Marine Area 9 (ADMIRALTY INLET) all waters inside and south of the Partridge Point - Point Wilson line, south and west of a line from Possession Point 110° true to shipwreck, north of the Hood Canal Bridge, and north of the Apple Cove Point-Edwards Point line.HIDE DESCRIPTION ↑SHOW DESCRIPTION ↓
Not much is known about clam resources at Old Fort Townsend State Park. The beach substrate is mostly sand with a few pockets of gravel. There are reports of horse clams on this beach. There is probably not much other clam resource here. A nearby alternative with good clamming is Chimacum Tidelands/Irondale Park .
DIRECTION TO SITE
To reach the site from the west on Highway 101 travel east to Discovery Bay and take the well marked left turn to Port Townsend via Highway 20. Proceed about eight miles on Highway 20 until you reach the intersection of Highway 20 and Old Fort Townsend Road. There is a sign for the State Park at this intersection. Take the right turn onto Old Fort Townsend Road and follow it about one and a half miles to its end at Old Fort Townsend State Park.
To reach the site from the east on Highway 104 from the Hood Canal Bridge take the Port Townsend/Port Ludlow exit (a right turn) and travel north on Beaver Valley Road (Highway 19) for about seven miles to Chimacum. Go straight at the four way stop and continue on Highway 19 for about six miles to the intersection of Highway 20 and Old Fort Townsend Road. There is a sign for the State Park at this intersection. Take the right turn onto Old Fort Townsend Road and follow it about one and a half miles to its end at Old Fort Townsend State Park.
FACILITIES There are restrooms, picnic areas, hiking trails, ball fields and a play ground at Old Fort Townsend State Park.
Beach information last updated: March 29, 2010 @ 9:40am
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