- 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.
Hauled a couple wood pallets to the bottom of the northern set of stairs to combine with large trash others have hauled there previously.read more
A rare rainy, windy winter day with no activity on the beach. Unsuccessfully attempted to clean up wet sand microplastics with a strainer, but the strainer grid was too small. It is difficult to clean wet sand.read more
Quiet on Crescent Beach today, no one else there but me. Picked up trash - 34 bottle caps, 19 tube ends, 6 plastic ?, 1 plastic bottle, and 1 intact light bulb.read more
Quiet day, picked up lots of trash on Crescent Beach. Lots of microplastic.read more
On this visit to Crescent Beach, I concentrated on the north section of beach directly beneath Ecola State Park parking lot.
There were seven (7) people on the beach when I and my party of three arrived (total 10). Then, three women with a dog walked along the shore playing with...read more
Crescent Beach, below Ecola State Park and just north of Chapman Point/North Chapman Beach, is pristine, secluded and difficult to access. There were a total of five people on the beach - two unrelated couples and me. It was sunny and there was a moderate, chilly breeze. Most notable observations were a manmade...read more
Original report was saved and published before I added all the images (I'm new to this system, so please forgive). This Dispatch is simply to add all the images I have for this report.read more
As this was my first visit to my mile, I wanted to get baseline images so that on subsequent visits, I will be able to note any changes in the topography, and any other issues that a CoastWatcher looks for. The tide was starting to rise nearing the end of...read more
It was a nice, clear sunny day. Numerous amount of people walking along the beach with families and pets. Tide was very low today, not many sea stars can be seen in the tidepools. Driftline had quite a bit of mole crab casings, feathers and kelp. Not much man made...read more
Crisp morning. 3 people, 1 loose dog. 4 dead birds. The pool between Chapman Point and Crescent Beach is almost filled in with sand and easily passable.
Perfect day for a Marine Debris Survey
summer-like weather between storms, beginning of transect line looking south read more