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IMPORTANT NOTICE
State Dept. of Health recommends periods of NO harvest of clams, oysters,and mussels due to pollution.

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

MISC. BEACH INFORMATION

Thurston County | Region 6 Information

Marine Area 13 (SOUTH PUGET SOUND)
SHOW DESCRIPTION ↓

Tolmie State Park

TOLMIE STATE PARK
280080

SHELLFISH TYPES & OPENINGS/CLOSURES

Clams open all year
Oysters open all year

HARVEST PROFILE

There is not much clam resource on this beach, but there are some oysters.

DIRECTION TO SITE
Tolmie State Park is located eight miles northeast of Olympia. Coming from Interstate 5, take exit #111 (Marvin Road) and follow signs to the park, approximately five miles.

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FACILITIES
Tolmie State Park is day use only. It has two kitchen shelters with electricity, plus 11 sheltered and 20 unsheltered picnic tables. Kitchen shelters include picnic tables, water, sinks and grills. There is an underwater park located just offshore of Tolmie State Park.

FUN FACTS/OTHER INFORMATION
Tolmie State Park is named for Dr. William Frazer Tolmie (1812-1866) who spent 16 years with the Hudson Bay Company at Fort Nisqually as a physician, surgeon, botanist and fur trader.

Beach information last updated: March 16, 2011 @ 9:33am

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.