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CoastWatch Mile 247
CountyLincoln
DescriptionSouth Spit Salmon River, Tillamook/Lincoln county line
Boundaries N 45° 2.771', W 124° 0.296' to N 45° 2.043', W 124° 0.587'
Google MapsNearby Roads, Directions to/from, Google photos, Satellite image, Terrain overlay
OPRD MapCascade Head & Salmon River Mouth to Roads End
Vehicles• Motor vehicle travel is prohibited from Porter Point (45° 09.5142', Mile 257), southerly to the Tillamook County/Lincoln County line (45° 02.6706', Mile 247).
• Motor vehicle travel is prohibited from the Tillamook County-Lincoln County line (45° 02.6706', Mile 247), southerly to Yaquina Bay (44° 37.0374', Mile 215), except for the following locations within the corporate limits of Lincoln City:
(A) A distance of 150 feet on each side of the westerly extension of North 35th Court;
(B) A distance of 150 feet on each side of the westerly extension of North 15th Street.
WeatherCurrent Weather Conditions at nearby stations (may take a minute or two on a dialup connection)
TidesThe NOAA Tide Predictions site may be found here. Click on the station nearest to your location to see predicted tides in graphical and tabular formats.

Photo


Mile 247   9/25/09
Looking south over Mile 247
jboyden


9 REPORTS FOR MILE 247:
mamaotter
Apr 8, 2013 12:00 AM
 
A significant number of people appeared for such a remote mile. Spotted an entire tree deposited on shoreline, as well as clumps of mussels.   MORE 
mamaotter
Aug 2, 2012 8:15 AM
 
Sandcastle on the beach. Trawler offshore. Abundant tidepool life.   MORE 
mamaotter
Jul 24, 2012 7:00 PM
 
Six sandcastles present. Found some spent fireworks debris.   MORE 
rainydaywalker
Apr 7, 2012 12:00 PM
 
It was invigorating to be on the beach again. Short visits due to winter tide conditions and my schedule have limited this activity. I was so taken by the apparent joy among the folks out for their own beach fun, that I decided to photograph the humans, as well as the shell/pebble/wood content of the shoreline. The tops of offshore rocks seemed to be relatively bare of the usual mussels.   MORE 
rainydaywalker
Jun 1, 2011 12:00 AM
 
I noted the average in my report, as my walks are frequent, but my reports are few. Have misplaced my log-on identity, so created a new one this afternoon, in order to submit this report.   MORE 
jboyden
Sep 25, 2009 8:30 AM
 
A glorious Indian Summer day on this pristine beach. The gulls and brown pelicans had it all to themselves.   MORE 
 
Mile 247   
Description:Looking south over Mile 247
Location:about halfway down the Salmon River spit
keyhole   
Description:Keyhole in bluff at south end of mile 247
Location:south end of open beach of mile 247
jboyden
Feb 5, 2008 11:30 AM
 
The weather was fierce and the tide was high. The beach was clean. No problems to report.   MORE 
jboyden
Aug 25, 2007 5:00 AM
 
This mile continues to be very clean. The large number of brown pelicans was the highlight of the day.   MORE 
jboyden
Sep 24, 2006 4:00 PM
 
1. No further progress in rock slides on southern basalt wall. Grass is starting to grow on it. 2. The sand has really built up since my last visit [6/18/06]. The rocks at the south end are nearly covered by sand. 3. Lots of gulls. Several crows. Seven brown pelicans. Very clean beach.   MORE