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MISC. BEACH INFORMATION

Clallam County | Region 6 Information

Marine Area 6 (EAST JUAN DE FUCA STRAIT)
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CLINE SPIT
250016

SHELLFISH TYPES & OPENINGS/CLOSURES

Clams open year-round
Oysters open year-round

This beach has been enhanced with clams.

HARVEST PROFILE

Cline Spit is a small public beach and County Park on the eastern edge of the interior of Dungeness Bay. It is a little over 80 yards from boundary to boundary. The launching ramp at Cline Spit is an excellent access point to reach boat-access-only beaches such as Old Town and parts of the Dungeness NWR that are open for clamming. There are native littleneck clams, Manila clams and butter clams available at Cline Spit.

DIRECTION TO SITE

To reach Cline Spit from Port Angeles on Highway 101, travel east 15 miles to Sequim and take the Sequim Avenue exit. Take a left on Sequim Avenue and proceed about a half mile to the intersection of Sequim Avenue and Washington Street. Go straight through the light and follow Sequim Avenue for about two miles until you cross over the Dungeness River. Travel for another half mile and take a right turn on Marine Drive. Stay on Marine Drive for another mile or so until you reach Cline Spit Road. Take a right. The road ends at the park.

To reach the site via Highway 101 from the Hood Canal Bridge, travel west on Highway 104 until Highway 104 merges with Highway 101, about one mile east of Discovery Bay. If you are coming from the south on Highway 101 (from Shelton, Olympia, etc.) it is about 86 miles from Olympia to Discovery Bay. Continue west on Highway 101 from Discovery Bay for about another 20 miles to Sequim. Take the first Sequim exit (Washington Street), a right turn. Stay on Washington Street for about a mile until you reach the the intersection of Sequim Avenue and Washington Street. Go right at the light and follow Sequim Avenue for about two miles until you cross over the Dungeness River. Travel for another half mile and take a right turn on Marine Drive. Stay on Marine Drive for another mile or so until you reach Cline Spit Road. Take a right. The road ends at the park.

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FACILITIES
There is a vault toilet, boat ramp, and information sign at Cline Spit.

Beach information last updated: March 26, 2010 @ 4:08pm

Sequim/Port Townsend

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

Sequim/Port Townsend Mystery Bay State Park Fort Flagler State Park North Beach County Park Fort Worden State Park South Point Wilson North Point Hudson Old Fort Townsend Chimacum Creek Tidelands DNR-409 South Diamond Point DNR-410 DNR-411 Port Williams DNR-411A Pitship Point South Pitship Point Sequim Bay State Park DNR-404A (Kinney Point) South Indian Island County Park Port Townsend Ship Canal East Oak Bay Oak Bay County Park Tala Shore Old Town Cline Spit Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge Tidelands Fort Ebey State Park

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.