Statewide Harvest Rules
Puget Sound Clam and Oyster FAQ
Frequently asked questions about clam and oyster regulations and management.
Shellfish Harvester Please Fill in Your Holes
Find out why this protects both shellfish and people.
2016 Public Beach List - Special Rules
Public beaches with special rules because of resource needs and/or restrictions on harvest due to health concerns.
2017 Seattle Daylight Low Tides - Puget Sound Bivalves
Recreational Shellfishing
Buy Your License Online! Buy Your License Online!

Public Clam and Oyster Beaches

< Previous | Start Search Over

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


Kitsap County | Region 6 Information

Marine Area 10 (Seattle-Bremerton Area)



Clams open year-round
Oysters open year-round


Not much is known about Silverdale Shoal clam populations. This site was recently deemed safe for shellfish harvest, but a health advisory remains in affect. Shellfish harvesters should be sure to check the D.O.H. website for health closure information before harvesting.


Silverdale Shoal (Clam Island) is boat access only. This site is exposed only at low tides and is surrounded by water at all times. The highest point on the shoal is located at approximately 47.635o N, 122.684o .

Nearest boat ramp: Silverdale Waterfront Park ramp (located on N.W. Byron Street in south Silverdale) is about 0.88 nautical miles by boat from Silverdale Shoal.

Map to this point  

None. There are restrooms and other facilities at Silverdale Waterfront Park.

Beach information last updated: September 17, 2015 @ 9:54am

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 Port Gamble Heritage 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.