- 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.
Beach was remarkably free of litter or large man made debris such as pallets styrofoam, floats or rope. I suspect the in migration of sand has covered much of the normal debris.read more
The beach is as pristine as I have ever seen it. There is very little litter and in fact we were not able to fill even one half of a black plastic bag with trash. It is unclear if the trash from four months ago has been washed to sea...read more
Isolated section of beach with little sign of human influence other than litter. Winter waves have eroded the front edge of the dunes 5-10 feet and exposed previously buried logs. Otherwise, this is a natural looking and unspoiled section of coast.read more