Local Attractions

Things to See in Hoquiam

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 their website

The Elton Bennett Nature Walk - Elton Bennett was a prominent artist who contributed greatly to the Harbor. The walk, near the house he once lived in, has gravel trails that wind through trees next to a creek. The park is on Grand Avenue off of Hwy 101 North (approximately 8 blocks from the Riverside Avenue Bridge).

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

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.

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.

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, & craft booths) and walk to the Polson Museum.

Visit the City of Hoquiam's website for more information.

Semi-Palmated Plover Photo by John Whitehead

Cafes and Restaurants

(All phone numbers are area code 360)

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

Casa Mia Pizza & Spaghetti
2936 Simpson Ave
533-2010

Deidra's Deli (Public Market)
1956 Riverside Ave
538-9747

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

Hoquiam Brewery 526 8th Street 637-8252

McDonalds
2501 Simpson Ave.
532-6020

Javalicious Espresso
801 Simpson Ave.
640-4340

Simpson Avenue Grill
825 Simpson Ave.
533-8907

Subway
2700 Simpson Ave.
537-1271

Taqueria Franco
501 Simpson Ave
532-0609

The Jitter House
623 Simpson Ave.
589-8581

Western Sandpiper Photo by Tom Rowley