Mile 286

Bayocean Peninsula south of Bayocean site
Tillamook County

Latitude: 45.517290034602
Longitude: -123.954715094400
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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Bayocean Peninsula south of Bayocean site
Mile 286 Reports (7)

2018

August 4, 2018 - [email protected]

Illegal camping in dunes. No bathrooms, so waste management is a concern. Reported to Tillamook County Parks. read more

July 29, 2018 - beverly.stein

Very foggy day.  Many more people on the beach than usual probably because it is Sunday in July and Portland is very hot today.  A number of groups camping in the dunes (but no sanitary facilities are available) and evidence of horses on the beach and footprints coming from the...read more

May 28, 2018 - [email protected]

Very clean beach, despite the holiday weekend.Some squid egg cases present. One dead sea lion.read more

  • Squid egg case-Doryteuthis opalescens
  • Squid egg case-Doryteuthis opalescens
April 29, 2018 - beverly.stein

Not much to report.  Debris from winter storms was evident and a lot of crab shells.read more

January 13, 2018 - beverly.stein

It was a beautiful winter day and many people were out enjoying the beach.  The beach was quite clean probably a combination of the fact that the OR Parks Department had recently been on the beach cleaning up debris and the King Tide.  We did see a very large piece...read more

2017

September 24, 2017 - beverly.stein

Four of us walked the mile for the first time so we now have a baseline to compare for the next walk.  This area of the coast has no development.  SOLVE had been through the day before so not much debris on the beach. read more

2010

September 18, 2010 - [email protected]
There were 5 people noted on our walk, which took 1 1/2 hours. One dog with one of the people. All were walking. The driftline had mainly pieces of wood, rocks, lots of crab shells. Some land-based debris, and a few ocean based items such as a wooden hatch, and...read more