- 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.
In addition to the usual dungeness crab and razor clam shells, I spotted a clutch of squid eggs (see photos) towards the northern end of Mile 325.read more
Windy, rainy day in Gearhart. Spotted three bald eagles sitting together on the beach, an adult and two juveniles. See photos.read more
Today, I spent one hour walking mile 325 with the primary purpose of birdwatching. I observed 6 Western Snowy Plovers foraging along the low-tide line near a large group of Sanderlings. The official status of the Western Snowy Plover is listed as threatened. A Peregrine Falcon fly low over the high...read more
Several mushrooms species in the dune forest area immediately east of the Mile 325. See photos.read more
Sea lion or large seal carcass on Gearhart beach between D Street trail and Pacific Way trail. See attached photo.read more
Another beautiful day in Gearhart at mile 325, amazing to see the gray whales migrating through and spending the better part of the day just offshore. In the last few weeks I've enjoyed sighting bald eagles (including 2 pairs in close proximity about a week ago), a post-partum female elk...read more
For the past two weeks (approx July 1-15) I've been walking twice a day between the D. Street trail south along the beach at Mile 325, around the bend to Little Beach over the Necanicum river estuary mud flats. The weather has been gorgeous - 65 F and sunny most...read more