Mile 176 Dispatch
December 2, 2012
Other Mile 176 Reports (24)
August 15, 2022 - GasiorowskiMMile 176 is quite pretty, with a wide beach, wind-sculpted dunes, and few visitors. The high point of this visit was two gray whales swimming 50-80 yards offshore, spouting and often breaking the...
August 21, 2012 - magmamaNo litter, no dead animals and not much to report except that it was a beautiful morning
June 10, 2012 - magmamaLots of rock hunters and people with poorly controlled dogs.
April 20, 2012 - TeeLeoHeceta Beach North of Baker Beach at the rocks below Southview Gated Community there was another landslide. I have seen many slides there but this one was so big the mud line was 18 feet high on the...
March 11, 2012 - magmamaCold and on and off rain."Lots of rock hunters and people with poorly controlled dogs"
September 16, 2010 - CMHarveyI do hope ODOT finally does something about the fissures and erosion immediately west of 101, just north of the entrance to the Southview PUD housing, because if, during our winter rains, that...
June 15, 2010 - CMHarveySome quads recently crossed over Berry Creek from the south, not Forest Service and the Forest Service had a pickup truck north of Berry Creek during the past three months as well.
March 15, 2010 - CMHarveyI visit the area everyday, in all weather..
September 9, 2009 - CMHarveySeen many horseback riders on the beach.
December 15, 2008 - CMHarveyAs reported in the past, the edge of the road, the steep part immediately west of highway 101 from the north end of Baker Beach to at least the road into the old Berry Creek Quarry, continues to move...
September 16, 2008 - CMHarveyThe edge of highway 101 from the northend of Baker Beach to at least the road into the old Berry Creek quarry, continues to move downward, slipping off the steep face of the area.
March 15, 2008 - CMHarveyForest Service vehicles on the beach just north of Berry Creek.
March 12, 2008 - ZurfluehBeach was strikingly clean of debris.
February 15, 2008 - oldMGguyFirst visit to this mile. Very limited human use due to a long slog thru soft sand from the Baker Beach parking lot or down from Hwy 101 via a steep trail at the Southview neighborhood entrance. This...
December 10, 2007 - ZurfluehThere was lots of Kelp and large logs as a result of recent storms.
September 15, 2007 - CMHarveyThe user-maintained path to the beach from the Overlook shows signs of being pushed toward the sea. Over the past year it seems to have settled and been pushed toward the ocean by pressure from...
September 14, 2007 - ZurfluehThe mile was clean and serene.
September 12, 2007 - CMHarveyI repeat my last message: the degradation of the slopes at the north end of this mile could be catastrophic to the daily use of highway 101. Some attention should be paid to mitigation of the growing...
June 14, 2007 - ZurfluehSigh is up advising pet owners to keep animals on 6-inch leash while on this beach. (Plover Protection) Beach was relatively clear of debris.
May 26, 2007 - JKGarveyFirst report, no significant human damage to area, other then the horse trail over the dunes and on the land side paralleling the dunes. The amount of drifting sand appeared unusual to me, but my...
March 16, 2007 - CMHarveyThe degradation of the slopes at the north end of this mile could be catastrophic to the daily use of highway 101. Some attention should be paid to mitigation of the growing problems with the...
March 13, 2007 - ZurfluehNorth of Lily lake outlet saw bulldozer working, operator said he works for the Feds, something to do with bird habitat.