Founded in 1885, when the area was still part of Washington
Territory, and now
thought to be the oldest continuing retail business in the state, Jack’s
Store maintains traditions of rural America. Our general mercantile is
thing, a fact that becomes immediately evident to first-time visitors
at the wood floors, rolling track ladders, enormous oak showcases, and a
beautiful stained glass ceiling, all functional fixtures in the store.
Ocean Park, Washington is situated close to the center of the North
Peninsula and was founded as a church camp. The Pacific Ocean is all you
to the west. North of us is a wildlife refuge. To the east, Willapa Bay
created by the peninsula’s separation of the Pacific Ocean from the
The bay is widely acclaimed as the largest unpolluted estuary in the
United States and it is home to what are arguably the world’s best
peninsula is located near the destination of Lewis and Clark. Follow the
of the westward trek of the early explorers to where they ran out of
explore (it’s where the Columbia River meets the Pacific Ocean), then
and head thirteen miles up the dead-end road (a.k.a. State Route 103) to
Known far and wide for the huge inventory and broad array of
merchandise, it is
nearly impossible for two or more people to agree upon the single most
feature of Jack’s Country Store. Food lovers have their favorites,
mouth-watering jerky, sausages, smoked salmon, and smoked oysters from
in-store smokehouse – treats so good that they have helped us become one
largest sellers of smokehouses in the nation.
Local seafood, fresh-cut U.S.D.A. meat, and cold cuts are abundant. Try
rotisserie chicken for your next picnic on the beach. Our produce
offers a great selection. Local produce is featured when in season.
our bakery complete any meal.
our premium canned white albacore tuna. It’s the only tuna that can be
as “white meat.” The migrating fish are at the perfect size for flavor
texture when they reach our coast. We purchase directly from fishermen
to assure that the handling of the catch will result in product that is
regarded by gourmet experts to be the finest tuna on earth. And if
concerned about mercury in food, as we are, you can rest assured that
is recommended by health experts because it is exceptionally low in
high in omega 3 oils.
Fresh-roasted coffee by local coffee roasters is available in whole
ground bags. Not sure which one you like? Have a hot cup of coffee.
special light, dark, and decaf blends are available all day from our
Our deli offers ready-made sandwiches, salads, and desserts. Our soup
filled with fresh, tasty soups and pasta dishes.
Kitchen and household products are in abundant supply. Jack’s has an
line of Lodge American-made cast iron cookware,
enamelware, and a large selection of kitchen
gadgets. Whether you’re after tools for a beach cookout or a gourmet
selection will not let you down.
hardware section is bound to have anything you need to fix up your home
complete a weekend project. We stock a comprehensive line builders
plumbing, electrical, fasteners, and paint. Wood planes, cross cut saws,
pickers, and many other traditional tools are included in our
Old-fashioned toys, such as mind-tormenting blacksmith’s puzzles,
modern selection of kits, sand toys, and name-brand lines such as Radio
Frisbee, and Breyer. Magazines, newspapers, and books are in plentiful
Decorators, collectors, and “off the grid” folks are often shocked to
is believed to be the world’s best selection of genuine Aladdin kerosene
lamps in a town the size of Ocean Park. The lamps, known for giving off a
bright, white light without either smoke or odor, are shipped from the
customers all over the globe.
what does Jack’s Country Store have that you won’t easily find
but we just don’t have enough room to index the full list of over
different items stocked in the store. If you’ve been searching far and
a specific item, be careful not to challenge one of our clerks with, “I
don’t have what I’m looking for.” Friendly wagers are frequently
Only a small portion of our overall breadth of stock is offered on our
so a trip to Ocean Park may be warranted. If a trip to the store is
impractical, please feel free let us know how we can be of assistance.
firstname.lastname@example.org or give us a call. Our toll-free
(888) 665-4989. We’re open every day from 7 am to 8 pm (Pacific time).
We are proud of our latest award, featured in this article at the Chinook Observer.