Mile 283 Dispatch
June 16, 2021
Other Mile 283 Reports (12)
July 31, 2021 - CherieE53The whole state park was in the fog. The visitors stayed on the trails and had their dogs and children under control.
May 10, 2021 - CherieE53The park appeared to be in good shape, the visitors were hiking and staying on the trails.
March 3, 2021 - CherieE53Some of the trees were damaged. Lighthouse was closed. I saw some Horned Puffins (2 pairs), 3 pairs of Common Murres, many Western Gulls and Mew Gulls. There was also Pelagic Cormonant and Double...
February 5, 2011 - BluebrauQuiet, foggy day at Cape Meares. By the time we left, we were the only people there. It was tough to get a good view of things due to the weather.
August 8, 2010 - BluebrauBeautiful day--LOTS of people out at Cape Meares!
June 19, 2009 - BluebrauThere were more than 100 people at Cape Meares enjoying the summer weather. We didn't observe anything out of the ordinary--or disappointing (like littering, etc.).
December 29, 2008 - BluebrauIt was a very chilly and windy day on the coast, but there were still people out and about... we saw very few animals, but no physical changes. The main concern we had was litter. At one access...
May 18, 2008 - BluebrauA beautiful sunny and slightly hazy day at the coast... many people were enjoying the weather, taking pictures, etc. Nothing unusual.
March 28, 2008 - BluebrauAs it was cold and wet, there were not many people out. Nothing was out of the ordinary. We were there less than an hour because of the poor conditions.
March 2, 2008 - BluebrauIt was a gorgeous day at the coast and there were several people out enjoying the atmosphere. The main issue that we noted at Cape Meares is the lack of trash cans--there was quite a bit of litter,...
December 30, 2007 - BluebrauWe accessed mile 283 from three different access points--one in Cape Meares state park, one at a pull-out down the road, and another was beach access located in Cape Meares National Wildlife refuge...