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Kitsap County | Region 6 Information

Marine Area 12 (Hood Canal)

Scenic Beach State Park

Aerial Beach Photo (Dept. of Ecology)



Clams CLOSED year-round
Oysters CLOSED  year-round


Scenic Beach State Park is primarily an oyster beach, but there are some native littleneck clams , butter clams, horse clams and cockles on this beach.

This is a good oyster beach but the population is decreasing. It may be neccessary to reduce or prohibit oyster harvest on this beach until the population increases.

Scenic Beach state park is located about eight miles west of Silverdale on Hood Canal. To reach Scenic Beach State Park via SR 3 take the Newberry Hill Road/Seabeck exit (just south of Silverdale) and proceed north on Newberry Hill Road to Seabeck Highway NE. Turn right and travel through Seabeck to Miami Beach Road NE and turn right. Follow signs to Scenic Beach State Park.

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Scenic Beach State Park has restrooms, showers, potable water, camping, playgrounds, and picnic areas.

Beach information last updated: August 31, 2015 @ 11:06am

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.