Mile 200 Report
October 15, 2021
Other Mile 200 Reports (37)
September 1, 2021 - KFunkEntered the beach at Patterson State Park to start this mile south of Patterson Creek. The creek was easy to cross. The multitude of Crystal Jellies on the driftline continued for the whole mile...
March 11, 2021 - bluemoonjoanieCalm sunny morning with an incoming tide. The sand dunes were noticibly eroded.
May 5, 2019 - bluemoonjoanieCalm day on mile 200 with a minus tide.
January 30, 2019 - bluemoonjoanieNice morning to end my 2019 reports for Mile 200.
November 6, 2018 - KatAllBeach is clean and there were other people picking up small plastic. We came at high tide and the waves are nearly to the dunes south. The creek is wide and shallow. No creek definition. We attempted...
September 16, 2018 - bluemoonjoanieJust a pleasant day on Mile 200. No litter, clean beach.
November 29, 2017 - bluemoonjoanieThere was an extremly high tide this morning with several sneaker waves. The normal shore line was missing today; welcome to the winter coast in Oregon! Several pyrosome creatures were found on this...
May 7, 2017 - bluemoonjoanie
February 25, 2017 - bluemoonjoanieBeautiful day on miles 200, no wind and blue sky. Few items that I would like to report on. See photos. Will email separately, as my wi-fi is not letting me load them. Fawn, check your email. ...
December 31, 2016 - bluemoonjoanieLovely last day of the year to walk mile 200! The shoreline was free of debris, except for a few pieces of plastic and styrofoam.
December 29, 2015 - bluemoonjoanieA normal winter day on Mile 200. We had a high low tide of 3., lots of large plastics, plastic bottles/debris, light rain, and lots of natural beach erosion from previous high tides. It was nice to...
April 22, 2015 - bluemoonjoanieA beautiful day on mile 200. Would like the photos identified.
February 26, 2015 - bluemoonjoanieFew people observed on this visit. The stream is eroding the entrance to Patterson State Park. Ranger observed chain-sawing logs near entrance.
August 25, 2014 - bluemoonjoanieA calm summer morning on Mile 200, with the shifting incoming/outgoing tides. The shoreline had what seemed to be an unusual amount of algae/kelp on it. The actual beach had little to any garbage on...
May 10, 2014 - bluemoonjoanieThere was an unusual number of small dead crabs, and a mussel I had not seen before. There was also an odd piece of debris that I deposited into the state parks garbage can. See photo. Patterson...
August 30, 2013 - bluemoonjoanieBeautiful day on Mile 200. One dead seal pup (see photo). Mild fog with sunshine, nice summer weather. One lone Bonaparte's Gull was spotted as well as many pelicans, gulls, and sandpipers.Several...
May 26, 2013 - bluemoonjoaniePark Ranger was driving on the beach. A dead gray whale calf that was reportedly killed by a pod of orcas two weeks before had washed up on the beach. Ranger was going to bury the body. It was...
December 28, 2012 - bluemoonjoanieExtremely high tides this week. We are taking garbage bags with us on each walk we go on. Good time of the year to collect garbage. Lots of new logs on the shoreline in this area of the coast from...
October 20, 2012 - bluemoonjoanieThere seemed to be more logs on the beach. No tsunami debris found. Beautiful day.
August 20, 2011 - bluemoonjoanieWhat a beautiful day in Waldport, Oregon. The weather was perfect. There was a wedding going on during the time we were there! What a perfect day they chose. Everyone was wearing white. There was...
July 1, 2011 - bluemoonjoanieI ran into the State Park Ranger. He pointed out that the garbage receptical I was using was for beach debris only. It seems there is a new experimental project for Mile 200/Patterson Beach. There...
November 12, 2010 - bluemoonjoanieNice day for a walk along mile 200. It was a pleasant 54 degrees.
September 5, 2010 - bluemoonjoanieIt was a very quiet evening on Mile 200. Earlier in the day in Yahats, we spotted a pod of about four whales going north.
August 17, 2010 - AiassaDid locate the harbor seal remains from Friday above surf line.
August 16, 2010 - AiassaAs usual a quite foggy afternoon and thinly populated day at the beach with little debris on the beach and tide line.
August 15, 2010 - bluemoonjoanieWhat a beautiful summer morning on mile 200! The tide was out, the shoreline was free of litter, the temperature was mild, and there was a slight breeze.
May 29, 2010 - bluemoonjoanieIt was a very calm and quite morning along mile 200. The minus tide allowed for walking further out than normal. There was no litter to pick up and nothing unusual to report. All the dogs were on...
January 23, 2009 - AiassaOne of the several sunny days this week in January warm and light winds. Great time to enjoy and walk the beach.
December 5, 2008 - AiassaAnother beautiful BRIGHT day on the coast light wind/sunny and few people. The presence of a large number of Sea Nettles in the driftline was unusual.
July 2, 2008 - bluemoonjoanieIt was a pleasant day at Mile 200. It always amazes me how few people visit this area of the Oregon coastline.
March 1, 2008 - AiassaA very unevenful report. Beautiful weather today and people enjoy the beach on the 200 mile of the wild Oregon coast!
February 9, 2008 - bluemoonjoanieThe tide was higher than we have ever seen it. There was no beach to walk on, because of the extreme high tide. We were only able to complete a short walk on Mile 200 for safety reasons. The ocean...
December 31, 2007 - AiassaAnother beautiful day on the Oregon Coast. Surf high. Several new driftwood logs from recent storm.
September 2, 2007 - bluemoonjoanieWhat a beautiful day on mile 200. It does not get much better for a perfect weather day.
May 28, 2007 - bluemoonjoanieThe weather was perfect all Memorial week-end. Very few people in the Waldport area. As a side note, I heard we have nutria in the inlets, and I have not seen any signs of this invasive species....
May 6, 2007 - bluemoonjoanieMile 200 looked good today. We did see two of the questionable logs but no photos were taken. It was a wonderful spring day at our beautiful Oregon coast.
February 18, 2007 - bluemoonjoanieIt was a beautiful mostly sunny mild day on mile 200. The 4 young boys by themselves was unnerving...no parents in site. This was one of the highest tides I have seen in a long time.There seemed...