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MISC. BEACH INFORMATION

Mason County | Region 6 Information

Marine Area 12 (HOOD CANAL)
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Aerial Beach Photo (Dept. of Ecology)

EAGLE CREEK
270300

SHELLFISH TYPES & OPENINGS/CLOSURES

Clams open July 1st through July 31st
Oysters open year-round

HARVEST PROFILE

Clam populations at Eagle Creek are sometimes too low to allow harvest, but this is an excellent oyster beach.

DIRECTION TO SITE

 From the south (Olympia, Shelton, Portland) travel north on Highway 101 along Hood Canal. Pass through the town of Lilliwaup and continue for about three miles to Eagle Creek. The beach is just off the highway on the right side of the road. The Eagle Creek Tavern is right across the road from the beach. Parking is limited to a small parking area and along the shoulder on the east side of the highway.

From the north (Port Angeles, Kingston) travel south on Highway 101 through the town of Eldon and continue for another four miles to Eagle Creek. The beach is just off the highway on the left side of the road. The Eagle Creek Tavern is right across the road from the beach. Parking is limited to a small parking area and along the shoulder on the east side of the highway.

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FACILITIES
None. There is an information board in the parking area at Eagle Creek that provides maps and harvest season information.

Beach information last updated: March 16, 2011 @ 9:45am

South Hood Canal

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

South Hood Canal Beacon Point Eagle Creek Lilliwaup State Park South Lilliwaup DNR-48 DNR-47 West Dewatto (DNR-44A) North Hoodsport Hatchery Hoodsport Hatchery Potlatch Beaches Rendsland Creek Twanoh State Park Belfair SP

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.