Report Details

It 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, but nowhere for people to throw things away--even at the picnic site.

Conditions

Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Tide Level: 0.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 20. Number of dogs: 2. Walking or running: 14.

Concerns

Litter

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 13.

Notable Wildlife

several gulls, murres, and even a few cormorants

Driftline Content

Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Land-based debris (picnics, etc.), Ocean-based debris (from fishing boats, ship trash, etc.), Shells, Small rocks.

Actions & Comments

We noticed several people that appeared to be clamming (or something similar) at one of the access points. We plan to research for next time if this is something allowed at the site (a wildlife refuge).

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July 31, 2021

The whole state park was in the fog.

CherieE53

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June 16, 2021

There were a lot of visitors from all over the USA and Canada, enjoying the park, interested in how the Oregon coast was doing after the bad wind storms earlier this year.

CherieE53

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May 10, 2021

The park appeared to be in good shape, the visitors were hiking and staying on the trails.

CherieE53

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March 3, 2021

Some of the trees were damaged.

CherieE53

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January 6, 2017

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February 5, 2011

Quiet, foggy day at Cape Meares.

Bluebrau

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August 8, 2010

Beautiful day--LOTS of people out at Cape Meares!

Bluebrau

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June 19, 2009

There were more than 100 people at Cape Meares enjoying the summer weather.

Bluebrau