West Point Jefferson

Clam, mussel, and oyster seasons OPEN for harvest year-round.

Access to this beach is by boat only. West Point Jefferson is accessible by boat only. There is no upland access to this beach.

Harvest profile

WDFW surveys indicate that native littleneck clams are present in good numbers on West Point Jefferson. A good area for clam digging is in the vicinity of a small stream that runs across the beach. Butter clams, Manila clams and cockles are also available. Oysters are not expected to be common at this location.

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Disclaimer: Map areas 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.
Directions

This beach is boat access only. There is no upland access to this beach. West Point Jefferson is located in Port Madison. The northern boundary of this beach is about a half mile west of the pier at Point Jefferson. The eastern boundary is about 260 yards east of the stream channel that runs across the beach (see beach photo). The boundaries of this beach are not marked. Harvesters are advised to stay near the stream to avoid trespassing.

Nearest boat ramps: The Suquamish boat ramp (located just off Suquamish Way in downtown Suquamish) is about two and a half miles by boat from West Point Jefferson.

Facilities

None. There are stores and other facilities in Suquamish a short distance from the boat ramp. Facilities for boaters are available at the Kingston Marina and the Brownsville Marina.

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