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Kitsap County | Region 6 Information

Marine Area 12 (Hood Canal)

Kitsap Memorial State Park

Aerial Beach Photo (Dept. of Ecology)



Clams CLOSED until further notice
Oysters CLOSED until further notice


There are native littleneck clams and Manila littleneck clams on this beach, but the habitat is mostly rocky and they are not abundant. There is fair digging for butter clams in the cobble substrate and horse clams can be found in the sandy areas at the south end of the beach. There are also cockles and geoducks on this beach.

This is a good beach for oysters.


From Bremerton, Olympia and Tacoma, travel north on SR 3 past Poulsbo and continue for about 5 miles to NE Park Street. Take a left onto NE Park Street and proceed to the park gate.

From Kingston and the Hood Canal Bridge, travel south on SR 3 to NE Park Street. Turn right onto NE Park Street and proceed to the park gate.

NE Park Street is located just south of the intersection of Big Valley Road and SR 3. Kitsap Memorial State Park can also be reached from Poulsbo via Big Valley Road.

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Kitsap Memorial State Park has restrooms, showers, potable water, camping, playgrounds, and picnic areas.

Beach information last updated: August 31, 2015 @ 1:42pm

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.