Mile 181 Report
August 11, 2021
Other Mile 181 Reports (28)
December 5, 2020 - lectricrideroneIt seems a perfect storm of covid, high tides, floating logs, and restrictions on facilities has kept people from visiting mile 181 recently. There's still a lot of sand near the walk up to the...
August 19, 2020 - lectricrideroneFewer people using the beach generally over the summer and shorter visit times is helping to keep mile 181 wild and clean. The high sand keeps most of the beach above the tide. It protects the path...
October 23, 2019 - lectricrideroneIt was all quiet along mile 181 today. Few people and almost no trash to be found. Sand: clean..Water: clear, Birds: appear well fed. Sand level high. No dunes. Blowout Creek water level is low...
August 6, 2019 - lectricrideroneThere were lots of people enjoying the roads and campground at mile 181, but not many people on that paticular beach. Cool and cloudy weather on a weekday may explain part of the reason. A few...
April 30, 2019 - lectricrideroneI saw lots of dungenous crab shells and sandcrab shells. I remember last year had remains of crabs in spring. In the morning it's uncrowded and even more so due to school still in session. I saw...
February 21, 2019 - lectricrideroneLots of wood in the tide line suggests to me the recent storm action is at work. Driftwood was partly blocking the trail to the beach. There was water surging up Blowout Creek when the water came...
February 7, 2016 - PhotoJimLots of people on the beach, parking lot full, people trolling for parking spots, both at the day use and at the 101 Hobbit beach parking. Logs at edge of bluffs.
October 27, 2015 - AnonymousFew humans, clean beach, probably scoured by King Tide which occurred the night before. Only one piece of litter found, a 12" piece of rope. The photos, taken at mid-tide (receding) show an all sand...
November 23, 2013 - hellion3Most beautiful day I have ever seen there. Clear sunny sky as far as you could see. No major problems noted.Will submit photos on next walk.
November 14, 2013 - hellion3Cloudy day. Temperature moderate. No debris visible.
October 18, 2013 - hellion3Very foggy albeit quite comfortable. Could see no changes to be noted. More sand from recent winds, not as flat as before near the entrance from the Washburne entrance.
October 12, 2013 - hellion3Quiet afternoon on the beach. Little debris.
September 27, 2013 - hellion3Lovely afternoon walk. Almost no activity on beach. Overcast and misty.
June 23, 2013 - hellion3Quiet foggy day at the beach.
July 1, 2012 - McKimensUnusually flat sea. Found a piece of foam with broken copper pipe and plastic pipe...perhaps from a boat, but was clean, nothing clinging to it...Picked up a full grocery bag full of pieces of foam...
February 1, 2012 - McKimensThere seems no stopping the need to climb and dig in bluffs..."graffiti" many of this seems to come from the Hobbit trail north... Picked up one bag of garbage
December 27, 2011 - J&KRICHARDSONWas happy to see the beach so clean, no large garbage and very little plastic debris. More driftwood up on shore. Happy to see Mile 181 in such great shape.
February 5, 2011 - McKimensAncient stumps uncovered, one I haven't seen in years past toward bluff near stairs. Some cobbles uncovered, agate hunting folks from Port Orford.
August 4, 2010 - J&KRICHARDSONA wonderful day on the beach. It seemed everyone was out enjoying the day today. Many more birds and people with pets on the beach. It was nice and mild, with a light wind and a nice fog.A little...
June 7, 2010 - [email protected]Beautiful day, very sunny. Lots of dead crabs and shells, some ocean debris on beach and just a little litter left by visitors.
January 31, 2010 - J&KRICHARDSONThis was our first walk on this portion of beach. Low tide was at 7:30 a.m. and we ventured onto the beach from Hobbit Beach Trail around 10:00 a.m. A very mild day, light wind with clear skies. We...
July 23, 2008 - [email protected]Beautiful windy day, people and dogs enjoying sunny weather. Lots of crab molts, very little litter.
February 25, 2008 - McKimensThe most deserted we have seen it...some parts of ancient stumps still visible above sand...
September 23, 2007 - [email protected]Beautiful day, calm and sunny. Lots of crab molts. Noticeable changes in sand levels creating uneven sand dunes and exposing some large rocks. Picked up two small bags of trash.
June 19, 2007 - McKimensSand removed by currents. Ancient stumps and roots exposed cobbles in view north.
May 27, 2007 - [email protected]Beautiful day, lots of people and dogs enjoying the coast. Low tide and ocean was calm. Lots of little crab molts and stones on beach. Picked up garbage bag full of litter from people and fishing...
March 4, 2007 - [email protected]People and dogs enjoying the area. Some litter, Shorebirds foraging in the surf.