Jewell Meadows Wildlife Area, Seaside

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Jewell Meadows Wildlife Area is an American wildlife refuge located in northwest Oregon, near the community of Jewell. The area is designed to benefit native wildlife and to reduce impact of wild animal populations on area properties. The area now measures 1,114 acres. The original size was 183 acres when the area was established in 1969. During the winter and spring months, up to 200 elk may be seen from an adjacent highway. Hunting is prohibited and there is no public access to the main meadow. There are parking areas and four viewing areas on site, along with some affiliated signage.
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  • Unexpected roadside viewing area. Although we didn't see many animals we were able to get some great pictures of the lanscape.  more »
  • We came upon this place on the way to fishhawk falls. It was very easy to get in and out of the parking area. We were able to see 125-150 elk in the area. We visited after it had snowed. Seeing this m...  more »
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  • On the 68 mile stretch along this road from Astoria to Vernonia, other than the "We Hate Bicyclists" Bar at mile 11, there is absolutely NOTHING! Therefore this rest stop - with sparkling bathrooms available 24/7 - at about mile 29 is crucial. (To be fair, the bar charges (non-purchasing visitors) a reasonable $1 to use their bathrooms)
  • Stoped to see if any Elk were out, there were not. It was the middle of the day. Hung out had a smack and enjoyed the gorgeous view.

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