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Clallam County | Region 6 Information

Marine Area 6 (East Juan de Fuca Strait)
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Marlyn Nelson County Park County Park

Aerial Beach Photo (Dept. of Ecology)

MARLYN NELSON COUNTY PARK
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SHELLFISH TYPES & OPENINGS/CLOSURES

Clams open all year
Oysters open all year

HARVEST PROFILE

Marlyn Nelson County Park is a one-acre county park with approximately 1,200 linear feet of public tidelands.

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

DIRECTION TO SITE

To reach Marlyn Nelson County Park coming east on Highway 101 from Port Angeles, travel 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 (which becomes Sequim - Dungeness Way north of Washington Street) for about one mile. Look for the sign for Port Williams on the right side of the road at the intersection of Port Williams Road and Sequim - Dungeness Way. Take a right on Port Williams Road and continue for about three miles to Marlyn Nelson County Park. The road ends at the park.

To reach Marlyn Nelson County Park coming west on Highway 101 from the Hood Canal Bridge, travel west on Highway 104 for about 16 miles until Highway 104 merges with Highway 101 (about one mile east of Discovery Bay). Continue west on Highway 101. 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. Take a right on Sequim Avenue (which becomes Sequim - Dungeness Way north of Washington Street) for about one mile. Look for the sign for Port Williams on the right side of the road at the intersection of Port Williams Road and Sequim - Dungeness Way. Take a right on Port Williams Road and continue for about three miles to Marlyn Nelson County Park. The road ends at the park.

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PARKING INFORMATION

FACILITIES
There is a vault toilet, boat ramp, and picnic area at Marlyn Nelson County Park.

FUN FACTS/OTHER INFORMATION

Beach information last updated: October 28, 2016 @ 8:53am