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Public ownership of this tideland does not extend across the entire tidal range of the beach. Exact property boundaries are not clearly identifiable in the field. Please exercise caution not to trespass on private property.

Check Dept. of Health (DOH) for health restrictions on this beach


Skagit County | Region 4 Information

Marine Area 7 (San Juan Islands)



Clams open all year
Oysters open all year

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Beach information last updated: April 08, 2010 @ 1:40pm


For individual beach information, including harvesting seasons, click on the yellow squiggles below.

Anacortes Samish Island Recreation Area Bay View State Park March Point Rec Area Anacortes City Park Washington Park DNR-286 DNR-212 DNR-212A DNR-286A (Pelican Beach) DNR-211 (Cypress Head) DNR-210 DNR-209 DNR-287 Strawberry Island Clark Point Deception Pass State Park Ala Spit County Park Hope Island State Park (North Puget Sound) Saddlebag Island DNR-145 DNR-144 (Sleeper) DNR-142 South Strawberry Point Skagit Wildlife Area-North Fork Access Skagit Wildlife Area-Jensen Access Skagit Wildlife Area-South Fork Access Winas-Maylor Point East Winas-Maylor Point West Oak Harbor Beach Park Oak Harbor City Park Blowers Bluff North Point Partridge

Yellow map areas (links) identify approximate public property boundaries and should not be considered legal property boundaries.
Many of these public beaches have no upland entrance and must be accessed by boat. Please respect adjacent private property.

This map is provided for informational purposes only. The accuracy of this map is not guaranteed.