Mile 339

Clatsop Spit, Fort Stevens SP
Clatsop County

Latitude: 46.222620064032
Longitude: -124.011740171830
  • Motor vehicle travel is prohibited on the ocean shore between the hours of 12:01 p.m. and 12:00 midnight, from May 1 through September 15, from the south jetty of the Columbia River (46° 13.5216', Mile 340), southerly to the Peter Iredale Road (46° 10.6950', Mile 336).
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Clatsop Spit, Fort Stevens SP
Mile 339 Reports (21)


July 31, 2019 - edjoyce

Everything was normal - typical summer day - nothing more

  • Looking north from approx. 1/2 mile south of South Colum. River Jetty
  • Looking north from approx. 1/4 mile south of South Colum. River Jetty
  • Looking north from South Columbia River Jetty
July 3, 2019 - edjoyce

Everything was about the same as last more

  • Looking south from South Columbia River jetty.
  • Looking north toward So. Columbia River Jetty.
May 8, 2019 - edjoyce

Nothing significant to more

  • dune erosion
  • Looking south from Columbia River south jetty
February 19, 2019 - edjoyce

Watch carried out at maximum King Tide.  Nothing unusual to report.  The beach has assumed a typical winter profile and dune erosion was evident (see attached photos).  It was an unimpressive King Tide  with just a 6', 13 second, NW more

  • King Tide - looking south from the Columbia River South Jetty
  • Vehicle Erosion
  • Typical Winter Beach Profile - steep with erosion.
January 21, 2019 - edjoyce
  • Photo is looking north from about 1/2 mile south of the Columbia River South Jetty.
  • Looking north very close to Columbia River South Jetty


December 21, 2018 - edjoyce

Photos taken at King Tide more

  • Looking south from So. Columbia River Jetty
  • Looking north toward So. Columbia River Jetty.
November 10, 2018 - edjoyce
  • Looking south from the South Jetty
  • Looking north toward South Jetty
  • Stranded Sea Lion - Seaside Aquarium was notified.
October 6, 2018 - edjoyce

All was calm and relatively more

  • Looking south from South Jetty.
  • Looking north toward South Jetty
September 3, 2018 - edjoyce

Notice in photo that beach grasses are populating the foredune area.  This is a summer phenomenon and does not occur in winter due to higher tides and more

  • Looking south from So. Jetty
  • Looking north toward So. Jetty.
  • Looking north toward So. Jetty
August 30, 2018 - Merce and Michael

5 dead Common Murres found on the beach below the high tide line. No evidence of oiling or bites. They all appeared to be adults based on size, but plumage doesn't vary much with more

August 1, 2018 - edjoyce

All was quiet - nothing to more

  • Looking south from south jetty.
June 22, 2018 - edjoyce

Everything was calm and more

  • So. Jetty
  • From the So. Jetty
May 11, 2018 - edjoyce

All was fine, however the dune shows signs of recent dune more

  • Foredune erosion.
April 23, 2018 - edjoyce

Everything is just more

  • Calm day on beach.
March 28, 2018 - edjoyce

Not much going on. Very large plastic drum found on beach, contacted more


December 26, 2017 - edjoyce

Nothing more

November 9, 2017 - edjoyce

Very usual.  See more

September 20, 2017 - edjoyce

All looks stable.  See attached more

  • Mile 339 looking north toward So. Jetty


February 26, 2016 - srhoads

Surveyed some foreign debris on the South jetty (parking lot C) at Fort Stevens State Park. Found a brown bottle with the name Paolyta Co. The article (link below) mentions, "Four people in Taichung City were poisoned yesterday after consuming energy drinks from Paolyta that are suspected to be more

  • Brown energy bottle for Asia.
  • Brown bottle with the works Paolyta Co. on it. Said to be energy drink from Asia.
  • Square plastic indentification label.
  • White Plastic identification label from Asia.


April 26, 2014 - McB's 339
Collected a lot of tsunami debris... especially floats and water bottles with Asian character writing. Clams growing on floats. Not much wildlife due to windy rainy weather. Elk tracks in abundance on trail leading to shore more


January 16, 2007 - RKAdams
Nice sunny day on beach; little car traffic, but lots of birds foraging. Plastic litter retrieved and more