Not much is known about clam populations on this beach, but it is mostly rocky and does not have much clam habitat.
There are some oysters on this beach, but they are not abundant.
DIRECTION TO SITE
DNR-55 is boat access only. There is no upland access. This beach is steep and rocky and most of it is not suitable for landing boats. The northwest end of this beach is the most accessible. The northwest boundary is located just west of where the beach takes a 90º turn to the south. The south boundary is about 420 yards north of the southernmost tip of Pulali Point. It is not known if the boundaries of this beach are marked. Approximate GPS coordinates for the northwest boundary are: 47.745º N, 122.8617º W. It is advised that harvesters stay well within the approximate boundaries to avoid trespassing.
Nearest boat ramps: Point Whitney ramp (located north of Brinnon on Bee Mill Road) is about 2 nautical miles from DNR-55 by boat.
FACILITIES None. There are restrooms at Point Whitney and facilities for boaters at Pleasant Harbor Marina (located south of Brinnon).
Beach information last updated: March 30, 2010 @ 4:03pm
North Hood Canal
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