English Boom

Clams, mussels, and oysters open June 8 through December 31.

Harvest profile

This is a silty, muddy beach.  Eastern softshell clams are the primary species present, though not in large numbers.

Directions

On Camano Island, take Highway 532.  Turn north on N. Good Road.  N. Good Road veers left and becomes Utsalady Road.  Follow Utsalady Road for approximately one mile.  Turn right (north) on Moore Road and follow it to English Boom.

Parking

Limited parking available.

Facilities

Informational kiosk, covered picnic table, ADA trail, and beach trail.

Fun facts

During the 1920s and 1930s, the park was once a logging boom owned by the English Lumber Company.  Trees were hauled to the water, tied together and pulled by tug to sawmills.  Island County purchased the parkland in 1997.