Camping, Hiking, Picnics, and Play!
Bruceport County Park
5 miles south of South Bend on Hwy 101
Campsites and RV hook-ups, picnic areas, beach trail. Originally a sparsely populated Indian village called “Wa-Hoot-San” or “Hwa’hots”, Bruce Boys Camp was settled by the crew of a schooner called “Robert Bruce” in 1851 after a disgruntled cook burned the schooner to the keel. For reservations or park information, please contact park hosts at 360-875-6611.
Bush Pioneer County Park
2nd and Park, Bay Center
Campsites, picnic tables, play equipment and beach access. 40 acres of land in Bay Center that was owned by the Bush family and the original gathering site of the Pioneer Association. In 1939, the Association took title of the property. The Association was successful in wooing the State to take over and manage the park. Eventually, the State and Pacific County reached an agreement such that the County would take over management of the park. (from Sen. Bob Bailey’s History of Pacific County Pioneer Association and The Pacific County Historical Society) The park is now maintained by the Chinook Indian Nation.
Butte Creek Picnic Area
2 miles north of Raymond on Hwy 101
Picnic sites and short hiking loop trail that winds through thick forests
Grayland Beach State Park
26 miles northwest of Raymond on Hwy 105
Picnic sites, RV and campsites, and beautiful sandy beaches. Beach driving is permitted north and south of beach access.
Margaret Olson Park
Highway 101 and Minnesota, South Bend
A small roadside park featuring an old-time steam donkey used in logging operations and a portable modular jail used in the original county seat.
3rd and Alder Street, Raymond
Grassy day use park on the south fork of the Willapa River. A stopping point along the Willapa Hills Trail, a rail-trail that originating in Chehalis that runs seamlessly from Raymond through to South Bend. The park is the site of the Northwest Carriage Museum, Seaport Museum, and Public Market; restroom facilities are available. Convenient to downtown Raymond.
Robert Bush Park
A monument to Robert E.Bush, World War II Medal of Honor recipient, was dedicated last Veterans Day, November 11, 1998 and placed on the site. The park also offers a memorial to the war dead of Pacific County, including World War I, World War II, the Korean and VietNam wars. Adjacent to the park, visitors will find a pleasant and relaxing place to stroll along the Ray Spurrell Walkway, overlooking the docks and the Willapa River. A kayak dock allows easy access to the Willapa Bay. Parking, restrooms, shops, and restaurants nearby. The Sunday Market on the Dock is open weekly from Memorial Day through Labor Day and features local merchants and entertainment.
Willapa Hills State Trail
A 3.5 mile bicycle and walking trail between Raymond and South Bend that follows the beautiful Willapa River. The paved trail has picnic tables and restrooms with the northerly terminus located in the Raymond Downtown Riverfront Park. The southern terminus of the paved portion of the trail is in South Bend.
Willapa Landing Park
8th and Franklin, Raymond
This 12 acre park located along the Willapa River includes a boat launch, fishing pier, picnic tables, interpretive displays and a wetland trail.