Mile 330

Sunset Beach, Sunset Lake
Clatsop County

Latitude: 46.093949952922
Longitude: -123.939029873520
  • 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).
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Sunset Beach, Sunset Lake
Mile 330 Reports (11)


September 21, 2022 - LEWI

There were many birds, living and dead (9), seen on the mile of beach. Several people (8) and cars (9) as well, along with a few dogs (3). It was strange/interesting to see so many caterpillars on the beach. There was a lot of string-like plastic scattered all along more

  • caterpillar crawling on the sand, leaving a trail
  • Close up of a dead pelican with parts of its body covered in sand
  • Four people on a beach holding trash pickers and trash bags
July 5, 2022 - LEWI

Had a dozen plus individuals (Lewis and Clark National Historic Park youth engagement along with Oregon State Parks) over a 5 hour period picking up post fourth of July trash. Oregon State Parks took a truck bed full of bags from us and we still had 2 other trucks full. more

  • 8 humans on beach with multiple trash bags
June 21, 2022 - LEWI

Today the NPS crew joined the hybrid beach grass training with Risa Askerooth from Oregon State University. We learned how to identify four grasses and how to upload our findings on the iNaturalist app and specifically the project, Hybrid Beachgrass Hunt: American beachgrass, European beachgrass, the native beachgrass and the more

June 1, 2022 - LEWI

Conducted a NOAA marine debris survey today with the CoastWatch coordinator and a group from the Northwest Youth Corps. Also picked up trash from outside of the survey area, along the mile. read more

March 21, 2022 - LEWI

Today was a publicized event for a beach cleanup, and we picked up 4 bags of trash and a tire along mile. Parking lot area and just beyond dunes from parking area were notated as having lots trash and debris. Very rainy and very more

  • Photo of individuals on beach


December 21, 2021 - LEWI

Picked up multiple bags of trash mostly stryofoam, some rope. Fires were out by end of survey. There was a driftwood shelter built into the dune - picture included. read more

December 3, 2021 - LEWI

All is more

  • bird carcass
  • looking north
  • looking south
  • trash collected


July 9, 2020 - sultanym

I drove this mile in my vehicle while birdwatching. Notable dead animal sightings included a dead elk being scavenged by turkey vultures (see photos below), a dead harbor seal being eaten by turkey vultures (see photo) and a recently dead harbor porpoise 95% intact but had its eyes pecked more


June 9, 2010 - Simonetal
kite cart driving on beach near dune more


June 18, 2008 - alkarbeck
Normally we see far more people on the beach at this time but the clamming season is temporarily closed due to toxins. We picked up a lot of trash consisting mostly of plastic more
March 16, 2008 - alkarbeck
Nothing unusual these past months. Our area allows driving on the beach and we have many dog walkers. We have picked up a lot of trash in the last month of which most is more