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Westport Beaches. At the southern mouth of Grays Harbor, Westhaven State Park encompasses some 80 acres, including oceanfront and easy pedestrian access to the beach. A 1 1/2-mile concrete boardwalk crosses the dunes, connecting Westhaven with the 212-acre Westport Light State Park, adjacent to the historic Westport Lighthouse, built in 1898. Farther south, the 172-acre Twin Harbors State Park provides another stretch of Pacific coastline, popular for clamming, bird-watching, and beachcombing. Amenities: parking (fee); showers; toilets. Best for: solitude; sunrise; sunset; walking. St. Park Access Rd., off N. Montesano St., Westport, WA, 98595. 360/268–9422. www.westportwa.com.