We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Jewell Meadows Wildlife Area

Features Animals
Review Highlights

We happened on Jewell Meadows while exploring back roads on a recent stay in Astoria. We estimated... read more

Reviewed November 18, 2018
Ann K

I love going up and watching the elk. Such beautiful animals. I am happy that they have this... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
Pam S
Onalaska, Wisconsin
Read all 7 reviews
All photos (11)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent100%
  • Very good0%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
18 Nov 2018
6 Nov 2018
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
79878 Highway 202, Seaside, OR 97138-6156
+1 503-755-2264
Improve This Listing
Reviews (7)
Filter reviews
7 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
See what travellers are saying:
Updating list...
Reviewed November 18, 2018

We happened on Jewell Meadows while exploring back roads on a recent stay in Astoria. We estimated about 200 of the elk were grazing and resting. It was a sight to behold. Most amazing of all: one of the herd was albino. It wasn't a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ann K
Reviewed November 6, 2018

I love going up and watching the elk. Such beautiful animals. I am happy that they have this special place

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Pam S
Reviewed October 26, 2018

Just another amazing American road side natural attraction, the Jewelll Mountain Elk Reserve is definitely work a stop. We happened on this by chance; a logging truck was tailgating us on Hwy 26 so we pulled over. In front of us was an expansive green...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mark H
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

Decided to divert off Highway 26 about 15 min off the hwy in hopes to see some animals today about 3:30 pm. No luck bit this place is beautiful for sure.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank troyf925
Reviewed May 9, 2018

This is a hidden location to me! I have driven this road forever but I have never taken the time to stop until this trip! AMAZING!! So many head of elk.. too many to count! Utterly AMAZING!

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank MyBlueAngelEyes
Reviewed February 1, 2018

As I have grown up in the area, I have stopped by this wildlife area on multiple occasions through the years. There are always Elk... sometimes more than other times, but I have never been there without seeing at least a few elk. Sometimes there...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Megalodean
Reviewed November 5, 2017

Year round this is a great place for all ages to see a large herd of Elk from an overlook above a beautiful huge meadow. These animals are protected and fed in the winter and are large and spectacular. A great driving loop is highway...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Sandy B
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 27 nearby hotels
Red Lion Inn & Suites Seaside
198 reviews
30.83 km away
Motel 6 Seaside Oregon
135 reviews
30.84 km away
Quality Inn Seaside Oregon
466 reviews
30.88 km away
Coast River Inn
564 reviews
30.89 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 124 nearby restaurants
The Birk
10 reviews
16.22 km away
Berry Patch
81 reviews
24.56 km away
Blue House cafe
44 reviews
27.55 km away
The Black Iron Grill
50 reviews
27.61 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 50 nearby attractions
The Berry Patch
30 reviews
24.56 km away
Banks-Vernonia State Trail
32 reviews
28.42 km away
Wahkiakum County Ferry
28 reviews
29.13 km away
Camp 18 Museum
295 reviews
8.76 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Jewell Meadows Wildlife Area staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines