Mile 167 Report
August 11, 2011
Other Mile 167 Reports (25)
March 27, 2022 - GasiorowskiMThis is a beautiful, little-visited stretch of beach. ATVs can be heard from the adjoining recreational area, and two seem to have encroached into the prohibited area at the south end of Mile 167.
December 11, 2013 - PKoontzIn the drift line found 1 live crab, shell 6"-7" across. Large pile of rope, too heavy to drag up over dune, picked it up and waded to place it in 16"-18" of surf, it escaped into the deeper surf....
May 23, 2013 - PKoontzFound and picked up big plastic containers (motor oil, soda and water) also 2 1/2 x 2 12 x3 12 ft. Styrofoam.
March 28, 2013 - PKoontzSome small litter, picked it up, filled one plastic grocery bag.
October 22, 2012 - PKoontzThere was absolutely nothing to report except for two people on the beach with a dog, a small group of gulls along the tide line. No trash, no significant erosion, small pieces of broken shell..
September 24, 2012 - PKoontzRemarkably clean beach, only one plastic water bottle seen.
July 23, 2012 - PKoontzOnly a few small items of human source found on the beach. Two plastic water bottles and two aluminum cans.There were visible changes in the dune structure due to the wind. All in all a very nice day...
May 28, 2012 - PKoontzNothing much to report. However, around June 3, I walked from parking lot #2 going north to parking lot 4 (on the beach) and fortunately had with me four huge Bi-Mart plastic bags about 30"X25"X12:....
February 28, 2012 - PKoontzSignificant amount of wood,branches, twigs, logs etc., from high winds and surf, but much less than those storms deposited along the beach at the North Jetty.
December 22, 2011 - PKoontzNothing out of the ordinary to report. As always, I carry a plastic grocery bag and pick up what little debris I see.
May 10, 2011 - PKoontzVery clean beach and shoreline.
April 7, 2011 - PKoontzSeveral piles of bull kelp. No birds seen.Enough trash was picked up to fill pick-up truck almost half full, mostly up against dune bluff.
January 25, 2011 - PKoontzMile 167 was remarkable free of debris; nothing of interest or concern to report.
December 14, 2010 - PKoontzThe beach along mile 167 was remarkably clean; nothing of concern noted.
April 18, 2010 - PKoontzPicked up 5 large bags of trash as noted under 'concerns'.
March 27, 2010 - JeanneLBSpring break so lots of people were on the beach. Two days after this visit to the South Jetty of the Siuslaw, I visited the North Jetty and was surprised at the contrast... on the North Jetty much...
February 18, 2010 - PKoontzNothing out of the ordinary. Quite a bit of driftwood (small and large) but not piled up or densely packed.. just here and there.Picked up two grocery bags of litter along high-tide line, mostly...
November 24, 2009 - JeanneLBPicked up litter, two bags, washed in, not dropped by people on beach at this time.Very quiet, calm day with few people on the beach.
September 13, 2009 - PKoontzNothing unusual noted except for the dozen or so dead, desiccated birds. Picked up litter, one plastic grocery bag full. Picked up one styrofoam float with rope attached.
August 7, 2009 - JeanneLBCrab shells in the drift line, seemed to be in clumps and not scattered all along drift line. Gulls were concentrated where the shells were. In addition, there were two large pieces of docks 8' x 10...
June 18, 2009 - PKoontzGenerally, mile 167 beach was clean. There was some litter appearing to have been washed ashore, based on types. Filled only one grocery bag, carried one styrofoam float off.
April 29, 2009 - PKoontzWe picked up two plastic bags of litter and a 25-foot rope; placed in trash can at parking area #2.I was accompanied by Jean White.
March 12, 2009 - JeanneLBCollected 3 plastic bags of debris...mostly plastic bottle. Also a plastic bucket and large plastic basket. We found a 10 gallon can marked "cleaning solvent" that had some liquid in it with a label...
December 5, 2008 - JeanneLBA very quiet and calm day. The beach was very clean. One large pile of kelp and a stran or two along the tide line...other wise the beach was very clean. One set of tire tracks going north and...
July 5, 2008 - JeanneLBJust hope I checked the right area. I parked at Parking Area #2 on the south Jetty and checked both north and south of that point. Unusual amount of crab shells