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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 12 (Hood Canal)
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Aerial Beach Photo (Dept. of Ecology)

SOUTH TEKIU POINT (DNR-40)
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SHELLFISH TYPES & OPENINGS/CLOSURES

Clams open all year
Oysters open all year

HARVEST PROFILE

South Tekiu is a good clam beach. Native littleneck clams are the most abundant species, but Manila clams and butter clams are also available.

This is a good oyster beach.

Harvest Area Map
Map of SOUTH TEKIU POINT (DNR-40) harvest area
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DIRECTION TO SITE

South Tekiu is boat access only. There is no upland access to this beach. South Tekiu is about 0.4 miles long. The north end of the beach is about 0.4 miles south of Tekiu Point. The south boundary of this beach is just north of the community of Holly. Both boundaries may not be marked and there are no outstanding landmarks. Approximate GPS coordinates to the midpoint of South Tekiu are: 47.576º N, 122.969º W. It is recommended harvesters use these coordinates as the best landmark for this beach and stay near this area to avoid trespassing. See beach map for approximate boundaries.

Nearest boat ramps: Triton Cove State Park ramp (located about six miles south of Brinnon on Highway 101) is just over 2 miles by boat from South Tekiu.

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FACILITIES
None. There is a vault toilet at Triton Cove State Park and facilities for boaters at Pleasant Harbor Marina.

Beach information last updated: April 01, 2010 @ 2:24pm

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.