Pillar Point in Washington

Pillar Point


Pillar Point County Park is 4.3 acres of salt water mud flats and grassy bluffs, just an hour west of Port Angeles. Located where the Pysht River drains into the Strait of Juan de Fuca, Pillar Point has some of the best public water views on the Olympic Peninsula - but without the crowds.
  • Pillar Point features fantastic views of the blue waters of the Straight of Juan de Fuca 
  • A great spot for picnics and beachcombers 
  • Pillar Point is located an hour west of Port Angeles on State Route 112

What can I see from Pillar Point? 

Water views: From the salty tidal mudflats or high up on the bluff, the views of the brilliant blue water of the Strait of Juan de Fuca are phenomenal. On clear days, visitors will be able to see Vancouver Island just across the water. In the mornings of the late summer and early falls, lucky visitors might see a passing Orca pod traveling from the Puget Sound out to the Pacific Ocean. Pillar Point is a great place to have a picnic while you enjoy the view and fresh air. Visitors might want to bring a camera, because their friends will never believe how stunning their picnic spot was.

Where is Pillar Point, Washington?

Pillar Point County Park is located on the Strait of Juan de Fuca Byway - State Route 112/Piedmont Road, 38 miles west of Port Angeles, WA.

When is Pillar Point County Park open?

Pillar Point is accessible year-round, from sunrise to sunset.

How much does visiting Pillar Point, WA cost?

Visiting and parking in Pillar Point County Park is free.

Who can I call if I have more questions?

Callam County Parks Department: 360-417-2291


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