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Grays Harbor Shorebird and Nature Festival

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Things to See in Hoquiam

Visit the City of Hoquiam's table at the Birding Marketplace to learn more about these interesting places. Also, check out their website at

7th Street Theatre - Built in 1928 and designed for Vaudeville's live audience, the theater simulates an evening under the stars. The Theatre is listed on the State and National Historic Register. For more information, check the website:

9th Street Boat Launch and Pier - This public boat docking area has picnic tables and a nice walk along the Hoquiam River.

Hoquiam's Castle - This magnificent 20-room home was built in 1897, overlooking Grays Harbor, by one of the founding lumber barons, Robert Lytle. It is on the National Register of Historic Places and tours are run by appointment.

28th Street Landing - The tower here provides a great view of the Chehalis River.

Polson Museum - This is the premier history museum in Grays Harbor and a National Historic Site. For more information, go to their website at

The Elton Bennett Nature Walk - Elton Bennett was a prominent artist who contributed greatly to the Harbor. The walk, near the house where he once lived, has gravel trails that wind through trees next to a creek.

The Johnny Green Dike - Take a nice stroll on this walkway bordering the Hoquiam River. Start at Public Market (with Deidra's Deli, a bakery, and craft booths) and walk to the Polson Museum.


Cafes and Restaurants in Hoquiam

8th Street Ale House
207 8th Street 612-3455

Casa Mia Pizza & Spaghetti
2936 Simpson Ave. 533-2010

Deidra's Deli (at the Public Market)
1956 Riverside Ave. 538-5880

Golden Dragon
710 Simpson Ave. 533-0510

Grizzly Den
300 Emerson Ave. 537-9840

Hum-Dinger Drive-in
104 Lincoln (Hwy 101 N) 533-2754

Passport Cafe
526 8th Street 637-9645

2501 Simpson Ave. 532-6020

Sasquatch Pizza and Wings
204 Lincoln Street (US Highway 101). 537-1271

Simpson Avenue Grill
825 Simpson Avenue 537-1271

2700 Simpson Ave. 537-1271

Taqueria Franco
501 Simpson Ave. 532-0609

The Jitter House
623 Simpson Ave.589-8581



If you have questions about the Shorebird and Nature Festival,
call (360) 289-5048.

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Grays Harbor Shorebird and Nature Festival
P.O. Box 470
Montesano, WA 98563

Page last updated March 11, 2016