Cities and Towns of the Olympic Peninsula
Hoquiam is a small logging town located west of Aberdeen and just a few miles from the Pacific Ocean.
For those who love history, Hoquiam is home to the luxurious Hoquiam Castle constructed in 1897. Although this mansion is privately owned, one can take a tour. Discover the story behind this community at the historic Polson Museum or see a show at the Historic 7th Street Theater.
Looking for some outdoor recreation? Stop by Grays Harbor National Wildlife Refuge to view the shorebirds spring and fall migration on the new boardwalk.
Find all the visitor information you need to plan your trip to Hoquiam. Just use the navigation links in the left hand column or the drop down menu at the top of the page to find where to stay, where to eat, what to see and what to do.
Hotels and Motels
Econo Lodge Inn & Suites. 910 Simpson Avenue, Hoquiam, WA 98550. Phone: 360-532-8161.
Grays Harbor Farmers Market and Craft Fair. 1956 Riverside Avenue, Hoquiam, WA 98550.
All year round Grays Harbor Farmers Market is open Wednesdays through Saturdays. Find unique arts and crafts, local produce, fresh baked good and much more.
Museums and Exhibits
A 61-acre day-use park at 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.
National Wildlife Refuge
Hundreds of thousand shorebirds stop here to feed during their spring and fall migrations. View the birds and other wildlife from the new boardwalk.
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