The Oyhut Nature Preserve

The Oyhut Nature Preserve is a long stretch of secluded beach and forested land reserved for wild life and nature.

The Oyhut Nature Preserve is an excellent beach and area to catch some of the amazing wild life that live in Ocean Shores as well as some absolutely stunning sunsets!

The 683-acre Oyhut unit is located at the south end of the Ocean Shores Peninsula in Grays Harbor County. The property is maintained as waterfowl habitat and for associated recreational opportunities. It is one of four remaining snowy plover nesting sites in the state.

Viewing Opportunities

  • Birds of Prey
  • Eagles
  • Marine Birds
  • Shorebirds
  • Songbirds
  • Wading Birds
  • Waterfowl

  • Deer
  • Small Mammals

  • Reptiles/Amphibians
Unique Features:
Popular waterfowl hunting and birding area. Nesting area for Western Snowy Plover. Please respect “closed to Public access” signs to protect nests.


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