# Harvesting oysters
Camping for Oyster Lovers on Hood Canal
The oysters of Seal RockPhoto by Maria Shimizu Christensen. A dozen oysters in a prime Seattle restaurant can run you $40 and more per dozen, and if they’re from one of our regional oyster producers they’re worth it, many claim. But a short hop over to the Kitsap Peninsula and Hood Canal will take you to a paradise for oyster lovers who like camping and don’t mind employing a do-it-yourself mentality.