Mile 247

South Spit Salmon River, Tillamook/Lincoln county line
Lincoln County

Latitude: 45.040119963795
Longitude: -124.007359900110
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.

  • Motor vehicle travel is prohibited from Porter Point (45° 09.5142', Mile 257), southerly to the Tillamook County/Lincoln County line (45° 02.6706', Mile 247).
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South Spit Salmon River, Tillamook/Lincoln county line
Mile 247 Reports (9)

2013

April 8, 2013 - rainydaywalker
A significant number of people appeared for such a remote mile. Spotted an entire tree deposited on shoreline, as well as clumps of mussels.read more

2012

August 2, 2012 - rainydaywalker
Sandcastle on the beach. Trawler offshore. Abundant tidepool life.read more
July 24, 2012 - rainydaywalker
Six sandcastles present. Found some spent fireworks debris.read more
April 7, 2012 - rainydaywalker
It was invigorating to be on the beach again. Short visits due to winter tide conditions and my schedule have limited this activity. I was so taken by the apparent joy among the folks out for their own beach fun, that I decided to photograph the humans, as well as...read more

2011

June 1, 2011 - rainydaywalker
I noted the average in my report, as my walks are frequent, but my reports are few. Have misplaced my log-on identity, so created a new one this afternoon, in order to submit this report.read more

2009

September 25, 2009 - jboyden
A glorious Indian Summer day on this pristine beach. The gulls and brown pelicans had it all to themselves.read more
  • Looking south over Mile 247
  • Keyhole in bluff at south end of mile 247

2008

February 5, 2008 - jboyden
The weather was fierce and the tide was high. The beach was clean. No problems to report.read more

2007

August 25, 2007 - jboyden
This mile continues to be very clean. The large number of brown pelicans was the highlight of the day.read more

2006

September 24, 2006 - jboyden
1. No further progress in rock slides on southern basalt wall. Grass is starting to grow on it. 2. The sand has really built up since my last visit [6/18/06]. The rocks at the south end are nearly covered by sand. 3. Lots of gulls. Several crows. Seven brown pelicans. Very clean beach.read more