Marine Area 6 (EAST JUAN DE FUCA STRAIT) from Low Point east to the Partridge Point - Point Wilson line, north to the line from Trial Island (near Victoria B.C.) - Vessel Traffic Separation Buoy "R" - Smith Island to the Lawson Reef Buoy, to Northwest Island, to the Initiative 77 marker on Fidalgo Island.HIDE DESCRIPTION ↑SHOW DESCRIPTION ↓
Not much is known about clam resources on this beach, but Tongue Point Marine Life Sanctuary, at the west end of Salt Creek Recreation Area Park, offers some of the best tide pool habitat in Washington State.
This area is also popular with SCUBA divers.
Tongue Point Marine Life Sanctuary can also be reached via the parking and access area at the mouth of Salt Creek on the east side of the creek. This spot also accesses the sand flat portion of this beach.
Please stay on the east side of Salt Creek. All property to the west of Salt Creek is private.
Beach information last updated: March 19, 2010 @ 10:55am
For individual beach information, including harvesting seasons, click on the yellow squiggles below.
Yellow map areas (links) 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.