- Motor vehicle travel is prohibited on the ocean shore between the hours of 12:01 p.m. and 12:00 midnight, from May 1 through September 15, from the south jetty of the Columbia River (46° 13.5216', Mile 340), southerly to the Peter Iredale Road (46° 10.6950', Mile 336).
Notable wildlife: kildeer at the waterline, pelicans on the wing and a seal in the surf.
Other: More dogs then usual and more litter (off shore) observed at the dune / beach interface. read more
Appeared to be quite a bit of drfit wood removal (recent chain saw use, truck tires above tide line). Winter storm impacts to foredune.read more
One person was laying down on the sand just past the wet, packed area and a truck drove by fairly close to him. It does have the feeling of a section of road rather than beach.read more
It was disturbing to see so much debris/litter on this beach. I have never seen this much on any Oregon beach in the 30 years i have been walking the Oregon beaches. read more
Primary difference from last visit: because of winter high tides and storm surge there was considerable over topping of the dunes and lots of wood on the beach , much of it with a diameter over 14".
This week was the beginning of the Covid -19 social distancing response. The beach...read more
Lots of large pieces of woody debris. However, it appears human removal of wood is common.
There was enough trash to take some time and collect the larger pieces. read more
There were nine people and one dog on this mile. Most were walking or sitting. read more