South Tekiu Point (DNR-40)

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

Harvest profile

South Tekiu is a good clam beach. Native littleneck clams are the most abundant species, but Manila clams and butter clams are also available.

This is a good oyster beach.

Beach map
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.

South Tekiu is boat access only. There is no upland access to this beach. South Tekiu is about 0.4 miles long. The north end of the beach is about 0.4 miles south of Tekiu Point. The south boundary of this beach is just north of the community of Holly. Both boundaries may not be marked and there are no outstanding landmarks. Approximate GPS coordinates to the midpoint of South Tekiu are: 47.576º N, 122.969º W. It is recommended harvesters use these coordinates as the best landmark for this beach and stay near this area to avoid trespassing. See beach map for approximate boundaries.

Nearest boat ramps: Triton Cove State Park ramp (located about six miles south of Brinnon on Highway 101) is just over 2 miles by boat from South Tekiu.


None. There is a vault toilet at Triton Cove State Park and facilities for boaters at Pleasant Harbor Marina.

View full-size map on DOH website