Makah Tribe
Makah Tribe

Public Announcement – COVID-19

March 13th, 2020 by Brittany Olson


Makah Tribe 

Public Announcement


In response to the confirmed person-to-person spread of COVID-19 in Washington State, 

The Makah Tribal Council, after careful consideration, has determined the need to implement appropriate measures to protect the health, safety and welfare of the Makah people and the Neah Bay community.  The rapid changes with regard to COVID-19 are a public health concern and the Makah Tribe is carefully monitoring this outbreak and coordinating with Tribal, County and State emergency management agencies as the situation develops. 


Local businesses have been encouraged to consider the health and safety of their patrons and implement practices that will reduce public contact, encourage social distancing and ensure that diligent sanitization procedures are in place.


Effective Monday, March 16, 2020 and until further notice, businesses and properties owned by the Makah Tribe will be limiting or closing public access.


Hobuck Beach Resort and The Cape Resort will be closed to customers until further notice.  The Warmhouse Restaurant will remain open for take-out orders only. 


The Shi Shi Trail and Cape Flattery Trail will remain open to Makah Tribal members, however it will be closed to the general public until further notice, as well as the 3rd Beach trail commonly used for surfing activities.


The Makah Cultural and Research Center (Museum) will be closed until further notice effective March 16, 2020.


The boat launch at Big Salmon will be closed to the general public but will remain open to the residents of Neah Bay.


We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your understanding continued patronage in the future.


You may visit the following websites for updates:

or on facebook at Hobuck Beach Resort

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