- Motor vehicle travel is prohibited between the beach ramp at Gearhart (46° 01.8570', Mile 326), southerly to the Clatsop County-Tillamook County line (45° 46.9902', Mile 306), except as follows: Operation or parking of motor vehicles used for and engaged in towing dory boat trailers or essential dory boat launchings from Sunset Drive (45° 53.2830', Mile 313) in Cannon Beach southerly to Warren Way (45° 52.3566', Mile 312) with access from Warren Way only.
- There is hereby established a 15 MPH maximum speed limit within those areas of the ocean shore where motor vehicle travel is permitted. Said speed limitation shall extend from Ecola Creek to Arch Cape in Clatsop County, Oregon.
Parking lot full with lots of people enjoying warmer temps on bright sunny day. Didn't see other wildlife/birds besides seagulls and crows. Saw some beach debris, including wooden pallet and plank. Noticed several black drainage pipes coming down off the hillside. Don't know if these are new or have been...read more
Observed at least 12 fulmar, 1 horned puffin, 1 rhinoceros auklet, 1 cassins auklet and 1 seal. all dead.
The mile north of 310 is not part of our Coastwatch mile, but we observe it for Coasst, and discovered 3 more fulmar and 1 seal. also all dead.read more
Arrived today around mid tide as it was on its way out. The large fallen tree that usually greets people near the base of the parking lot steps is now gone. Not sure if it was removed by people; my guess is that the recent king tides pulled it out as most of...read more
The beach was more stoney than sandy today, the tidewrack made up of mostly small plastics and wood. Live bald eagle, freshly dead Cassin's Auklet observed. People watching waves near parking lot, fanned out as tide went out.
First morning of the year, and our first report as Coast Watchers. Arrived to the beach, and were the only ones there for a while before people started to slowly show up. 27 people total, 4 dogs. Most were to there to walk the beach, 3 people were playing with a...read more
Very nice day at the beach, low tide and it was still falling, one dog owner didn't seem physically able to clean up after their pets (two dogs that I cleaned up after). I was plesantly surprised by the small amout of human trash left on the beach after a busy Saturday. read more
3 people walking on beach 2 dogs running woody debris in wrack line. Cleaned up a full 5gal bucket of human trash. read more
Few people walking on the beach, dogs present, few gulls and beautiful weather.
Stairs that washed away with the storms a few weeks ago were replaced, no other modifications. read more
Most people were looking at the boat that washed ashore, dogs nearby. The boat has been cleared by USCG and John Chapman from OSU to not be a threat to our local environment. One truck load of debris that had broken off the boat was collected, the entire vessel will be...read more
2 people walking with a loose dog
3 dead common murres (no tags)
more sand on the beach (from the ocean not man)
nothing unusual or out of the ordinary
filled up a 5 gal bucket with human litter mostly picnic stuff
Calm ocean this morning, couple people fishing in the surf, one dog running loose and two people walking the beach. Collected one full large bag of litter almost all man-made trash left from beach goers. read more
3 dead birds (2 Fulmar and one possible Rock Sandpiper) no leg bands, or oil.
No dogs or other humans. No marine mammals.
Cloudy, low tide (maybe around 3 ft.).
Shoreline had grasses, driftwood, micro-plastics. Collected a plastic clothes basket, bottles and plastic bags. read more
Beach access has been improved to the stairs leading onto the shore. The final stairs are still being completed, work seems to have been started by OPRD early June. However, the final steps remain unfinished. Access is still rough for those with mobility issues or small children. Lots of human...read more
Beach access is currently closed due to a slide that removed the trail. There were zero humans on the beach and two cars in the parking lot. Areas south along the bluff to Red Rock creek appear to have slid as well.read more
Quiet, calm and mostly clear morning on Mile 310 - Arcadia Beach. Only a few walkers with their dogs. Beach was quite clean of human trash - looked good in that respect since this mile gets a lot of day trippers. Driftline consisted of a fair amount of small to...read more
Weather was ever changing (hail/rain at start of walk and sun at the end). Reasonably fresh deer carcass close to north end. Very old rusted car chassis at south end probably uncovered with lower sand level, and an old rusted engine about 300 yds from the chassis. Both largely under...read more