Mile 285

Bayocean Peninsula, Cape Meares community and Lake
Tillamook County

Latitude: 45.502170022393
Longitude: -123.960670060880
  • 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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Bayocean Peninsula, Cape Meares community and Lake
Mile 285 Reports (18)


January 15, 2022 - Charyl285

Very calm afternoon despite the "tsunami warning"!read more


June 28, 2021 - Charyl285

With the exception of the increased number of people on this mile, it was a very calm"day at the beach" group.  The high temperatures in Portland have brought folks streaming to this area.  This next weekend - July 4 - will probably break records with more

January 7, 2021 - Charyl285

The beach was SO quiet....only changes were evidence of new driftwood from recent high more


September 25, 2020 - Charyl285

From memory.....lots of people in groups, beautiful day.....nothing unusual except the more

April 25, 2020 - Charyl285

The beach is quiet although the same number of folks are there as there usually are!  No one in parking lot but parking along the street.  The erosion on the northern part of the mile is new.  We hear - but didn't see it - that there have been more

January 3, 2020 - Charyl285


September 19, 2019 - Charyl285
April 4, 2019 - Charyl285

The beach was extremely clean.  We always have somesort of Goldsworthy type art - this time is lots of cairns and some rocky pictures in the sand.

Really pleasant walk!read more


September 14, 2018 - Charyl285

This is a recreated report!  The first one was sent by mail but never arrived.  This is my best estimate of what we more

July 1, 2018 - Charyl285

Beautiful day.  Lots of people and dogs enjoying the more

April 28, 2018 - beachmike

April report submitted on behalf of a more


August 6, 2017 - Cynthia and Kevin
April 29, 2017 - Cynthia and Kevin


December 10, 2016 - Cynthia and Kevin

We arrived around noon, but the rain was intense so we waited about an hour. By then the rain had stopped and the clouds gave way to sunshine. Due to recent storms, there was a lot of trash along our mile. Plastic pieces, fishing rope, broken toolbox, large amounts more

September 25, 2016 - Cynthia and Kevin

A perfect day on the coast with a light breeze and sunshine. Lots of folks walking the beach, some with their dogs. A few ladies sunbathing and 2 on horseback. The beach was very, very more


March 25, 2013 - wthwaites
The uploaded pictures are from mile 284. We didn't get to our mile, 285. Wood apparently from a temple site has been found in Oceanside. We suspect that the timbers mentioned in this report are from some type of religious site. The wood-working details appear excessively elaborate for a more
  • One of many timbers 2 to 3 meters long, 10 cm on a side, most with complex holes and end mortices, etc.
  • A portion of one beam (approx 2m long, 10 x 10cm on sides, showing elaborate shaping.


March 19, 2010 - wthwaites
Mile 285 is in good shape with no serious developments more


September 2, 2008 - [email protected]
Near mile 285/286 the Netarts Sewage pipe will be connected to Netarts Wastewater station to go out into the ocean. DEQ has more