Point Defiance-Owen Beach

WDFW Beach Season Information

Tacoma Municipal Code 8.27.130 prohibits clamming and other shellfish harvest at Point Defiance.

WDFW shellfish seasons indicate the specific times of year when harvesting is permitted. Before heading to the beach, please also check the Department of Health (DOH) information below which is related to health of the shellfish and may be updated daily. To harvest on this beach, it must be both during the WDFW approved season and approved by the DOH.