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Boat Access Only  

Pacific County | Region 6 Information

Marine Area 2-1 (Willapa Bay)



Clams and oysters open year-round

Bonus Limit: 24 COCKLES in addition to the regular CLAM limit


Boat Access Only. Located on the southwest side of Long Island, from mean high water out to the eastern boundary of Long Island Oyster Reserve and privately owned tideland tracts, which are posted. Harvest is allowed west on reserve tidelands to mean lower low water between reserve monuments 58 and 59 in the vicinity of Pinnacle Rock.

Pacific oysters, eastern softshell, Manilas and cockles can be found here.


Camping is permitted on Long Island. There are five campgrounds containing a total of 24 campsites. Call the Willapa National Wildlife Refuge, (360) 484-3482, to inquire about campsite availability prior to your trip.

Sanitary Facilities: Vault toilets are available at each campground. A public restroom is also located across the highway from the Refuge boat launch.

Nearest boat launch is located at Willapa Bay Wildlife Refuge or Port of Peninsula.

Beach information last updated: February 05, 2016 @ 9:12am

Long Beach

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

Long Beach Nemah Long Island Northwest Long Island Southwest Nahcotta Tidelands Long Beach Fort Canby State 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.