual 1989 Toyota Pickup was purchased and those dreams would continue to flourish. Jon grew up in a small Wisconsin town. In 2004, his parents decided to purchase a new Jeep LJ. They picked the LJ because of the additional room, as it would be used for a road trip to Florida. After joining the navy, the family Jeep followed Jon down to Georgia and became his own. It took him to Virginia, and then Washington. It wasn't until Washington that things started to happen for Jon and his Jeep. Jasmine, now his wife, got him more interested in hiking, and ultimately overlanding. Over time, Jon and Jasmine realized that they wanted to use the Jeep to tackle harder trails, and spend weekends in ORV parks. It was through this decision that the mostly stock Jeep received a refreshing upgrade after 15 years of driving. Jon usually drives the Jeep when the trail is in question, and to allow Jasmine to document the trails. Currently, Jon has been in 26 states with the Jeep, via family trips and his time in the navy. Jon hopes to travel to every state with his Jeep, including Alaska and Hawaii.
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