Mile 189 Report
May 20, 2019
by Volunteer Coordinator
Other Mile 189 Reports (15)
July 14, 2018 - [email protected]I covered the middle and southern portions of the of the mile, starting about 6:15 am. The morning tide was quite low, -2.0', but the surf was 7'-9' so beach access was out of the question along the...
September 24, 2016 - minustideThe SOLVE Beach cleaner-uppers were new for me. Sept 24 is the big SOLVE beach clean up in Oregon. There were perhaps a few more people than I am used to. This could be owing to the spectacular...
November 23, 2015 - minustideI hung around from about 11:15 am to 3:00 pm, hiking from the parking lot south as far as I could go, given the tide, which was nearly to the southern end of the mile, then back north onto the reef...
October 10, 2014 - minustideBetween 6:30 and 11:30 am saw 4 people beside myself; two were solo birder at Cummins Cr. early and the other two, a couple on the north beach an rocks to the north about 11:30. The Driftline was...
August 17, 2014 - SoggybottomIt was a busy morning on the beach for Neptune State Park. Families were wading in a very low Cummins Creek and playing in the sand in spite of a very strong wind. The beach was very clean...
March 17, 2013 - SoggybottomThe beach was very clean. Minimal amount of styrofoam and plastic. No SOLV bags on site for tsuanami debri.
August 12, 2012 - SoggybottomI was able to walk the entire beach from one end to the other because the tide was out. It was a beautiful day. There were about 15 people, mostly families including children, and 3 dogs enjoying...
April 8, 2012 - SoggybottomMile 189 has not had active reporting done since 2009. This was our first visit and it was high tide. The beach was mostly covered with river rock and driftwood with very little sand. There were no...
May 25, 2009 - naturegatesThe number of people at this site at one time is fairly small (I include both the north and south areas of Neptune State Park) and only occasionally have I observed dogs on the beaches and never a...
May 20, 2008 - naturegatesSand level on Neptune Beach (south and north) is going down. Three bald eagles spotted feeding on bird carcass.
July 9, 2007 - naturegatesThis is generally a well used beach with very little litter or man-made disturbance. The sand is high this year and Cummins Creek has drifted against the south shore.
March 21, 2007 - naturegatesNeptune has very little impact from humans or dogs other than dune climbing on South Neptune. Very nice beach to visit.
December 13, 2006 - naturegatesBeach clean, some erosion of dune, south. People continue to slide down the dunes.