Mile 275

South end Netarts Spit
Tillamook County

Latitude: 45.374134898118
Longitude: -123.969144721720
  • 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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South end Netarts Spit
Mile 275 Reports (21)


March 11, 2022 - allison

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

  • Sloughing off of patches of dune grass
  • I recall this tree standing up last fall!


December 31, 2021 - allison
  • general erosion of the dune trees dead and falling on to the beach
December 31, 2021 - allison
  • general erosion of the dune trees dead and falling on to the beach
December 31, 2021 - allison
  • general erosion of the dune trees dead and falling on to the beach
August 28, 2021 - allison

a photo of the drainfield pipes revealed by the dune eroding

photo of garbage picked up 

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  • drain field pipes
  • garbage from the dry sand area mostly
  • the drift line debris
April 2, 2021 - highamm

I observed Large and small debris mostly from crabbing spread from mile 275 - 279 read more


December 22, 2020 - CharmerDale


March 10, 2019 - allison

Cleaned off beach -- not much beach due to sand migration I would guess.  Super quiet

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  • carrying big plastic box full of empty water bottles
  • big chunk of styrofoam
  • Eroding dune -- dead trees etc


October 8, 2015 - allison
September 14, 2015 - allison
September reportread more
  • but I cont get the photo to upload I have several other photos but same problemcan't wait for the new web site
September 11, 2015 - allison
August 24, 2015 - allison
I have been down on my mile every day for a weekthe numbers of people weddingsdead birdsrambling dogs occupied beach chairs has been never seen before by meIve walked that beach since 1978read more
  • note the weekend was very smokey
July 9, 2015 - allison

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 more

  • These are the casings many of them


January 1, 2014 - allison
My king tide photos both take around 12:30 on New Years more
  • Looking south
  • Looking SW over the entrance of Whiskey Creek Little spruce tree is growing on th dike built by OSU at the time of the establishing of the hatchery.


November 22, 2013 - allison
Incredible beach walk Alone on the entire walk Two dead birds One cormorant one murre Tide was in coming I picked up a small collection of trash There was the ongoing erosion but Not really changed muchread more
October 22, 2013 - allison
Very beautiful Four people Two dogs on leash! (Wow) Full sun No wind Some marine debrisread more
  • Ropes, netting, plastic pallet
August 27, 2013 - allison
Salmon shark missing lower jaw read more


April 28, 2012 - allison
April reportread more


January 10, 2009 - drewpe

The only unusual thing was the evidence of recent erosion and evidence of surf making it over the bluff onto the campgrounds more


March 4, 2007 - allison
In general the dune is being undermined. A tree and shrubs have fallen on to the beach. There was a dead deer on the beach also. -- I think it fell off the bluff. The sand on the beach is washed away making for a _very_ steep rocky more


August 3, 2006 - allison
20 people walking, playing in surf, sitting. 4 dead murres. Nothing more