Mile 291

Camp Magruder north, Watseco, Twin Rocks SW
Tillamook County

Latitude: 45.586200230546
Longitude: -123.952885626830
  • Motor vehicle travel is prohibited from the north boundary of Nehalem Bay State Park (45° 42.2196', Mile 299), southerly to the south boundary of the Boy Scout property north of Sand Lake (45° 18.6444', Mile 268), except as follows: Motor vehicles essential to and engaged in boat launchings will be allowed any time during the year for a distance of 300 feet northwest from (45° 26.4036' 123° 57.2052', Mile 279), near Happy Camp.
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Camp Magruder north, Watseco, Twin Rocks SW
Mile 291 Reports (7)


June 12, 2020 - JGarcia

A cloudy day at the beach.  Not many people in my mile. About a dozen in all.  4 dogs, all off-leash.  I found just a few pieces of marine debris in the wrack, small plastic pieces.  Lots of shell fragments, seaweed, crab molts, and a couple feathers.  It was more


July 9, 2017 - cemilligan

Driving down 101 from the intersection of highways 26 and 101, my husband, our dogs, and I were very excited to get to our mile. The sun was shining, the surf looked wonderful, and we were excited to get out of the stifling Portland heat.  Until we arrived at more

April 30, 2017 - cemilligan

April 30th was a beautiful day to be on the coast.  The temperature was a comfortable 55 degrees, light breeze from the north, partly cloudy.  Warm enough to wear a t-shirt and jeans.  My husband and our dog ventured out to check out the changes on the beach. Considering more

January 28, 2017 - cemilligan

Today was a beautiful day at the beach, partly sunny, light breeze, warm air temperature.  The tide was almost at its highest point.  Several people were walking around the beach, enjoying the sand and playing in the waves.  It was apparent that the shoreline had been greatly impacted by more

  • Styrofoam pellets, cellophane worm casings
  • driftwood pushed into vegetation-King Tide
  • Crab pot deposited by King Tide
  • Normal high tide
  • Western Grebe, Aechmophorus occidentalis
  • visitors on beach
  • large tree trunk brought on shore during King Tide


November 27, 2016 - cemilligan

My family and I chose to spend Thanksgiving and the weekend after in Rockaway Beach.  It was a blustery, wet vacation, but a great one all the same.  Sunday we decided to make the trek down the beach to report on my mile.  Due to the large amount of more

  • Western Grebe
October 23, 2016 - cemilligan

Today I was joined by my husband and dog for our scouting.  It was a beautiful day on the coast so a lot of people were out enjoying the day.  During the 4 hours we spent on the beach there were probably about 100+ people walking, sitting, making sand castles, more

August 28, 2016 - cemilligan

 Upon my arrival at the beach the weather was quite dreary with slight rain and wind from the south.  There were approximately 20 people and 1 dog walking, running, collecting agates, building sand castles, and playing in the surf.  As my time there progressed, the rain let up and more