The Peninsula offers a 28-mile, white sand beach playground that is so open and tranquil that you may feel as if you have the beach all to yourself for most of the year! Take a closer look and you’ll see plenty of beachcombers, sand castle builders, kite flyers, Frisbee flyers, horseback and bicycle riders, runners, joggers and walkers, dogs playing fetch, families and friends gathered around a sunset campfire, as well as people playing volleyball, golf or horseshoes, picnicking, barbequing, sunbathing, clam digging, fishing, sunset-watching or just plain relaxing. The possibilities are truly endless!
THE BEACH: Activities
Bring your boards and wet suits or rent some gear and take a lesson here! The Long Beach Peninsula is a great place to learn how to surf, it can dish up some really fun beach break and there’s always whitewater for the beginner surfer. Water temperatures are typically 10 degrees warmer than anywhere in...
For up to date and accurate information on licensing for shellfish, fishing, and hunting, please refer to the Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife.
Be aware that there is an 8-foot leash law here in Pacific County [pdf] and also within the city limits of Long Beach [code] and Ilwaco [code] , and Washington State Parks [code] with accompanying fines if Rover gives reason for the laws to be enforced.
IMPORTANT TOPICS Swimming-NO! Beach Fires Beach Driving Sand Dunes Rock Cliffs and Jetties Wildlife Sunbathing and Picnics Emergency-calling 911 Swimming is Dangerous Avoid the temptation of going swimming in the surf. While the water looks calm and inviting, it is very dangerous and has taken the lives of even the strongest of swimmers. Swimming in...
THE BEACH: Web Cams
Klipsan Beach Approach
Klipsan Beach, WA 98640
This cam looks out over the Pacific Ocean, about midway on the Long Beach Peninsula. During razor clam season, you can see clammers digging along our beautiful beach. Here’s a closer look at clam digging.
North Head Lighthouse Overlooking Benson Beach in Cape Disappointment State Park
Ilwaco, WA 98624
Four cameras (numbered 4 – 7, west to east) are aimed along Benson Beach, designed to span from the western tip of the north jetty shoreward to the beach and adjacent dunes and grasses. 50mm lenses are used to better resolve shoreline and sandbar location changes, and to evaluate waves and currents along this 3km...
Pickled Fish Restaurant
Long Beach, WA 98631
The Long Beach Peninsula is a great place to learn how to surf. The Seaview and Sid Snyder beach approaches are popular spots for all experience levels of surfers and stand up paddle boarders. Our local Skookum Surf Shop in Seaview offers lessons and they will get you kitted up and on your way.
The Breakers Resort
Long Beach, WA 98631
Perched atop the Breakers Resort, the Tree Cam overlooks an 18-foot bronze statue commemorating the most northwestern point achieved by Lewis & Clark’s Corps of Discovery.