New Parks map
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Adjacent State 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. Damon Point is a textbook example of accreted land, and is one of the few remaining nesting sites of the snowy plover
A magnet drawing birders from all over is the Oyhut Wildlife Area. 682 acres of wetlands and tidal flats home to blue herons, brown pelicans, pheasants, snowy plovers, and the list goes on and on
Ocean City State Park is a year-round, 170-acre camping park, featuring ocean beach, dunes and dense thickets of shore pine. Migratory birds may be viewed at the park, and beachcombing is a popular activity
We invite you to get acquainted with our parks, and enjoy 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. Arrangements may be made to reserve a park for a private event by contacting the City Permit Center office at 360.289.2754. Our parks and waterway system are available for the pleasure of our visitors, as well as our community's citizens, and we invite you to enjoy, and protect the valuable assets Ocean Shores possesses.
Our newest City Park in downtown Ocean Shores
- New parks map from public works
Download the new Parks map from Public Works HERE
- chinook Park
On Duck Lake Dr., two and a half miles south of the airport. This park is 3.2 acres with a boat launch, ADA accessible fishing dock, large multi-purpose playfield with soccer goals and bleachers, picnic tables, playground equipment, water fountain, portable restrooms, and public parking. Residents and visitors alike use Chinook Park for the conveniences it offers. This 3.2 acre park is located about mid point on the east side of Duck Lake. It is the perfect place to launch your boat if you want to ski or thrill the kids on the inflatable doughnut. A recently constructed, ADA fishing dock beckons the young and old to cast one's line and see if the fish are nibbling. Duck Lake's three little islands are just west of Chinook Park, and if you are lucky, you might see a deer swimming to one of them. Swings, a slide, and climbing equipment will keep the young children smiling, while an open field nearby is available for soccer, kickball, or flying a kite. Picnic benches, a water fountain, and portable bathrooms make this an ideal park to bring the family for a fun-filled time to play, to fish, or to launch your boat. A well maintained, gravel parking lot accommodates both boat launch vehicles, as well as park goers. Just two miles south of the airport, on Duck Lake Drive, it is easy to get to, quiet, and tranquil.
- Emerson park
On Bass Ave, NE. On west side of Duck Lake. From Albatross turn south. 1.5 acre neighborhood park with tennis court, volleyball and tetherball courts, picnic tables, benches and portable restroom. Emerson Park is Ocean Shores best kept secret. Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of tourist activity, this is a little gem beloved by tennis aficionados. Located on Bass Ave., on the northwest side of Duck Lake, just off Albatross, this is a lovely little park in the midst of a peaceful residential area. Only 1.5 acres, the tennis court and benches, volleyball and tetherball courts take up the west side of the park, while the remaining east section is a tranquil green of cool grass and fir trees. Come, enjoy a picnic on the green, or rev up your energy and get a game of volleyball or tennis going with family or friends. Win or lose, you are sure to have a wonderful time at Emerson Park. A portable bathroom is available for your convenience. Parking is available on the south side of the park.
- milo schneider (lions) park
On Ocean Shores Blvd., across from The Sands Motel. 1.0 acre park provides playground equipment, picnic tables, portable restroom, and Lions Club meeting hall.
Young families visiting Ocean Shores will be surprised when driving down Ocean Shores Blvd. On the northeast side of the boulevard is a park with swings and play equipment, which offers young tourists a break from the many beach activities. This is also the location for the Ocean Shores Lions Club meeting hall situated on the east-side of the property. Come, enjoy a bit of serendipity near the sea. Let the cool breeze rush through your hair as you take a flight on the swings, or climb a mountain on the jungle gym. A portable restroom, and parking area is available for your convenience.
- North Bay Park
On Albatross and Chance a la Mer Avenue, by the airport. This park is 7.1 acres with a boat launch, fishing dock, baseball diamond with backstop/soccer field with goals, bleachers, tennis court with benches and practice backboard, basketball goals, playground equipment, picnic shelter with fireplace and picnic tables, ADA restroom facility, and public parking for launch ramp and park.
North Bay Park is Ocean Shores' largest park. Situated on the north end of Duck Lake, only a short distance from the downtown business district, and just west of the airport. North Bay Park beckons all to enjoy its many amenities. Fir trees shade the south end, where you may enjoy a bar-be-qued meal by using either the bar-be-que stands, or the firplace located under the picnic shelter. Enjoy a game of tennis, shoot baskets on the sunny court, or play a game of baseball or soccer with friends or family. Children will be drawn to the swings and play equipment close by, surrounded by grass and native plants and trees. On the west side of the park is a large parking lot where the boat launch and fishing dock are located. Duck Lake and the connecting labyrinth of canals are the perfect place for year-round bass, crappie and trout fishing. The park has an ADA men's and women's restrooms which are kept open until sunset. A port-a-potty is available by the boat launch 24 hours a day during the summer months.
This is the perfect park for family picnics, sports tournaments, and even weddings. To reserve the park for such occasions, contact the city at (360) 289-2754 to reserve the day and time for your event.
- Skateboard park
The newest addition to the City Park System in the heart of downtown Ocean Shores. Just opened 2010