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MISC. BEACH INFORMATION

Boat Access Only  

Jefferson County | Region 6 Information

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

SILENT BEACH
270810

SHELLFISH TYPES & OPENINGS/CLOSURES

Clams open all year
Oysters open all year

HARVEST PROFILE

Not much is known about clam resources on Silent Beach, but there is at least one area that is good for harvesting Manila clams. That area is approximately a half mile south of the northern boundary of this beach (see beach map). Native littleneck clams can be found here and they appear to be abundant in places. There are probably horse clams and cockles on this beach. Geoducks can likely be found in the lower tide zone.

There are some oysters on Silent Beach. They may be abundant in places.

Harvest Area Map
Map of SILENT BEACH harvest area
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DIRECTION TO SITE
This is a boat access only site. There is no upland access to this beach. The closest boat ramps to the Manila clam spot on Silent Beach are the Point Whitney ramp (about 3 miles away by boat), located north of Brinnon on Bee Mill Road and Quilcene Marina ramp (about 4.3 miles away by boat), located south of Quilcene on Linger Longer Road.

Silent Beach is about one mile north of North Tabook Point. The northern boundary is not clearly marked but it is about one half mile north of the Manila clam spot (see beach map).  When in doubt please stay near these coordinates to avoid trespassing.

Map to this point  

FACILITIES
There are no facilities at Silent Beach. There are facilities for boaters at Pleasant Harbor Marina.

Beach information last updated: April 01, 2015 @ 9:07am