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South Diamond Point is boat access only.

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


Boat Access Only  

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


Not much is known about clam populations on South Diamond Point but surveys conducted in the late 1980s indicate fair numbers of native littleneck clams. There may also be some butter clams and cockles on this beach as well.

Harvest Area Map
Map of SOUTH DIAMOND POINT harvest area


South Diamond Point is boat access only. There is no upland access to this beach. There is about 1,000 linear feet of public tidelands boundary to boundary (see photo of beach). The northern boundary of South Diamond Point is about 260 yards south of an old pier (the former Diamond Point quarantine station pier). The southern boundary is not marked and there is no obvious landmark. It is about 160 yards south of the midpoint of South Diamond Point. The GPS coordinates for the midpoint of this beach are: 48.088ºN, 122.92ºW. Harvesters are advised to use these coordinates to stay near the midpoint of this beach to avoid trespassing.

Nearest boat ramps: The Gardiner boat ramp (located about 12 miles east of Sequim just north of Highway 101) is just under two miles by boat from South Diamond Point.

Map to this point  

None. There is a pit toilet at the Gardiner Boat Ramp. There are facilities for boaters at John Wayne Marina in Sequim Bay.

Beach information last updated: March 26, 2010 @ 4:51pm

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.