Pillar Point County Park in Washington

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Pillar Point County Park

Located along the water off Highway 112 west of Port Angeles, 4.3-acre Pillar Point County Park offers a bucolic setting for beachcombing, clamming, boating, picnicking, or just hanging out. Read More

  • Use the concrete ramp to launch your small boat and do some fishing 
  • Clamming and oystering are popular here and fun for the whole family 
  • Check out the Audubon “Important Bird Area” to view a variety of species of shorebirds 
  • Bring a picnic and lunch along the waters of the Strait

What can I see and do at Pillar Point County Park? 

  • Boating: If you’ve got a small boat in tow, you can use the concrete ramp at Pillar Point to launch it. Once you’re in the water, enjoy a leisurely cruise or consider doing a little fishing. 
  • Clamming/Oystering: Pillar Point County Park accesses an extensive tidal flat and you can find pockets of sand that are home to plenty of native littleneck clams. Oysters are common here as well and visitors can go clamming/oystering all year long. 
  • Picnicking: Picnic tables are set up throughout this small park, most with excellent views of the water. Vault toilets are available nearby. Fire pits are also located on site. 
  • Birding: The area around Pillar Point has been designated an IBA or “Important Bird Area” by the Audubon Society due to its unique estuary bay shoreline habitat. Look for a variety of shorebirds and have your camera ready!

Where is Pillar Point County Park?

From Port Angeles, head west on Highway 101 and look for the exit to WA-112 (about 5 miles). Continue west on Highway 112 for about 38 miles. Make a right on Pillar Point Road and travel a half mile to its end, where you’ll find the park.

How much does Pillar Point County Park cost?

There is no charge for visiting this park.

Who can I call if I have more questions?

For more information, call Clallam County Parks at 360-417-2291.