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MISC. BEACH INFORMATION

Mason County | Region 6 Information

Marine Area 12 (HOOD CANAL)
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Aerial Beach Photo (Dept. of Ecology)

SOUTH LILLIWAUP
270312

SHELLFISH TYPES & OPENINGS/CLOSURES

Clams open all year
Oysters open all year

HARVEST PROFILE

Not much is known about clam populations on this beach, but surveys conducted in the 1990s indicate harvestable amounts of native littleneck clams and Manila clams.

There are some oysters available on this beach.

Harvest Area Map
Map of SOUTH LILLIWAUP harvest area
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DIRECTION TO SITE

From the south (Olympia, Shelton) travel north on Highway 101 along Hood Canal. Pass through the town of Hoodsport and continue for about four miles to South Lilliwaup. The beach is across the highway and east of the Lilliwaup post office (see beach map). Access to the beach is from the shoulder of the highway and parking is very limited.

From the north (Port Angeles, Kingston) travel south on Highway 101 through the town of Eldon and continue for another six miles. The beach is across the highway and east of the Lilliwaup post office. Access to the beach is from the shoulder of the highway and parking is very limited.

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FACILITIES
None. There is a store in Lilliwaup and public restrooms at Hoodsport.

Beach information last updated: April 02, 2010 @ 9:17am

South Hood Canal

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

South Hood Canal Beacon Point Eagle Creek Lilliwaup State Park South Lilliwaup DNR-48 DNR-47 West Dewatto (DNR-44A) North Hoodsport Hatchery Hoodsport Hatchery Potlatch Beaches Rendsland Creek Twanoh State Park Belfair SP

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.