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Ocean City State Park

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Address: Highway 115, Ocean Shores, WA
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Winter Solitude Camping

Great for Winter Solitude camping. During the winter they leave only a couple of loops open and most of the campers are RV's who want hook ups to keep warm. Great location if... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2017
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Urbana, Illinois
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35 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Confusing paths so we were concerned about getting lost. Nice deserted beach on a weekday. Nice covered picnic pavillion for when there's rain.

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Ocean Shores, Washington, United States
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27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

Do not park unless you have a pass! Its a trap. They did offer me a break on my expensive ticket if I bought the pass, =/ The State of Washington is doing this to the parks to gather revenue. They make it so you have to buy the pass as there is no where else to park! You can... More 

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Arlington
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28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Great for Winter Solitude camping. During the winter they leave only a couple of loops open and most of the campers are RV's who want hook ups to keep warm. Great location if you are going to be digging Razor Clams.

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Pasco, Washington
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389 reviews
163 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

This park is a gem... beautiful setting with good camping and beach access. Can't ask for anymore than that!

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Lake Stevens, Washington
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67 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We went camping looking for a storm. We have a trailer so weather is not an issue. The park was very wet, many of the sites had water standing and were mostly un-usable. We had a great time--even with the need for boots.

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Ocean Shores, Washington
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262 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

My husband & I love this beautiful little State Park and would have given it 5 stars if it weren't for the constant fight with water and - ultimately - mud when it's raining. The campground is well maintained and most campsites are laid out to maximize a more private feel even when camped just yards from others. Beach access... More 

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Thank LoryGene54
Camano Island, Washington
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119 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

This state park lies just north of the city of Ocean Shores. We camped at a full hook-up site as close to the beach as possible. Close means about a quarter-mile walk through coastal vegetation and dunes. The beach in this area is long, flat stretches of sand. Your visit will definitely be benefited by good weather, but being at... More 

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Gig Harbor, Washington
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49 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We came for a few hours with out two dogs. The campground was full with Labor Day week end guests but there were only three other cars down in the day use area. Out walk on the path to the beach was quiet and we only passed one small group on the way out and one on the way back... More 

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Palo Alto, California
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Plenty of park staff here and the campsites are well maintained. The trees and bushes between campsites are nice. There is a vendor coming around every evening with firewood and such.

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Thank luvpetslife
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Reviewed 25 August 2016

We wanted our kids to have the opportunity to wade/swim in the Pacific Ocean. While you can drive onto the beach (for free I think) "in town" we didn't want to be surrounded by cars. You have to park and walk through some amazing coastal dunes. When we arrived it was hazy and you could barely see the ocean. Thankfully,... More 

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