Guide To Washington Razor Clam Season

Razor clam season is a great time to visit the Washington coast. Razor clams are a type of clam found along the Pacific coast of North America and some parts of Asia. They are harvested for food, and are also popular with recreational clam diggers. It’s an exciting activity, and you can get started quickly while staying at Surfcrest Resort. This is what you need to know before heading to the West Coast for Washington Razor Clam season.

What is a Razor Clam?

A razor clam is a type of clam that has a thin, long shell. They are found along the Pacific coast of North America and in many different colors.

Why Are They Popular?

Razor clams are harvested for their meat, often used in chowders and soups.

When Is The Best Time To Go Razor Clamming?

The best time to go razor clamming is during winter when the water is coldest. Clam digging season typically starts in November and lasts until April or May, depending on the beach you visit.

How Do I Find A Razor Clam On The Beach?

An excellent place to start digging for clams would be at the water’s edge, where you can find them buried in sand or mud. You need a bucket and a shovel before digging for clams. One of the best places to find razor clams is Copalis Beach, which is just a short walk from your room.

Get Out On The Beach A Catch A Razor Clam

Razor Clam season in Washington is something that shouldn’t be missed. If you can make it, book now or schedule ahead of time with Surfcrest Resort. We are located on Washington’s pristine Pacific Coast within a 15-minute drive of Ocean Shores Beach and Quinault Beach Resort & Casino. The casual Northwest seaside resort is nestled into 26 acres of private oceanfront property with access to miles of sandy beaches, dune trails, and Conner Creek. This beautiful freshwater creek flows through the property. Relax, unwind, and discover Surfcrest Resort today by booking directly on our website or calling us at 360-289-2157.

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