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The point is an accredited peninsula. Accretion is the opposite of erosion in which sand accumulates over the years, forming land where there was none.

Damon Point is the southeastern tip of the Ocean Shores Peninsula, with the one-mile-long, half-mile-wide point jutting out into the sea.

The 61-acre park features fishing, crabbing, kite flying, bird and wildlife observations, boating, kayaking, beachcombing, surfing and windsurfing, picnicking and spectacular views of Grays Harbor, the Olympic Mountains and Mount Rainier. Rock collecting is also a popular activity at the park, as is the one-mile hike to the tip of the point.

Of special interest is a protected Snowy Plover nesting area.

The Washington State Parks system includes more than 125 developed parks and covers about a quarter million acres.

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