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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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Public Clam and Oyster Beaches

Marine Area 13

Beach Name County Boat Only
AMSTERDAM BAY Pierce  
BURFOOT COUNTY PARK Thurston  
CUTTS ISLAND STATE PARK Pierce
DNR-1 Pierce  
DNR-13 Pierce
DNR-16 Pierce  
DNR-18 Pierce
DNR-1A Pierce  
DNR-20 Mason
DNR-24 Mason  
DNR-33 Mason
DNR-34 Mason
DNR-35 Pierce
DNR-35A Pierce
DNR-39 WYCKOFF SHOAL Pierce
DNR-8 Pierce
EAGLE ISLAND STATE PARK Pierce
FORT LEWIS Pierce  
FRYE COVE COUNTY PARK Thurston  
GRAPEVIEW Mason
HOPE ISLAND STATE PARK Mason
JARRELL COVE STATE PARK Mason  
JOEMMA BEACH STATE PARK Pierce  
KOPACHUCK STATE PARK Pierce  
MAPLE HOLLOW, R-2 Pierce  
MCMICKEN ISLAND STATE PARK Mason
NISQUALLY NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE Thurston  
NORTH BAY Mason  
NORTH FORT LEWIS Pierce  
NORTH PITT PASS Pierce  
OYSTER RESERVES OF OAKLAND BAY Mason  
PENROSE POINT STATE PARK Pierce  
PRIEST POINT PARK Thurston  
PURDY SPIT COUNTY PARK Pierce  
SOUTH DOUGALL POINT Mason
SOUTH EAGLE ISLAND Pierce
SOUTH GORDON POINT Pierce  
SOUTH ORO BAY Pierce  
SOUTHEAST NARROWS Pierce  
TAYLOR BAY Pierce
TOLMIE STATE PARK Thurston  
WALKER COUNTY PARK Mason  
WEST DOUGALL POINT Mason  
WEST ORO BAY Pierce  
WINDY BLUFF Pierce
WOODARD BAY Thurston  

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Shelton/Olympia

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

Shelton/Olympia North Bay DNR-20 Grapeview South Dougall Point West Dougall Point DNR-24 McMicken Island State Park DNR-34 Jarrell Cove State Park DNR-33 Windy Bluff DNR-18 Joemma Beach State Park DNR-16 Taylor Bay DNR-13 Hope Island State Park Oakland Bay Recreation Tidelands Walker County Park Frye Cove County Park Priest Point Park Burfoot County Park Woodard Bay Tolmie State Park Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge North Pitt Pass DNR-39 Wyckoff Shoal Penrose Point State Park Amsterdam Bay South Eagle Island Eagle Island State Park DNR-8 West Oro Bay South Oro Bay Maple Hollow R-2 Kopachuck State Park Cutts Island State Park South Gordon Point North Fort Lewis Fort Lewis DNR-35 DNR-35A

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.