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Clallam County | Region 6 Information

Marine Area 6 (East Juan de Fuca Strait)

Aerial Beach Photo (Dept. of Ecology)



Clams open all year
Oysters open all year


Shellfish harvesting from this beach should be avoided west of the southern point of Gibson Spit. This area of the beach is in a health closure zone (see beach map).

Not much is known about clam poulations on this beach, but it is mostly rocky substrate and there is probably not a lot of clam resource here.

Harvest Area Map
Map of DNR-411A harvest area


DNR-411A is boat access only. There is no upland access to this beach. The northern boundary of DNR-411A is about 1,200 feet north of the southern point of Gibson spit. There is a dirt road that ends at the beach near the northern boundary. The harvestable portion of this beach ends just west of the southern point of Gibson Spit (see beach map).

Nearest boat ramps: Port Williams (located about four miles northeast of Sequim) is about 0.7 miles by boat from DNR-411A. John Wayne Marina (located east of Sequim one half mile north of Highway 101) is just over a mile by boat from DNR-411A.

Map to this point  

None. There is a pit toilet at Port Williams and full boating facilities at John Wayne Marina in Sequim Bay.

Beach information last updated: March 26, 2010 @ 4:12pm

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.