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DNR-410 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


DNR-410 is located at just west of Diamond Point near the entrance to Discovery Bay. DNR-410 is mostly rocky substrate. Not much is known about clam populations on this beach, but surveys conducted in the 1980s found evidence of small populations of butter clams, horse clams, native littleneck clams and cockles. A better harvest alternative to DNR-410 is South Diamond Point.


DNR-410 is boat access only. There is no upland access to this beach. It is about 0.8 miles long from boundary to boundary. The eastern boundary of DNR-410 is about 500 yards west of the tip of Diamond Point. The western boundary is located about 500 yards west of a private boat ramp at the end of a very steep road and ravine. Neither of the boundaries is well marked. The GPS coordinates for the midpoint of this beach are: 48.096º N, 123.9º W. Harvesters are advised to use these coordinates to stay near the midpoint of this beach to avoid trespassing.

Nearest boat ramps: Gardiner ramp (located about 12 miles east of Sequim just north of Highway 101) is about three nautical miles by boat from the midpoint of DNR-410.

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None. There is a pit toilet at the Gardiner boat ramp. Facilities for boaters are available 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.