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MISC. BEACH INFORMATION

Clallam County | Region 6 Information

Marine Area 6 (EAST JUAN DE FUCA STRAIT)
SHOW DESCRIPTION ↓

Marlyn Nelson County Park

Aerial Beach Photo (Dept. of Ecology)

PORT WILLIAMS
250030

SHELLFISH TYPES & OPENINGS/CLOSURES

Clams open all year
Oysters open all year

HARVEST PROFILE

Port Williams is a one-acre county park with approximately 1,200 linear feet of public tidelands.

Not much is known about clam populations on this beach but it is mostly rocky substrate and there is probably not a lot of clam resource here.

DIRECTION TO SITE

To reach Port Williams coming east on Highway 101 from Port Angeles, travel 15 miles to Sequim and take the Sequim Avenue exit. Take a left on Sequim Avenue and proceed about a half mile to the intersection of Sequim Avenue and Washington Street. Go straight through the light and follow Sequim Avenue (which becomes Sequim - Dungeness Way north of Washington Street) for about one mile. Look for the sign for Port Williams on the right side of the road at the intersection of Port Williams Road and Sequim - Dungeness Way. Take a right on Port Williams Road and continue for about three miles to Port Williams. The road ends at the park.

To reach Port Williams coming west on Highway 101 from the Hood Canal Bridge, travel west on Highway 104 for about 16 miles until Highway 104 merges with Highway 101 (about one mile east of Discovery Bay). Continue west on Highway 101. If you are coming from the south on Highway 101 (from Shelton, Olympia, etc.) it is about 86 miles from Olympia to Discovery Bay. Continue west on Highway 101 from Discovery Bay for about another 20 miles to Sequim. Take the first Sequim exit (Washington Street), a right turn. Stay on Washington Street for about a mile until you reach the the intersection of Sequim Avenue and Washington Street. Take a right on Sequim Avenue (which becomes Sequim - Dungeness Way north of Washington Street) for about one mile. Look for the sign for Port Williams on the right side of the road at the intersection of Port Williams Road and Sequim - Dungeness Way. Take a right on Port Williams Road and continue for about three miles to Port Williams. The road ends at the park.

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FACILITIES
There is a vault toilet, boat ramp, and picnic area at Port Williams.

Beach information last updated: March 26, 2010 @ 4:16pm

Sequim/Port Townsend

For individual beach information, including harvesting seasons, click on the yellow squiggles below.

Sequim/Port Townsend Mystery Bay State Park Fort Flagler State Park North Beach County Park Fort Worden State Park South Point Wilson North Point Hudson Old Fort Townsend Chimacum Creek Tidelands DNR-409 South Diamond Point DNR-410 DNR-411 Port Williams DNR-411A Pitship Point South Pitship Point Sequim Bay State Park DNR-404A (Kinney Point) South Indian Island County Park Port Townsend Ship Canal East Oak Bay Oak Bay County Park Tala Shore Old Town Cline Spit Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge Tidelands Fort Ebey State Park

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.