Mile 242

Lincoln City, D River SW, Devils Lake SP, Oceanlake
Lincoln County

Latitude: 44.968139998232
Longitude: -124.018494995120
  • 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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Lincoln City, D River SW, Devils Lake SP, Oceanlake
Mile 242 Reports (22)


March 8, 2020 - Bluewater

Was a sunny day at the beach today. Lots of people hanging out and lots of litter to be picked up. Lots of dog poop filled bags being left behind as more


July 21, 2019 - Bluewater

I did not get any pictures as my camera is not working correctly at the moment. I picked up a bag full of garbage on this jaunt. Most of it was gathered on my return from NW 15th St to the "D River WaySide". Other than the garbage things more

February 17, 2019 - Bluewater

It was a pretty calm day at the beach. I seen nothing out of the more


October 14, 2018 - Bluewater

Today was perfect beach weather. So many people were out enjoying what will be one of the last nice weekends before the rains start in. I did not notice a lot of changes in the area, except that the "D" river was very narrow (of course not a lot more

May 26, 2018 - Bluewater

It was a nice sunny day even though it was fairly windy. Last report I did the rack retaining wall at the "D" River parking area had some damage to it which is possibly from whatever construction was happening in the parking lot, it looks as though they had more

March 24, 2018 - Bluewater

For it being a rainy first day of spring break the beaches were pretty busy. The work being done at the "D" River parking lot may be casue severe damage to the Northwest corner of the parking lot seawall. A large portion of the wall has fallen since survey more

January 14, 2018 - Bluewater

It was very noticable since I surveyed in october that the "D" river was flowing straight into the ocean. In October it was crooked and channel like from the sand. Notice new graffiti panted on the wall below The Sea Gypsy Hotel. Sunday was a great day for the beach, more


October 14, 2017 - Bluewater


December 15, 2015 - Anonymous

This is what I found significant in my walk this morning: 1) There were very few people on the beach because of beach access closures and driftwood debris. 2) The high surf scoured the beach, pounding beach bluffs and riprap. Much new driftwood near Canyon Drive, less to the north, more

  • Note how wide and full the D River is flowing
  • Note the sand erosion
  • The bird was about eight inches long.


October 17, 2011 - oceanwalker842
Beautiful day at the beach. Warm with a light wind from the north. The beach was very clean after what looked like heavy usage this past weekend. Just north of the D River, there was an unusually large concentration (estimated at over 1,000) of gulls---mixture of mature and adolescent more
August 11, 2011 - [email protected]
The D River has changed its course - rather drastically. It now winds around the beach in an elongated arc, rather than going straight out to sea as it usually does. We did a story on this:( ). Talked to Jonathon allan at DOGAMI about why this happened, more


August 24, 2010 - oceanwalker842
Another gorgeous day at the beach. Over all, very little trash considering the number of visitors. The warm weather brought out the sunbathers plus the picnic baskets. Not much change to the bluffs since my last report too long more


November 29, 2009 - oceanwalker842
Big waves brought out some serious surfers while the hazy sunshine and very light wind brought out more dog lovers than usual. Seems that vehicles almost outnumbered the people on the beach or at least equated to very low number of people in each vehicle with the exception of more
July 15, 2009 - oceanwalker842
A hazy/foggy day with a cold, stiff breeze from the north. Cool enough with the wind to make my hooded ears hurt. An unusual amount of washed up mussels on the beach. Literally thousands of them perhaps as many as 10,000 -- normally there might be three or four more
March 6, 2009 - oceanwalker842
Another cool, beautiful day at the beach. A rare, almost windless (2-3 mph) day. At 49 degrees, it was too cold for the kids to be playing in the surf but over one-half of the people on the beach were of the young variety. Extremely low tide verging on more


September 23, 2008 - oceanwalker842
Another beautiful day on the Oregon coast. Relatively little trash especially after a very busy tourist more
June 27, 2008 - oceanwalker842
Great sunny day. Cool breeze (18-20 mph) from the north frosted my cheeks on my north-bound journey. A bit too cool (with the wind) to enjoy playing in the surf. Too much wind for kites, but that didn't stop the die-hards and novice flyers from trying. Many beach goers more
March 22, 2008 - oceanwalker842
This was a cool, hazy sunny day on the first day of spring break. Only problem area was the usual evidence of people climbing the sand bluffs approx 1/6 mile north of Canyon Drive Park. (Nobody was climbing during this observation)read more


December 29, 2007 - oceanwalker842
Not too many brave souls out on the beach. Most were walking to get out of the rain. Only five were on the rocks at 15th street more
September 16, 2007 - oceanwalker842
Light useage this walk due to weather. Very light drizzle but comfortable to walk. Moderate breeze 5-6 mph. Very little scattered debris from weekend visitors. Most around D River. The sand carving in the sand cliffs north of Canyon Dr looks as though it has caused some erosion--this could more
June 11, 2007 - oceanwalker842
For being after a busy weekend, the beach was relatively clear of trash -- just a little more appeared to have been blown in around Kyllo’s/D River (north side of river). "Dirty" foam -- I’m by no way an expert, but it appeared that the dirty part was organic more
March 18, 2007 - oceanwalker842
Various activities included 6 people assembling a tent type structure for picnic, 12 huddled around campfire , 7 feeding gulls, 4 climbing bluffs just north of Canyon Drive. General info: No visible additional erosion on banks however, much more rock exposed at reefs at 15th Street and Canyon Drive. more