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

MISC. BEACH INFORMATION

Boat Access Only  

Clallam County | Region 6 Information

Marine Area 4 (NEAH BAY)
SHOW DESCRIPTION ↓

Aerial Beach Photo (Dept. of Ecology)

DNR-429
230150

SHELLFISH TYPES & OPENINGS/CLOSURES

Clams open all year
Oysters open all year

HARVEST PROFILE

Not much is known about clam resources on this beach. This is an exposed, rocky beach but it is possible that there are pockets of native littleneck clams available in mixed sand and gravel.

DIRECTION TO SITE
This beach is over seven miles long, from the eastern boundary (located about 7.5 miles west of Sekiu) to the western boundary at the mouth of the Sail River (located about a mile east of Neah Bay). The best landmark for the eastern boundary is Shipwreck Point that is about a mile west of the boundary. Highway 112 parallels this beach.

Map to this point  

PARKING INFORMATION
There are several pullouts along Highway 112 which provide parking and access. Some of the uplands near homes and businesses are private. Please respect private property and avoid these areas.

FACILITIES
There are facilities in Neah Bay and Sekiu and there is a grocery store near Shipwreck Point. This beach offers great scenery and hiking along the shores of the western Strait of Juan De Fuca.

Beach information last updated: March 22, 2010 @ 3:03pm

Neah Bay

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

Neah Bay DNR 429

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.