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Statewide Harvest Rules
Puget Sound Clam and Oyster FAQ
Frequently asked questions about clam and oyster regulations and management.
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2014/2015 Public Beach List - Special Rules
Public beaches with special rules because of resource needs and/or restrictions on harvest due to health concerns.
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Fishing Hotline
360-902-2500

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WDFW Fish Program.
360-902-2700
Fish Program District Biologists

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fishregs@dfw.wa.gov

For all other questions and comments, e-mail us at:
fishpgm@dfw.wa.gov

 

 
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Public Clam and Oyster Beaches

Marine Area 11

Beach Name County Boat Only
BURTON ACRES King  
CAMP BURTON King
DASH POINT STATE PARK King  
DES MOINES BEACH PARK King  
DNR-36 (POINT EVANS) Pierce  
DNR-77 King
DNR-78 King
DNR-79 King
DNR-83 King  
DNR-85 King  
DOCKTON COUNTY PARK King  
POINT DEFIANCE Pierce  
SALTWATER STATE PARK King  
SEAHURST COUNTY PARK King  
SOUTHWORTH FERRY DOCK (VASHON ISLAND) King  
SUNRISE BEACH COUNTY PARK Pierce  
TRAMP HARBOR King  

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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.