Witness your Working Waterfront: Port of Grays Harbor Announces Public Tour Dates

Port of Grays Harbor Public Tours
The Port of Grays Harbor’s popular public tour program includes a behind-the-fences tour of the marine terminals and industrial properties. Photo courtesy: Port of Grays Harbor

Submitted by Port of Grays Harbor

Come get a behind-the-fences look at what’s happening on the waterfront with the Port of Grays Harbor’s public tour program. Part of the annual Your Jobs, Your Community, Your Port outreach program, the tours offer the community a first-hand look at the Port of Grays Harbor’s facilities that support thousands of jobs in Grays Harbor.

The hour and a half marine terminals tour will begin with a brief overview presentation of Port history and current happenings, followed by a bus tour, courtesy of Channel Point Village, of the surrounding industrial properties and marine terminals in the Aberdeen and Hoquiam area.   Tours of the industrial properties and marine terminals will be offered:

  • June 28: 3:00 p.m. & 5:00 p.m.
  • July 12: 3:00 p.m. & 5:00 p.m.
  • August 8: 3:00 p.m. & 5:00 p.m.

Additional dates may be added later in the summer, if needed.   Reservations are required, as space is limited.   To reserve your spot on a marine terminals tour, or for more information, call 360-533-9528.

The Satsop Business Park began walking tours of its facilities last month, with dates scheduled through September.  Satsop’s walking tours are an outstanding way to explore the unique assets the Park has to offer including the cooling towers, tunnel training facility, warehouses, and office buildings.  Walking tours of the Satsop Business Park will be offered the following dates:

  • June 28: 3:00 p.m.
  • July 13: 3:00 p.m.
  • July 26:  5:30 p.m.
  • August 10: 3:00 p.m.
  • August 23:  5:30 p.m.
  • September 27: 3:00 p.m.

Comfortable, closed-toe shoes are required for this tour and participants must be 8 years of age or older.  Reservations are required as space is limited.   To reserve your spot on a Satsop walking tour, or for more information, call 360-482-1600.

Founded in 1911, the Port of Grays Harbor is one of Washington State’s oldest port districts and Washington’s only deep-water port located directly on the Pacific Ocean.  The Port of Grays Harbor operates 4 deep-water marine terminals, the Westport Marina, Bowerman Airport and numerous industrial and business parks throughout the region.  The addition of Satsop Business Park increases the Port’s properties to more than 1,000 acres of industrial properties and an additional 1,200 acres of sustainably managed forestland.   Strategically located midway between Seattle and Portland and less than 1 ½ hours from open sea, the Port of Grays Harbor provides businesses a diverse portfolio of facilities. More information on the Port of Grays Harbor’s facilities and operations is available at portofgraysharbor.com or satsop.com.

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