Marine Area 6 (EAST JUAN DE FUCA STRAIT) from Low Point east to the Partridge Point - Point Wilson line, north to the line from Trial Island (near Victoria B.C.) - Vessel Traffic Separation Buoy "R" - Smith Island to the Lawson Reef Buoy, to Northwest Island, to the Initiative 77 marker on Fidalgo Island.HIDE DESCRIPTION ↑SHOW DESCRIPTION ↓
Not much is known about clam populations on DNR-409 but surveys conducted in the late 1980s indicate fair numbers of native littleneck clams and butter clams. There may also be some Manila clams and cockles on this beach.
Harvest Area Map CLICK IMAGE TO ENLARGE
DIRECTION TO SITE
DNR-409 is boat access only. There is no upland access to this beach. There is about 3,000 linear feet of public tidelands boundary to boundary (see photo of beach). The northern boundary of DNR-409 about 0.7 miles south of the Cape George Marina. The southern boundary is just under a half mile north of the tip of Beckett Point. The GPS coordinates for the midpoint of this beach are: 48.085ºN, 122.883ºW. 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 over two miles by boat from the midpoint of DNR-409.
FACILITIES 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: May 06, 2010 @ 1:21pm
For individual beach information, including harvesting seasons, click on the yellow squiggles below.
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.