Motor vehicle travel is prohibited from the south line of Oswald West State Park (45° 44.4000', Mile 301), southerly to the north boundary of Nehalem Bay State Park (45° 42.2196', Mile 299), except as follows:
(A) Between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon, October 1 through April 30;
(B) Motor vehicles essential to and engaged in boat launchings will be allowed any time during the year.
- Motor vehicle travel is prohibited from the Clatsop County-Tillamook County line (45° 46.9902', Mile 306), southerly to the south line of Oswald West State Park (45° 44.4000', Mile 301).
It was a gorgeous day at Mile 301 on January 24, 2022. The sun was shining, no clouds, and very few people on the beach at 4-5pm that afternoon. Debris on the shore was minimal and consisted of wood and seaweed. Though motor vehicle travel is prohibited along Neahkahnie and Manzanita...read more
Sunny, warm day at mile 301 on Monday. Relatively little debris on the sand, with some driftwood high up on the boulders. One enormous stump is still up on high-tide line. We have been observing this stump and taking coordinates since 12/31/2020; it has moved 300 meters southeast in 2021, about...read more
Expected seasonal detritus and velella. Otherwise, beach very clean.read more
Modest quantities of washed-ashore kelp.read more
Considerable small woody pieces at driftline, resulting from recent storm surges.read more