Mile 247 Report
September 20, 2020
Other Mile 247 Reports (14)
September 20, 2020 - jayenhollytagThis survey was about two weeks later than we had intended. It was delayed because of the Echo Mountain Complex Fire. By the time of this survey, the local air had cleared and people were out...
June 13, 2020 - jayenhollytagMile 247, at the Salmon River Estuary, continues to be a very clean and pristine beach, likely owing to its remote location. One difference on this inspection was the total lack of dead seabirds,...
March 4, 2020 - jayenhollytagAnother calm day on a beautiful beach. Aside from pieces of plastic, an ever present problem on many Oregon beaches, no reason to be concerned about the beach at Mile 247.
December 3, 2019 - jayenhollytagOverall, Mile 247 continues to be an an exceptionally clean, pristine beach, owing largely to its remote location. In addition to what was noted above, we saw two dead seals or sea lions and about a...
September 3, 2019 - jayenhollytagWe were informed by Westwind staff that a live trap had been set for a dog that had been roaming the beach for several months, living off a whale tale that had washed ashore. We saw the trap (see...
April 8, 2013 - rainydaywalkerA significant number of people appeared for such a remote mile. Spotted an entire tree deposited on shoreline, as well as clumps of mussels.
August 2, 2012 - rainydaywalkerSandcastle on the beach. Trawler offshore. Abundant tidepool life.
July 24, 2012 - rainydaywalkerSix sandcastles present. Found some spent fireworks debris.
April 7, 2012 - rainydaywalkerIt was invigorating to be on the beach again. Short visits due to winter tide conditions and my schedule have limited this activity. I was so taken by the apparent joy among the folks out for their...
June 1, 2011 - rainydaywalkerI noted the average in my report, as my walks are frequent, but my reports are few. Have misplaced my log-on identity, so created a new one this afternoon, in order to submit this report.
September 25, 2009 - jboydenA glorious Indian Summer day on this pristine beach. The gulls and brown pelicans had it all to themselves.
February 5, 2008 - jboydenThe weather was fierce and the tide was high. The beach was clean. No problems to report.
August 25, 2007 - jboydenThis mile continues to be very clean. The large number of brown pelicans was the highlight of the day.
September 24, 2006 - jboyden1. No further progress in rock slides on southern basalt wall. Grass is starting to grow on it. 2. The sand has really built up since my last visit [6/18/06]. The rocks at the south end are nearly...