Mile 311

Jockey Cap, Silver Pt, S Cannon Beach, Tolovana Beach
Clatsop County

Latitude: 45.855944332968
Longitude: -123.962728196300
Vehicles:
  • 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.
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Jockey Cap, Silver Pt, S Cannon Beach, Tolovana Beach
Mile 311 Reports (16)

2018

November 1, 2018 - Ostj

The beach was quiet. A low tide showing very smooth sand. read more

July 18, 2018 - Ostj

I walked at low tide and this was a very low tide. The beach was quite large. Not much activity except for close to Tolovana and the tidepools. I took many photos to upload. There were two artlike sculptures at the end of the mile. (Photo attached.)read more

2015

July 19, 2015 - historylover1
Beach lightly used even on a busy day on other adjacent beach. There was almost no garbage, almost no dead animals or seaweed. Overall a healthy beach.read more
May 10, 2015 - historylover1
The beach had a light amount of debris and a large number of dead Purple Sails or velella velella on the beach. Healthy, lightly used beach!read more
January 25, 2015 - historylover1
Healthy and clean beach. Almost no man-made trash. No inappropriate use.read more

2013

November 11, 2013 - historylover1
Healthy and clean beach.read more
March 28, 2013 - historylover1
The beach was relatively clean with no problems.read more

2012

July 31, 2012 - historylover1
This beach is healthy and was almost completely trash-free. There are no present concerns about this lightly-used mile of the Oregon coast.read more
June 27, 2012 - historylover1
Beach looks relatively clear of litter and healthy at this time.read more
March 24, 2012 - historylover1
Quiet and generally clean. Main concern is an exposed tank that appears to be dripping oil in the dunes adjacent to the beach. From an old homesite.read more

2009

June 18, 2009 - Anemone
There were around 55 people on mile 311. Seventeen of them were cycling. People had come to Tolovana Park Beach in unusually high numbers because of the warm weather, but the beach between Tolovana Park and Arcadia had few visitors and is still practically undiscovered. Many pelicans were flying over...read more

2008

October 28, 2008 - tolovana 1

2007

December 20, 2007 - TomandGretel
It was nice to have the beach practically to ourselves. The one dog we encountered was under perfect voice control.There was much less debris than we expected after the Big Storm.We will keep an eye on a lot that was being surveyed ( from the beach), with a small cottage...read more
September 19, 2007 - TomandGretel
all in all a pleasant day. Lots of sand washed up and built up all over. Very clean beach, as this was just several days after the SOLV cleanup. Wish it remained that way. Evidence of beachfires in large driftwood piles, but none smoldering.read more
  • natural vegetation has been mowed down, some of it has been 'shaped', and a hedge planted.
  • last year's attempt on placing rip rap looking even worse this year
July 5, 2007 - TomandGretel
actually, quite an improvement over previous 'day after the 4th.' the fireworks ban seems to be working, and the violations are more sporadic every year. Still lots of fireworks debris.read more
March 8, 2007 - TomandGretel
Will need to take a photo of a riprap structure gone bad. Ocean washed out sand placed between riprap, and some kind of netting to hold plants.Very ugly to look at. Will get address and photos.read more