OAR 736-021-0070
Pets and Other Animals


Domestic animals, including saddle or pack animals, are allowed in the ocean shore state recreation area except as provided in OAR 736-021-0090 (Cultural, Historic, Natural and Wildlife Resources), 736-030-0005 (Prohibition of Horses and Other Livestock), 736-030-0010 (Prohibition of Dogs Off Leash), and as otherwise posted by the department.


The handler of any domestic animal must be responsible for the animal’s behavior and must exercise direct control over the animal while in the ocean shore state recreation area.


“Direct control” means that the animal is within the unobstructed sight of the handler and responds to voice commands or other methods of control.


Domestic animal handlers must carry a leash or restraining device at all times while in the ocean shore state recreation area.


Domestic animal handlers must promptly leash animals at the request or order of a park employee.


Handlers must prevent their animals from harassing people, wildlife and other domestic animals.


Animals may not be hitched or confined in a manner that may cause damage to any natural resources on the ocean shore.


Handlers are responsible for the removal of the animal’s waste while in the ocean shore state recreation area.


A park manager, ocean shore natural resource specialist or designated park employee may take any necessary measures to protect ocean shore resources and prevent an animal from interfering with the safety, comfort and well-being of visitors. Such measures may include removing the animal from the area.


The department may seize any animal running at large in the ocean shore state recreation area and relinquish the animal to an animal control officer or shelter.


A person may bring animals native to the ocean shore state recreation area for release as part of wildlife rehabilitation efforts pursuant to a valid Wildlife Rehabilitation Permit under ORS 635-044-0200 to 635-044-0310.

Source: Rule 736-021-0070 — Pets and Other Animals, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=736-021-0070.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

Rule 736-021-0070’s source at or​.us