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MISC. BEACH INFORMATION

Mason County | Region 6 Information

Marine Area 12 (HOOD CANAL)
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Belfair State Park

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BELFAIR STATE PARK
270470

SHELLFISH TYPES & OPENINGS/CLOSURES

Clams open January 1 through August 31

Oysters open year-round

 

 

HARVEST PROFILE

This is an excellent beach for oysters. Clam resources on the this beach are limitted. 

DIRECTION TO SITE

From the south (Shelton and Olympia) travel north on Highway 101 through Shelton and continue for about 11 miles to the intersection of Highway 101 and Highway 106. Take a right on Highway 106 (eastbound) and follow it for about 23 miles to Belfair. Watch for the left turn and signs to Belfair State Park via Highway 300 (Northshore Drive). The park is about three miles west of Belfair. The park entrance is on the left and is well marked.

From the east on Highway 3 (Bremerton, Belfair) or the south on Highway 16 (Tacoma) take Highway 3 to Belfair. Watch for the right turn and signs to Belfair State Park via Highway 300 (Northshore Drive). The park is about three miles west of Belfair. The park entrance is on the left and is well marked.

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FACILITIES
Belfair State Park has fire circles, horseshoe pits, volleyball fields, play area for children, showers, potable water, year-round camping and picnic areas.

Beach information last updated: January 03, 2014 @ 10:11am

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.