Mile 232

Boiler Bay Wayside, Picnic Area, Government Point
Lincoln County

Latitude: 44.825529689362
Longitude: -124.063904140220
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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Boiler Bay Wayside, Picnic Area, Government Point
Mile 232 Reports (9)

2016

April 16, 2016 - GWshark

Nothing significant on this stretch. Most people were sitting in their vehicles. About 10 fishing vessels just off shore here.read more

  • Group of Fishing Boats off the point.
January 9, 2016 - GWshark

Fairly nice day with rain showers. Nice to see waterfalls again.read more

2015

October 27, 2015 - GWshark

Appeared to be normal human activity for this mile. The King Tide did not appear to have much impact. I was there the day before and with the storm push at high tide there were more crashing waves against the bluffs.read more

July 15, 2015 - GWshark

Went out and picked up a full bag of trash off bluffs. Originally thought it to be from fishermen, but now believe it comes from people using picnic tables.read more

  • A full bag of trash collected off the bluffs.
July 11, 2015 - GWshark
Other than some fisherman debris and evidence of some fireworks the Boiler Bay bluffs are in good shape. Looks like good feeding area for whales. Bald eagle pair have a nest in trees across highway. Gulls appear to be increasing after they had thinned out a lot earlier this year...read more
  • Looks like someone was using fireworks at some time.
  • While standing at the firework debris looking toward the point.
  • Whales feeding actively.

2014

July 26, 2014 - ORState_TCS
Our group of 11 volunteers with the Oregon State chapter of The Coastal Society arrived at Boiler Bay at 6:00pm to catch the outgoing tide. The water was high but we were still able to traverse the rocks and collect some good data. Unfortunately we found 6 sea stars displaying...read more
  • Not certain if this is a definite sign of wasting, but those white, soft, and possibly weepy spots appeared to be lesions. Moreover these stars (at least 3 of the 6) were easily removed from rock.
  • This one was clearly wasting, and one of its limbs was in the process of disconnecting itself. This is the dead sea star I mentioned earlier.
May 31, 2014 - ORState_TCS
We were six students from Oregon State University who volunteered as part of the newly founded chapter of The Coastal Society to monitor miles 232 and 233. We spent the better part of two hours following Fawn Custer's lead around Boiler Bay. We saw several interesting wildlife specimens including large...read more
  • Some of the Oregon State University Coastal Society

2009

May 16, 2009 - Diane H
A very calm sea, which was surprising for the moderate wind. The snorkeling would have been great. Great wildlife in the refuge area in the southern part.read more

2008

December 30, 2008 - Diane H
This was a first report on observation of this mile. Noting wildlife in seaweed and sea lions; noting for this first report the extent of hotels along the shoreline and the general rocky character of the entire stretch.read more