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

MISC. BEACH INFORMATION

Kitsap County | Region 6 Information

Marine Area 10 (Seattle-Bremerton Area)
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J.A. & Anna F. Smith County Park

Aerial Beach Photo (Dept. of Ecology)

ANNA SMITH CHILDREN'S PARK
260517

SHELLFISH TYPES & OPENINGS/CLOSURES

Clams open all year
Oysters open all year

HARVEST PROFILE

Please be sure to check the D.O.H. website before harvesting shellfish on this beach. This is an area where health closures for shellfish are common. There is a large Manila clam population at Anna Smith Children's Park. There are lesser numbers of native littleneck clams on this beach and there may also be butter clams, and cockles present.

DIRECTION TO SITE

From the south (Olympia, Bremerton, Tacoma) travel north on Highway 3 through Bremerton to Silverdale. Take the Kitsap Mall Boulevard exit and turn right on Kitsap Mall Boulevard. Proceed about one half a mile to Silverdale Way NW. Go straight through the intersection. Kitsap Mall Boulevard becomes NE Bucklin Hill Road after you cross Silverdale Way NW. Continue on NE Bucklin Hill Road about three quarters of a mile to Tracyton Boulevard NW. Turn right and proceed about one mile. Look for the signed entrance to Anna Smith Children's Park on the right just after you cross Barker Creek.

From the north (Kingston, Poulsbo, Bainbridge) travel south on Highway 3 to Silverdale. Take the Kitsap Mall Boulevard exit and turn left on Kitsap Mall Boulevard. Proceed about one half a mile to Silverdale Way NW. Go straight through the intersection. Kitsap Mall Boulevard becomes NE Bucklin Hill Road after you cross Silverdale Way NW. Continue on NE Bucklin Hill Road about three quarters of a mile to Tracyton Boulevard NW. Turn right and proceed about one mile. Look for the signed entrance to Anna Smith Children's Park on the right just after you cross Barker Creek.

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FACILITIES
There are picnic areas, restrooms, and demonstration gardens at Anna Smith Children's Park.

Beach information last updated: April 01, 2010 @ 4:05pm

North Hood Canal

For individual beach information, including harvesting seasons, click on the yellow squiggles below.

North Hood Canal Wolfe Property State Park Shine Tidelands State Park DNR-59 W.R. Hicks County Park Case Shoal DNR 57-B (Brown Point) Toandos Peninsula State Park South Zelatched Point DNR-57 North Tabook Point Silent Beach Southeast Dabob Bay East Dabob Dabob Broad Spit Bolton Peninsula Quilcene Bay WDFW Tidelands West Quilcene Bay Quilcene Boat Ramp Point Whitney Tidelands and Point Whitney Lagoon DNR-55 (Pulali Point) Seal Rock Forest Service Camp Ground Dosewallips State Park Pleasant Harbor Duckabush North McDaniel Cove South McDaniel Cove Triton Cove State Park South Tekiu Point (DNR-40) Scenic Beach State Park Kitsap Memorial State Park Salsbury Pt County Park Anna Smith Children's Park Silverdale Shoal (Clam Island) Silverdale County Park Triton Cove Tidelands Point Hannon

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.