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MISC. BEACH INFORMATION

Jefferson County | Region 6 Information

Marine Area 9 (ADMIRALTY INLET)
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Mystery Bay State Park

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MYSTERY BAY STATE PARK
250300

SHELLFISH TYPES & OPENINGS/CLOSURES

Clams open October 1st through April 30th
Oysters open October 1st through April 30th

HARVEST PROFILE

This beach has been enhanced with oysters.

There are native littleneck clams, butter clams, Manila clams and cockles available at Mystery Bay State Park.

WDFW has seeded oysters at Mystery Bay State Park just south of the boat ramp. It is an excellent oyster beach.

Oyster information

DIRECTION TO SITE

To reach the site from the west on Highway 104 take the Chimacum/Port Townsend/Quilcene exit and turn left onto Center Road. Travel north for about 10 miles to Chimacum. Go straight through the four-way stop and continue about two miles to Port Hadlock. Turn right onto Oak Bay Road and proceed for one mile to Flagler Road. There is a sign at this intersection for Fort Flagler State Park. Take a left and continue across the Indian Island bridge and proceed another five miles to Mystery Bay Sate Park. The park will be on the left side of the road. The entrance is well marked.

To reach the site from the east on Highway 104 from the Hood Canal Bridge take the Port Townsend/Port Ludlow exit (a right turn) and travel north on Beaver Valley Road (Highway 19) for about seven miles to Chimacum. Take a right at the four-way stop and continue about two miles to Port Hadlock. Turn right at the four-way stop onto Oak Bay road and proceed for one mile to Flagler Road. There is a sign at this intersection for Fort Flagler State Park. Take a left onto Flagler Road and continue across the Indian Island bridge for another five miles to Mystery Bay Sate Park. The park will be on the left side of the road. The entrance is well marked.

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FACILITIES
There is a pit toilet, picnic tables, boat ramp and dock at Mystery Bay State Park.

Beach information last updated: March 16, 2011 @ 10:06am

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.