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HEALTH ADVISORIES
Check Dept. of Health (DOH) for health restrictions on this beach

MISC. BEACH INFORMATION

Pierce County | Region 6 Information

Marine Area 13 (South Puget Sound)
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Purdy Spit County Park

PURDY SPIT COUNTY PARK
280640

SHELLFISH TYPES & OPENINGS/CLOSURES

Clams open August 1 through August 31

Oysters open August 1  through August 31

Proposed 2015 seasons:

Clams open April 1 through April 30

Oysters open April 1 through April 30

HARVEST PROFILE

Not much is known about shellfish resources on this beach.

DIRECTION TO SITE
This beach runs from the boat ramp East to the Bridge.

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Beach information last updated: December 26, 2014 @ 1:32pm

Tacoma

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

Tacoma Retsil Southworth Ferry Dock (Vashon Island) DNR-77 DNR-78 Purdy Spit County Park DNR-1 DNR-1A Southeast Narrows DNR-36 (Point Evans) Sunrise Beach County Park Point Defiance - Owen Beach Dash Point State Park Saltwater State Park Des Moines City Park DNR-79 Burton Acres Camp Burton Dockton County Park Tramp Harbor DNR-83 DNR-85 Seahurst County 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.