Mile 26 Report

July 29, 2021
by hobbins

Location:
Curry
Cape Sebastian SP, Buena Vista Wayside, S of Hunter Cr
Conditions:
Thursday 9:30 AM
60° F
Wind:
Calm/Light from the NW
Tide Level:
1.2 ft
Humans / Pets:
People:
38
Dogs:
10
Activities:
Walking / Running:
11
Playing in surf:
1
Playing in sand:
13
Sitting:
9
Rockhunting:
3
Kayaking:
1
several were using the parking area as a place to rest
Concerns:
Disturbances:
Vehicles:
Activity Comments:
There were tire tracks but no vehicles at this time.
Notable Wildlife:
Dead Birds:
Stranded:
Fish & Invertebrates:
Driftline:
Kelp or Algae
Very little debris
New Development:
Modifications:
Natural Changes:
Sand dunes forming and a lot of movement of the sand.
Comments:
Summary:

Lots of people using the beach mosly near Hunters Creek. Four large RVs in the parking lot. People frpm Medford and Southern California were enjoying the beach!!

  • Full Parking lot
    Full Parking lot
    Hunters Creek Parking lot
    July 29, 2021
  • Sand dunes forming
    Sand dunes forming
    .6 miles from parking lot towards Cape
    July 29, 2021
  • Sand dunes forming
    vehicles on beach
    mile 26
    July 29, 2021
  • Beach change
    Waves have cut a shoulder on the beach
    .8 from parking lot
    July 29, 2021
Other Mile 26 Reports (8)

2021

August 29, 2021 - hobbins
Due to the wind there was not much activity on the beach. there was a bit more trash to pick up caught in the grasses.There were no sand dollars on the beach.
  • sand movement
June 1, 2021 - hobbins
Warm windy day. The insects were out on the sand. One beautiful bug was blown over on its back. Its belly was bright irridescent red. When I went to flip it over the back was a bright irridescent...
  • parking lot
  • Purple flowers
  • Yellow sand verbena
May 2, 2021 - hobbins
Very cool day with the strong wind. This kept human activity to a minimum. There was a large flock of sea birds flowing something in the water out about 300 yards. We never saw what it was.
April 14, 2021 - hobbins
Beach looked clean and the waves were not reaching the bluff anymore. 
March 30, 2021 - hobbins
There was some erosion of the sand wall since we were there last but only about a foot. There was very little litter on the beach this time. Nice to see. Most of the activity was near the river mouth.
  • edge of sand bluff
January 25, 2021 - hobbins
We did not make the full 3 miles due to trash pick up. Our bag was full. Styrofoam was a great portion of it. Crab buoys, shot gun wads, styrofoam cup pieces . We also found a crab cage connected to...
January 7, 2021 - hobbins
Beach was clean for the most part. Only two people on the beach.

2009

February 26, 2009 - [email protected]
Fair amounts of garbage, mostly recycleables. 4 Tires and half of a 50 gallon metal drum. I relieved the beach of a two gallon bucket full of plastic and glass and 1 tire. Not a lot of people on...