Stay In Your Lane on Washington Beaches
Ocean beaches are patrolled by officers from WDFW, State Parks, the Washington State Patrol and local law enforcement agencies. Other laws in effect on ocean beaches:
Set the speed limit at 25 mph.
Allow only licensed, street-legal vehicles (no ATVs, dune buggies, etc.)
Limit beach driving to licensed drivers.
Give pedestrians the right of way.
Prohibit reckless driving, including driving through the surf and spinning tires.
Sections of several beaches are closed to driving between April 15 and Labor Day, except on days when recreational razor clam seasons are open. These areas, which are marked with signs, include:
Seaview Beach approach to the Long Beach/Bolsted approach.
Oysterville Beach approach 2.5 miles north (the area north of that point is closed year-round).
Twin Harbors Beach:
Warrenton Cannery Road south.
Bonge Beach approach north.
Pacific Avenue beach approach to ‘Chance al a Mer’ Beach approach.
Ocean City north to the Copalis River.
Boone Creek south to the Copalis Rocks.
Roosevelt Beach approach to Annelyde Beach approach road.
Moclips Beach approach north to the Moclips River.