- Motor vehicle travel is allowed at any time between the Peter Iredale Road (46° 10.6950', Mile 336), southerly to the beach ramp at Gearhart (46° 01.8570', Mile 326).
Evidence of driving on dunes where vehicles aren't allowed.read more
Lovely day at the beach with many others enjoying recreation.read more
Windy, cloudy wintery day on beach at high king tide. Surf comes up to edge of dunes and near the end of the asphalt surface of access road to beach at Del Rey entrance. At 9:30 am we saw 8 fulmars struggling in the surf or at surf line. When...read more
Dead sea lion 2 miles N of Del Rey Beach access, on the beach. Headless and still 7 ft. longread more
Lovely cold day at beach with few recreational activities underway, including three horses out for a beach ride. Tides have been high into the dunes, to the very top over last week's king tides and deposited lots of sand to entirely cover the slope of the dunes.read more
Lovely day on beach. People driving cars in accessible areas due to very cold weather, but sunshine. 19 people exploring beach. Few birds around, although we found 14 dead (see earlier list of species). Sand is building up dunes after the week of stormy weather.read more
Found three dead birds (2 common murres, 1 red phalarope). High tide was at 6.6' hitting the low slope of the dunes and rushing into the roadway at least 100'. Only saw 2 people walking, and 2 cars driving in allowed area, although at the edge of dunes as the...read more