Larry and Gayle’s

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Directions To Larry and Gayle’s

9837 Beach Drive

Birkenfeld, OR. 97016

503-755-2905

(No cell service up here, FYI!)

From Hwy 26 West:

  1. Go towards the coast, staying on Hwy. 26W (straight) past Hwy. 6 turn off.
  2. Look for Hwy. 47 “ Vernonia” sign, bear right on Hwy. 47 (at Staley’s Junction).
  3. Go through Vernonia and follow Hwy. 47 turning left at the T intersection after you’ve reached the end of town, (you will pass Vernonia Lake on your right just before this turn).  Highway 47 will eventually become Hwy. 202:Stay on this road until you see Fishhawk Rd. sign, about 20 miles. Keep the Nehalem River on your left. Along the way, you will see a green sign that says Scappoose and it will be 18.7 miles to Northshore Drive from there. It’s about a half hour drive from Vernonia.
  4. When you see the Birkenfeld Fire Station on your right, go a little over a mile.
  5. You’ll come to your first big curve to your left—slow down—for the green sign and right turn onto Fishhawk Rd.
  6. It’s approximately 4 miles to the first entrance to Fishhawk Lake which is Northshore Drive.
  7. Go past the first entrance (you will see 3 large homes on your right) and continue to the next left turn, which is Parkview Ln. Take a left.
  8. Head down the hill to Beach Drive and take a right, our home is on the left.  The address is:
  9. 9837 Beach Drive.  It has a stamped concrete driveway.

 

From NE/SE Portland:

  1. Take Hwy. 30 going towards Scappoose. This usually takes around 40 minutes at least.
  2. You will go through Scappoose and after you’ve passed Fred Meyer and some of the main drag, just outside of town (after all of the shops disappear). is a stoplight and a big intersection, along with a railroad crossing.  To the left is Vernonia Rd. and it’ll also say: Vernonia, Pittsburg and how many miles to each.  Be careful as it’s only marked high up on the right.
  3. Go left on Vernonia Rd.
  4. Proceed on this until you reach Hwy. 47/202, which is a T-intersection.  You’ll be on this windy road for approximately a half hour.
  5. Turn right at this T-intersection onto Hwy. 47/202 toward Mist, Birkenfeld and eventually Astoria.
  6. After turning right onto Hwy. 202, you’ll go several miles until you see the speed limit go down to 40mph.  This is the small town of Mist, and from there it’s about four miles to the Fishhawk Lake turnoff.  You’ll be getting close when you see the Mist/Birkenfeld Fire Station on your right.
  7. Turn right at the Fishhawk Lake sign and go almost four miles to the first entrance into Fishhawk Lake, which is Northshore Drive on the left.  There is new housing on the right and clear-cut.
  8. Continue to the next left turn, which is Parkview Ln. Take a left.
  9. Head down the hill to Beach Drive and take a right, our home is on the left.  The address is:
  10. 9837 Beach Drive.  It has a stamped concrete driveway.