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Dog friendly

Tons of parking at the beach or down the street at the marina. Not much beach front but very clean... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Dallas, Texas
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Lovely walk

We walked up and down the shore line. You can see Mt. Rainer clearly, or look over the water to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Billings, Montana
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Tons of parking at the beach or down the street at the marina. Not much beach front but very clean. Took the dog for a nice walk down the beach and up to the marina.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank wick1979
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We walked up and down the shore line. You can see Mt. Rainer clearly, or look over the water to Seattle. We enjoyed watching the seals play and bob out of the water. There’s lots of natural seating, the water is clear and beautiful.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank candaces0316
Reviewed 18 October 2018

The beach inside Point Defiance Park can be peaceful and serene. Great place to sit on the driftwood and watch the ferries, fisher"people" and birds/wildlife. There is a little grass so the kids can play ball. There is a long paved walkway along the water...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rosew320
Reviewed 8 October 2018

We saw many cormorants diving, and we watched a half dozen seals hunting as a pack, traveling in close formation up and down the shoreline (hunting for crabs?) as we walked along the paved promenade along side the pebbly beach covered in drift wood. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JMJ_NW
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Outstanding gravel beach for walking and discovering sea creatures. Picnic facilities and lot of parking. Have been enjoying this beach for 50 years!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Screenflot
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Love this place so much....almost as much at Ruston way....got to have my beach time when I am in Tacoma!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank merna g
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

My out of town teenage visitors and their mom wanted a local beach experience and Owens Beach did the trick. They had a beautiful run through 5 mile drive with a stop at the beach for water gazing and rock pitching. The day was gorgeous...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Recently officiated over my Nieces wedding here, such a beautiful location... we had the boats & ships in the background... also had seals playing in the water behind it was breath taking! Wonderful place!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Rick W
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Ownes Beach is a great place for a quick adventure by yourself, with the kids or the dogs. There is a lot to look at it and explore when the tide goes out. Be sure to pay attention to the tide coming back in or...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mindy F
Reviewed 1 June 2018

Fun place to come to on a nice, sunny day. Not too crowded, lots to explore. Check out the whole park while you're here!

Date of experience: September 2017
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Response from MemphisTigerMom | Reviewed this property |
There is no parking fees.