Capitol Volkssport Club
Olympia, WA

CVC Year Round Event - Ocean Shores Bayside Walk

The Olympics in the distance
Looking across Duck Lake
Duck Lake from the bridge
A random deer

Event: Ocean Shores Bayside Walk

ESVA Challenges: 39 Counties (Grays Harbor)

AVA Special Programs: Bridges - Spanning the USA, Take a Walk In a City Park

AVA Sanction#/Distance/Rating: 110075 2018/Y0004 - 10K with 5K and 18K options - Rated 1A

Description: Walk through developed and undeveloped areas of Ocean Shores pausing at several of the city parks with views up and down Duck Lake, some with restrooms and picnic areas, and often good sites for bird watching. The walk is entirely on pavement and loops around the lake. 18k passes Ocean Shores Interpretive Center, open weekends.

Start/End Location: Ocean Shores IGA, at 101 East Chance-A-La-Mer in Ocean Shores.

Driving Directions: From I-5 at Olympia (both Northbound and Southbound), take Exit #104 (US Highway 101). Follow Ocean Beaches signs west to Ocean Shores through Aberdeen and Hoquiam. The entrance to Ocean Shores is Point Brown Ave. Turn Left on Chance-A-La-Mer at first STOP sign. The Ocean Shores IGA is on your right.

Start/Finish Times: Daily - Dawn to Dusk. Closed on Christmas.

Accessability/Amenities: Possible for strollers and wheelchairs. Pets are allowed subject to local leash and cleanup laws. Restrooms are at the start point and in a few locations en route.

Point of Contact: Jeanne Allan at 360-790-4600 or via e-mail to

Starting Point: Ocean Shores IGA, 101 East Chance-A-La-Mer Ocean Shores
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