Neah Bay and Sekiu Activities and Attractions

Neah Bay is home of the Makah Tribe and is where the Makah Reservation is located. Neah Bay is known for halibut and salmon fishing, surfing, bird watching, Cape Flattery and Shi Shi hiking trails, and the Makah Cultural and Research Center (museum). On one side there is the Strait of Juan de Fuca and on the west side is the Pacific Ocean. Neah Bay is a busy community all year long, from Makah Days in the summer to the Tree Lighting ceremony in the winter. Explore our Inn and Rooms, then Make a Reservation to begin your journey to Neah Bay, Sekiu, and the Makah Reservation.

Makah Days

During Makah Days, the members of the Makah Tribe of Neah Bay gather and reunite with the members who have since moved away, to commemorate thousands of years of the Makah ancient culture and the anniversary of becoming citizens of the United States. We welcome everyone to join us, as we celebrate with neighboring tribes from Washington State and First Nations members from Vancouver Island in Canada.


To enjoy Neah Bay fishing you will need a salt water license, issued through the State of Washington. You will also require a tribal Fishing license if you plan to fish from shore within the Makah Reservation.  On-Reservation Sport Rod & Reel Fishery “Sport Permits” for non-tribal members are also available for purchase at the Tribal Center at the Makah Fisheries Management Department in Building #150. The Sport Permit includes a free Recreational Use Permit. The Makah Marina offers many services, including parking, moorage, boat rental, and charter services.


There are several ways to access the Neah Bay beaches on the Makah Reservation. The most popular one that visitors enjoy is Hobuck Beach. Some require a scenic hike through the rainforest, over cantilever bridges and along board walks like Shi Shi. There are also beaches lining Neah Bay itself on either side of the Makah Marina parallel to Bay View Avenue, the scenic main road through town.

Cape Flattery Trail

The Cape Flattery Trail
From the tip of this scenic trail, you can view Tatoosh Island while standing on the most northwesterly tip of the contiguous lower 48 States.

Four observation decks on the Cape Flattery Trail provide spectacular views of the rugged rocks, birds, and jade waters of the Pacific Ocean.

The Pacific takes on many hues depending on the weather and cloud cover from steel gray to light pink or yellow at sunset. Watch for gray whales off the Cape and sea lions on Snake Rock just east of Tatoosh Island.

Makah Museum

The Makah Cultural and Research Center includes the world renowned Makah Museum, as well as the Museum store, Makah Language Program, Archives and Library Department, Makah Education Department, and Tribal Historic Preservation Office.

The museum interprets and houses 300-500 year old artifacts recovered from the Ozette Archaeological Site

There are also other historic and replica pieces and photographs related to the Makah Tribe on display year-round.

Marina & Moorage

The Makah Marina is a fully serviced marina in Neah Bay, Washinton.
Parking for vehicles and trailers, docks, 200 slips, water and electricity hookups.
Slip lengths vary from 30 to 70 feet.

Big Salmon Fishing Resort
1251 Bay View Avenue
Neah Bay, WA 98357
Phone: 1-866-787-1900

Port of Neah Bay
1321 Bay View Avenue
Neah Bay, WA 98357
Phone: 360-645-3015
Harbor master: Brian Svec

Area Dining

There are several dining options in Neah Bay.

Bigginz Burgers and Seafood: Hamburgers, seafood, milkshakes.

Pat’s Place: Indian Tacos, cakes, pies, jams.

Linda’s Wood Fired Kitchen:

Calvin’s Crab House: Seafood, coffee and pastries.

Native Grounds Coffee: Coffee, breakfast and lunch specials.

Cousin’s Food Truck: Breakfast and Lunch specials.

The Hideaway Cafe & Espresso Drive Thru:
360-640-0730, near ocean beaches.

Washburn’s Deli: 360-645-2211

Makah Mini Mart: 360-645-2802, Deli, pizza.