Mile 271

Cape Lookout
Tillamook County

Latitude: 45.339365868091
Longitude: -123.999832374200
Vehicles:
  • Motor vehicle travel is prohibited from the north boundary of Nehalem Bay State Park (45° 42.2196', Mile 299), southerly to the south boundary of the Boy Scout property north of Sand Lake (45° 18.6444', Mile 268), except as follows: Motor vehicles essential to and engaged in boat launchings will be allowed any time during the year for a distance of 300 feet northwest from (45° 26.4036' 123° 57.2052', Mile 279), near Happy Camp.
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Cape Lookout
Mile 271 Reports (4)

2018

June 24, 2018 - yakinsea

The cape looked good, no pollution, or cliff erosion noted.  The wildlife seemed less common than in the past, most notably sea lions, but also no pelicans spotted and fewer cormorants than in the past. We saw one hiker, though I am sure there were many, and no other boats. ...read more

2017

December 31, 2017 - yakinsea

Paddled solo on a beautiful calm day with small surf and a light off-shore breeze.  I paddled around the entire cape and into three or four caves with the notable blow-hole that is in the back of the large sea cave at cape's end spouting on my way south but...read more

October 4, 2017 - yakinsea

This report covers the entire cape, since it can only be done by boat, and the other miles are not currently being covered.

What a beautiful day!  What a beautiful area!  Just got back from the last stretch of my retirement project to paddle the entire west coast of the US...read more

2007

May 24, 2007 - yakinsea
The area looks good. I think I spotted a falcon. I noted a couple minor slides/rock collapses.read more