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Jefferson County | Region 6 Information

Marine Area 12 (Hood Canal)
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SEAL ROCK FOREST SERVICE CAMPGROUND
270210

SHELLFISH TYPES & OPENINGS/CLOSURES

Clams open all year
Oysters open all year

HARVEST PROFILE

This beach is mostly rocky and digging is difficult but there are some butter clams, native littleneck clams, Manila clams, horse clams and cockles present. There are geoducks in the sand below the rocky zone at extreme low tides (-2.0 feet or lower).

This is an excellent oyster beach.

DIRECTION TO SITE

From the south (Olympia, Shelton, Portland) travel north on Highway 101 through the town of Brinnon for one half a mile to Seal Rock Forest Service Campground. The site is well marked and is just off the highway on the right side of the road.

From the north (Port Angeles, Kingston) travel on Highway 104 to the Quilcene exit. Proceed south through Quilcene and continue south on Highway 101 for about eight miles to Seal Rock Forest Service Campground. The site is well marked and is just off the highway on the left side of the road.

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FACILITIES
The Seal Rock Forest Service Campground is open seasonally. When the access road is closed, harvesters can walk in from the gate. There is seasonal camping, kayak/small boat launching and potable water on site. Pit toilets are present.

FUN FACTS/OTHER INFORMATION
More information on Seal Rock Forest Service Campground.

Beach information last updated: March 30, 2010 @ 4:11pm