Pirate Cove Rocky Shore

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About the Pirate Cove Rocky Shore Area

Pirate Cove is located just to the south of Government Point approximately one mile north of Depoe Bay in Lincoln County, Oregon.
Research ReserveResearch Reserve. Pirate Cove Research Reserve encompasses “all areas in Pirate Cove below extreme high tide east of a line drawn across the mouth of the cove, as defined by points at 44?°49’05.0” N. Latitude, 124°04’02.01” W Longitude (point A) and 44°49.08.8” N Latitude, 124°04’03.6” W Longitude (Point B).”
Key Resources
Relatively undisturbed rocky intertidal habitats, seabird colonies including pigeon guillemots and western gulls, harbor seals pupping and haulout area and some of the only offshore kelp beds north of Cape Arago.
  What can you do here?
The upland is entirely under private ownership. Additionally, its status as a subtidal research reserve means that collection of intertidal shellfish and invertebrates is prohibited without a scientific research permit.

Getting to the Rocky shore at Pirate Cove

The upland is entirely under private ownership and the rocky shoreline is only accessible via private property.

Public Access Option 1 for Pirate Cove Rocky Shore
Public Access Option 2 for Pirate Cove Rocky Shore

Who Owns this Site?
The upland is entirely under private ownership. Submerged and intertidal lands: Division of State Lands.
  Who Manages this Site?
The upland is entirely under private ownership. Oregon Parks and Recreation Department manages the ocean shore recreation area. ODFW manages the site as a Research Reserve.

Data for the Pirate Cove Rocky Shore
[1 Records Listed]

Pirate Cove Rocky Shore GIS Data
Data Layer

[1 Records Listed]

Information compiled by Laurel Hillmann, NOAA Coastal Management Fellow, OPRD

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