Mile 194 Report

October 19, 2008
by wallytina

Location:
Lincoln
Yachats, Adobe Inn, Smelt Sands Wayside
Conditions:
Sunday 1:30 PM
Sunny
60° F
Wind:
Calm/Light from the NW
Tide Level:
6.0 ft
Humans / Pets:
People:
21
Dogs:
3
Activities:
Walking / Running:
17
Sitting:
2
Rockhunting:
1
Concerns:
Apparent Violations:
chicken wire fence on frontage---we can not walk there if tide is coming in or get down close...looks like this is not their property....this is the south end of 194
Disturbances:
Vehicles:
Cars/Trucks parking:
3
Activity Comments:
Everyone seemed to be just enjoying the beautiful day....
Notable Wildlife:
normal sea birds...saw the kelp as the waves went out---seems so close to shore
Dead Birds:
Total:
0
Stranded:
Total:
0
Fish & Invertebrates:
There was almost the beginning of a shell midden down in the sand in front of Adobe....many, many muscle shells small and large...whole and broken
Driftline:
Shells·Small rocks·Wood pieces
New Development:
Drainage pipes
Modifications:
Natural Changes:
Comments:
We will check next time to see that this drainage pipe is not a potential erosion promblem. It is We will be sure and take our camera next time.Also noted survey stakes that are eroding.....
Summary:
Will try and send a photo next time......it was a beautiful day with a nice group of people enjoying our coast trails and beaches.Everything was awesome.!!!
Other Mile 194 Reports (3)

2017

May 23, 2017 - YachatsRena
I walked this mile in the early morning hours and only saw two people.  Tide was low, but incoming.  Light breeze and moderate inversion layer.  This shoreline is surprisingly free of litter.  Micro...
  • Dead sea lion
  • Bluff erosion near 2nd St
  • Bluff Erosion

2016

November 28, 2016 - Volunteer Trainer
28 Nov 2016 Smelt Sands Beach, Yachats Oregon. NOT JTMD. Polystyrene filled concrete float washed onto beach in late morning. Broken on impact of beaching.  Remaining surfaces that had been below...

2009

February 2, 2009 - PhelpsPham
Beautiful, calm day a day after a very windy day. Saw some crows eating two dead fish, another rocky cove filled with foam, and found an unusual egg sac - most likely fish eggs. Very little human...
  • Found near Adobe Inn on rocks.
  • not sure what this is?
  • Foam-filled rocky cove