Gold Beaches

Gold Beaches
  • Bailey Beach, Meyers Beach, Pistol River Beach All Good With Easy Access.
  • One of The Better Places to Razor Clam South of Tillamook Head to California.
  • Drive on Beach Access at Baileys Beach.
  • Enjoy Mostly Sunny Days From May Through October.
Gold Beach, Bailey Beach, Meyers Beach

Gold Beaches Razor Clamming

Gold Beaches Website Boasts,

“The beaches associated with Gold Beach offer the most productive digging for razor clams south of the beaches associated with the Columbia River.” In other words, that would be everything from Seaside, Oregon to Gold Beach.

  • ODFW lists Bailey Beach as an excellent location to dig for razor clams.
  • ODFW lists Meyers Beach north to Hunters Cove as a location to dig for razor clams. Therefore, as a result, Razor clams are dug along the beach north from Myers Creek to Hunters Cove.
  • ODFW lists Pistol River Beach as a location to dig for razor clams. Pistol River Beach as well as Meyer’s Beach is one of the most popular beach locations used for wind surfing competition because it draws wind surfers from all over the world. Have your camera ready to capture the exciting moments on film.
  • In addition, about 30 miles north of Gold Beach you’ll find Sixes River Beach. For instance, the location located just above Cape Blanco via the Hughes House Rd. Therefore, park at the gate and follow the trail. Sixes River Beach is listed by ODFW as a location to dig for razor clams.


Information provided is a result of personal experience at each bay or beach location. In addition, local residences providing input and advice, and ongoing information from the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife and Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife websites.  Information will change as incoming seas tend to shift and move sand, after that it makes it harder for clams to reproduce. So always check for current beach closures and advisories related to biotoxins, pollution or other human health concerns the same day you plan to harvest. In addition, is not responsible for the accuracy of this data. Similarly, the outcome or results of your personal efforts or safe consumption of shellfish.

Shellfish Safety Hotline
635 Capitol St NE
Salem, OR 97301
Phone: 800-448-2474
Alt Phone: 503-986-4728