Motor vehicle travel is prohibited from the north boundary of Nehalem Bay State Park (45° 42.2196', Mile 299), southerly to the south boundary of the Boy Scout property north of Sand Lake (45° 18.6444', Mile 268), except as follows: Motor vehicles essential to and engaged in boat launchings will be allowed any time during the year for a distance of 300 feet northwest from (45° 26.4036' 123° 57.2052', Mile 279), near Happy Camp.
Beach quite clean despite being popular. No porta-potty as usual; I anticipate human sanitation issues.
Staircase in poor shape, and missing handrails have been draped in yellow danger tape. read more
Increase in human activity, new path along bottom of cliff. Need for bathroom facility. read more
Staircase handrails deteriorating. Driftwood bridge across creek. Gravel on beach has flattened out since last visit. More dirt coming down cliff at north end. No litter. read more
Increased human and dog activity at this beach, which has no bathroom facility at the trailhead or on the beach.
Common Murre seen on beach at north end. read more
Beautiful day. Beach very clean overall. Recent rain and snow have resulted in very full waterfalls. One small tree has slid down the hill in front of the house that has some long-standing drainage pipes. There is a new yellow sign "30A" facing the ocean, meant to help locate vicitims in case of...read more
This was our first official visit to this mile. Last winter's storms left a veritable cliff of rocks, topped by large logs, close to the bluff. We found a small amoint of litter including a plastic boat toilet. There is a slide toward the north end of the beach; not...read more