Mile 294

Manhattan Beach, State Wayside
Tillamook County

Latitude: 45.631715283876
Longitude: -123.943385771750
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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Manhattan Beach, State Wayside
Mile 294 Reports (13)

2018

December 6, 2018 - Paulissen

The beach had very little activity, however it is important to consider the very high tide that may explain the lack of foot traffic. We are a class that is limited to the school bell schedule, and unfortunately the class period is during the highest tides of the day. There...read more

September 18, 2018 - Paulissen

Nothing out of the ordinary.read more

2017

June 6, 2017 - Paulissen
March 16, 2017 - Paulissen

2016

December 13, 2016 - Paulissen

Not very much activity on this particular survey. We did notice a lone river otter that was running along the water and a large amount of polysomes washed ashore.read more

September 13, 2016 - Paulissen

No new changes to the beach, evidence of high usage as shown by high amount of dog waste bags that were not thrown out and driftwood shelters.read more

June 9, 2016 - Paulissen

Saw a few people, a few wildlife animals along with some debris. Saw dead birds, dead crabs, and dead vellela vellela. Weather was overcast with little wind.read more

February 9, 2016 - Paulissen

There were no dead birds, and a tremendous amount of phytoplankton along the driftline which are the only really different observations we had compared to previous surveys. The increase in human activity is probably largely due to the fact that this is the first decent weather that we have had...read more

2015

September 29, 2015 - Paulissen

Aside from the large sand pit (approx. 2ft in diameter) that was dug up, the beach looked fairly undisturbed.Humans were mostly just walking their dog(s).read more

2011

April 22, 2011 - skyhar8000
We have begun to see an unusual number of medium-sized dead sand dollars in this area. I say "unusual" because we often see none -- or, at best, a few broken pieces of shell. Some years ago, during the "dead zone" period, they were plentiful.For unknown reasons, they are now...read more

2009

October 28, 2009 - Nedonnaman
good news -- no dead birdsthis part of beach gets pretty heavy use during summer but shows no negative effectsread more

2008

August 7, 2008 - Nedonnaman
pretty typical summer beach ... mess -- machinery and sand piles -- from installing riprap gone -- one very large tree trunk lying across beach --read more
March 5, 2008 - Nedonnaman
Aside from rip rap installation, beach seems in good shaperead more