Oyhut (Ocean Shores Airport Unit)

Clams, mussels, and oysters open year-round.

This beach is comprised of high intertidal ground and is not suitable habitat for clams and oysters.  Private shellfish beds border the eastern boundary of this beach please be careful not to trespass on these tidelands, which may not be well marked.

Harvest profile

Oyhut public beach, also known as the Ocean Shores Airport Unit of the Johns River Wildlife Area, is more than 180 acres located on the east side of the Ocean Shores peninsula in Grays Harbor County. It is a popular waterfowl hunting spot and is maintained in a natural state primarily for hunting opportunities. It is also offers excellent year-round birding opportunities. Spring and fall bird migrations are described as spectacular. 

This beach is comprised of high intertidal ground and is not suitable habitat for clams and oysters.  Private shellfish beds border the eastern boundary of this beach please be careful not to trespass on these tidelands, which may not be well marked.

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Disclaimer: Map areas identify approximate public property boundaries and should not be considered legal property boundaries. Many of these public beaches have no upland entrance and must be accessed by boat. Please respect adjacent private property. This map is provided for informational purposes only. The accuracy of this map is not guaranteed.
Directions

Oyhut / Ocean Shores Airport Unit is located on the east side of the Ocean Shores Peninsula of Grays Harbor in Grays Harbor County. The unit can be accessed from the Ocean Shores Airport visitor parking area.  A map of the area is available online.

Parking

At Ocean Shores Airport visitor parking lot there is a sign with instructions and rules for traveling to the wildlife area unit.

Facilities

No restrooms. Overnight parking and camping is prohibited. This site is accessed through the Ocean Shores Airport. Visitors should park in the airport visitor parking area.

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