Mile 241

Nelscott north, Lincoln City south
Lincoln County

Latitude: 44.951914948811
Longitude: -124.021934858640
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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Nelscott north, Lincoln City south
Mile 241 Reports (10)

2016

May 8, 2016 - Anonymous

Dead, headless sea lion and dogs off leash noted.read more

April 11, 2016 - Anonymous

Noted and photographed 25 sea stars with no signs of wasting syndrome. Small harbor seal carcass just north of Olivia Beach stairs.read more

April 4, 2016 - Anonymous

Still finding litter with Japanese writing. Found green plastic sealed 1 liter bottle with Russian writing. It was full of clear, odorless liquid.read more

February 8, 2016 - Anonymous

Sunny-warm day. Concern: children climbing on unstable bluff-informed parent No notable wildliferead more

2015

December 16, 2015 - Anonymous

There are two major bluff slides, each of which brought down tons of earth, sand, and pine trees either onto the beach or onto riprap at the foot of the bluff. Having walked this stretch of beach for years, these are the two largest slides I've seen on this stretch...read more

  • Here the slide fell onto rip rap at the foot of the bluff.
  • note how waves washed around the rip rap and eroded the bluff on the adjoining property

2012

July 15, 2012 - newwade
Removed 3 bags of litter...No tsunami litter, mostly left over from the 4th and small pieces of styrofoam...green doggy poop bags that were full and abandoned...too many!!!read more
March 8, 2012 - olivia
It was an unusually warm and sunny winter day, so many people were out taking advantage of chance to walk the beach without rain gear. The sand that was gone earlier in the winter seems to be coming back and there is quite a bit of litter all along the...read more

2007

March 18, 2007 - oceanwalker842
More dislodged clumps of mussel. More exposed rock perhaps from winter storms. No additional erosion visible for most of the mile except as noted last time. Still beach storm litter. Beach patrol vehicle and Coast Guard helicopter looking for airplane debris.read more
February 19, 2007 - Kittywake
In one week period saw all of the dead beached birds listed. Plus, all in one area, 5 species. Plus the 4 gulls, 2 dead, 2 broken-winged, within 20 feet of each other. Neighbors wondered if people were causing this, with the gulls. I also volunteer with the Wildlife Rehabilitation...read more
January 15, 2007 - newwade
Dead bird counts for University of Washington have been small numbers (3-4 birds) and mostly common murres and western grebes. Driftline Content: There are a lot of large logs and heavy wrack in some areas, as well as enough garbage that I will go back for a special garbage run....lots...read more