Ocean Shores is a 6,000 acre peninsula located on Washington's central Pacific coast approximately 75 miles west of Olympia, the state capitol. The peninsula's western shoreline extends southward approximately six miles with sandy public beaches and five different beach access roads. The southern shoreline (approximately two miles) runs easterly along the entrance to Grays Harbor with views of Westport, two miles across the entrance to the harbor. The southern tip of the peninsula is home to the Ocean Shores marina and seasonal passenger ferry to Westport. The eastern shoreline is primarily a residential area offering eastern and northern views of Bowerman Basin, the Olympic Mountain range and Mt. Rainier.