- 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.
One small State Park vehicle traveling north on the beach .Picked up styrofoam and several light blue plastic bags. Lots of dune erosion falling and sliding off of the crest of the dune. read more
a photo of the drainfield pipes revealed by the dune eroding
photo of garbage picked up
I observed Large and small debris mostly from crabbing spread from mile 275 - 279 read more
Cleaned off beach -- not much beach due to sand migration I would guess. Super quiet
The park has placed a new coating of round river rocks carefully done with a new path to the beach from the camp ground in gravel with a more cautious grade. As I recall these round rocks cover up the white plastic bags filled with sand that had maintained the...read more
The only unusual thing was the evidence of recent erosion and evidence of surf making it over the bluff onto the campgrounds roads.read more