Exploring the waterways of Ocean Shores is year round relaxation and adventure!

Ocean Shores is surrounded by the beautiful Pacific Ocean and our picturesque North Bay. Throughout the waters around us, there are many great activities, adventures, and fun that awaits.

Whether inland or out to sea, Ocean Shores has water worth your while.

With so many ways to enjoy water, you will want to make time to see all that Ocean Shores has to offer.

Man-made Canals

Ocean Shores boasts miles of canals that are excellent spots for paddle boarding, fishing, canoeing, and boat rides.

The Ocean Calls

Whether you want to fish the Pacific, catch a wave, watch the wildlife, or take in a breath-taking sunset, the Pacific Ocean is calling!

Dig into Ocean Shores

Our annual Razor Clam Festival is a terrific way to explore the Shores, and get up close and personal with these clams!

Come get waist-deep in the water with us!

For the adventurer, the family, the quiet wanderer, or the group from work, looking for team-building, if it requires water, Ocean Shores has it! Skiing, swimming, surfing, exploring, photography, sunsets, fishing, boarding, and even more! When you explore the Shores, you get to see water, water, everywhere!

The surf is almost always up in Ocean Shores

Our proximity to the Pacific Ocean makes us a perfect surfing destination. From the rock faces of the jetty, all the way up to the northernmost tip of Ocean Beach, there’s a wave to catch for you here.

"Our family really enjoyed the boat tour from The Ocean Shores Boat House. The staff was friendly and helpful. They have set it up to be an enjoyable experience rain, wind, or shine!"
-Alyssa

Water Activities businesses in Ocean Shores

Ocean Shores Electric Boat Company

Boats hold up to 10 people, are stable & easy to control. Plenty to explore w/23 miles of fresh waterways. Paddle & fishing boats too!

Ocean Shores Fresh Waterways

The Ocean Shores Fresh Waterways organization was incorporated in 1991 for the purpose of improving the quality of fresh waterways.