Razor Clams at Long Beach in Pacific Rim National Park

Razor clams (Siliqua patula) are the signature shellfish associated with the west coast and Pacific Rim National Park Reserve. The long, exposed sandy beaches are perfect habitat for this surf-loving clam. In the national park, the stretch of Long Beach between Green Point and Schooner Cove is prime Pacific razor clam habitat. While live clams are difficult to view, if …

Where the BLOYs Are

Black Oystercatcher on the rocks at Green Point in Pacific Rim National Park Reserve. I’ve got a couple of days off this week and today headed out to the rocky outcrops below the Green Point campground in Pacific Rim National Park Reserve. The rocks at Green Point are excellent for intertidal exploration, and are often good for shorebirds that prefer …