Mile 223

Beverly Beach, Spencer Creek, Beverly Beach SP
Lincoln County

Latitude: 44.725324919058
Longitude: -124.058504775220
Vehicles:
  • 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.

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Beverly Beach, Spencer Creek, Beverly Beach SP
Mile 223 Reports (26)

2018

January 1, 2018 - Volunteer Coordinator

Dispatch- photo of molting elephant seal.  read more

  • molting elephant seal

2017

June 6, 2017 - Leo Poole
March 12, 2017 - Leo Poole

2016

December 21, 2016 - Leo Poole
September 26, 2016 - Leo Poole

Initial survey of mile by this adopter. Baseline photos for future observations. Concern: bank erosion below Highway 101, south of Spenser Creek confluence (Beverly Beach State Park).read more

May 29, 2016 - Anonymous

There were several people on the beach, it being Memorial Day weekend. Several were flying kites. The Beverly Beach Campground was full. Several driftwood huts have appeared during the past few weeks, some being used for fire shelters. A moderate amount of molted shells were seen, most close to the...read more

  • There are several driftwood forts which have been built on the beach, some for fire shelter.
April 22, 2016 - Volunteer Coordinator

After giving the Earth Day talk at Beverly Beach State Park, we ventured onto the beach for the wrack walk. A small amount of debris. Thank you to those who joined me on the surprisingly( it was supposed to be torrential) nice day. Photos document the clean up and the...read more

  • With a bag of debris, we take time to explore the slide
  • Karen with new volunteer Sue
  • According to the Park Hosts, this had happened in the last week
  • close up of the exposed fossils

2015

December 15, 2015 - lvfish

The group picked up about 200 lbs of debris from the beach. The King tides had brought in quite a bit from the ocean. There were not many RVs at the campground.read more

November 1, 2015 - Anonymous

A beautiful day at the beach. Moderate wind from the southwest at 17 mph. Accessed the Beach at Beverly Beach State Park. Spencer Creek has been diverted by a huge sandbar and is flowing to the south at a rapid pace. Access to the shoreline is restricted west of the...read more

  • Spencer Creek diverted to the south by a large sand bar at beach access.
  • Standing waves in Spencer Creek due to small dunes in creek. Note large number of gulls socializing between the creek and shoreline.
  • Note the large number of shore pine needles and plastic fish in the debris line. Large kelp pods were deposited on the beach.
  • Large concretions eroded out of the Astoria formation outcrop along back beach. Note fresh small rock fall from cliff face above the three concretion eroded area.
  • A small debris slide from the cliff face. A large amount of soil water is draining along the rock face behind the debris. The soil and vegetation debris pile is about 6 feet high by 6 feet thick and 15 feet long.
  • Small vegetated dunes standing about 2 to 3 feet high along the back beach area near cliff face and Astoria Formation outcrop.
February 18, 2015 - lvfish
There was very little debris on the beach, and very light human activity.read more

2014

December 2, 2014 - lvfish
There were 5 members of the Fisherman's club on the beach cleanup and their observations were that the beach was pretty clean except for some plastic and rope.read more
September 26, 2014 - lvfish
There was very little garbage on the beach. There were 4 people in our group and only picked up about 30 lbs of garbage on our mile.There were 25 people and 5 dogs. Beverly Beach State Park RV Park had quite a few RVs in the camping area.read more
June 16, 2014 - lvfish
Light visitation to the mile. Very decomposed sea lion observed.read more
January 17, 2014 - lvfish
The beach was fairly clean for this time of the year, but rope, floats and plastic bottles were observed.Nine members of the Longview Hills Fishing club enjoyed the walk on the beach. It was a beautiful day.read more

2013

August 22, 2013 - lvfish
7 members from the Longview Fishermans Club took part in the clean up. The beach was fairly clean with this being a big tourist month. The camp ground at Beverly Beach was full.read more
June 13, 2013 - lvfish
There was very little trash on the beach. This was the cleanest that our club has found the beach.There were 6 club members in attendance.read more

2012

July 23, 2012 - lvfish
There was very little debris on the beach. We found mostly styrofoam and rope.There were lots of people on the beach and the campground was full.We found about 45 dead birds. 30 were baby murres (we think) and then about 15 adult birds.read more
May 9, 2012 - lvfish
There was very little litter on the beach. Some styrofoam, rope, some plastic bottles and cans. Beach was fairly clean and no dead animals were found. There were 5 volunteers from the club that participated.read more
February 21, 2012 - lvfish
The beach was pretty clean. No wildlife spotted, alive or dead.read more

2010

October 1, 2010 - lvfish
(No summary provided)read more
June 24, 2010 - lvfish
This walk was a joint effort by our group of Longview Fishing Club members, 17 of us. Our club received many thanks from the tourists on the beach for keeping it clean.read more
March 10, 2010 - lvfish
We (the ten of us Longview Fishing Club members) explained the Coast Watch program to four people. We also picked up about 100 pounds of garbage.read more

2009

December 23, 2009 - lvfish
Several people stopped us and thanked us for our help in keeping the beach clean.read more
June 25, 2009 - lvfish
The campground was full of campers. A very low tide. We hauled out about 150 lbs of trash, and 200 lbs of rope.read more

2008

July 24, 2008 - shan&louie
I was pleased to see only a small amount of litter or ocean debris. I did not find any dead sea birds. Normal amounts of dead crab and other marine animals.read more
April 15, 2008 - shan&louie
The beach was fairly quiet and clean and the amount of human presence i.e. trash from ocean and beachcombers was less than on other walks. The work on the new Spencer Creek Bridge continues and erosion on cliffs South of Spencer Creek is evident. This is the first official CoastWatch...read more