Nahcotta Tidelands

Oysters seasons OPEN for harvest year-round.
Clam and mussel seasons CLOSED for harvest year-round. 

This beach is the state-owned tidelands east of the WDFW Willapa Bay Field Station and Nahcotta Tidelands interpretive site. 

Harvest profile

Located east of the Nahcotta Tidelands Interpretive Site and the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife Willapa Bay Field Station. This site contains 40 acres of tidelands. Oysters are plentiful in this location. 


Follow Sandridge Road north to the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife's Nahcotta Tidelands Interpretive Site in Nahcotta.


Parking is available at the Interpretive Site.

Nearest boat launch is located at Port of Peninsula accessed via 275th Street in Nahcotta. Crabbing is allowed off the docks and parking is available on site, but there is no public camping allowed at this site.


Sanitary facilities and access to tidelands are provided at  the Interpretive Site.

Fun facts

For additional information call WDFW Region 6 headquarters (360) 249-4628 or Pacific County Department of Community Development (360) 875-9356.

View full-size map on DOH website