Mile 264 Report
July 11, 2022
Other Mile 264 Reports (26)
May 27, 2022 - QuanBCloudy with incoming storm clouds on the horizon. Higher number of people on the beach than usual because of the Memorial Day weekend. Some nutjob doing vehicle donuts on the sand in the prohibited...
May 6, 2022 - QuanBNice, sunny, late afternoon with few folks on the shoreline. Beach pretty clean. Concerned about the big hole someone dug which at night will cause a fall.
April 11, 2022 - QuanBLots of broken seashells all along the shoreline...have never seen that before. Picked up various plastic debris. It hailed this morning and rained most of the day, but the clouds cleared for about...
March 31, 2022 - QuanBWonderful, beach was clean, and hardly any people. Just a flock of Jonathan Livingston Seagulls. Tangy, salt scent in air and nice cloud formations with sun going down.
March 5, 2022 - QuanBNice sunshine brought in the crowds mostly on the vehicle allowed side of the beach. Some one dumped a pallet on the rocks near the vehicle access entrance so I got my car and hauled it away.
March 1, 2022 - QuanBThe high tides reached up into the dune faces and brought up more wood debris. Also a green trash bin washed up near the dune and was filled up with sand. I will email the ranger to pick it up off...
February 21, 2022 - QuanBNot happy with the crab shells/lemon peels left on the sand as well as the human feces. Concerned that the campfire ashes should have been covered with sand so ashes won't blow around.
February 12, 2022 - QuanBNice weather brought out the crowds, about 50 people. Was concerned about the 2 campfires on the beach, one of them close to the dunes and grass.
January 15, 2022 - rbourkeThere was a tsunami advisory for aprox. 8:40 in the morning. I didn't witness the waves, but it seems that it came up almost to the dunes and included a large amount of micro and larger plastic...
October 31, 2021 - rbourkeUnseasonably warm for late October. Clean beach with very few people.
January 7, 2021 - rbourkeDune removal. See photos. Also, the Facebook drilling was active with a large loud machine working.
August 15, 2020 - rbourkeMore cars parked at the end of Pollock Ave. than ever before and more people on the beach than previous years.
April 20, 2020 - rbourkeThe large sign on the sand at marker 34B of Sitka Sedge Park warning against driving any further north on the beach has been pushed down.
March 13, 2020 - rbourkeHeavy equipment in place, noise curtains installed and removal of all vegitation on the lot, save for a few feet between shoreline and chain link fencing.
November 11, 2018 - rbourkeDune fire pit much closer to beach grass that what is allowed.
May 28, 2011 - rbourkeAll in all the beach was pretty clean.
April 4, 2010 - rbourkeThe big change was the addition of new riprap that covers the ocean frontage on about 10 lots, most built.
October 17, 2009 - smish73There were 2 boats close to shore speeding. Within the hour a 2-3 foot juvenile salmon shark washed up bleeding with a prop cut that severed it's tail. cause of death most likely suffocation and...
August 22, 2009 - rbourkeLarge quantities of horse manure at driftline, piles every 3 or 4 feet for an extensive length of the beach, extending into mile 265. We find such a large quantity of horse manure troubling and worry...
March 8, 2009 - rbourkeOnly remarkable change is the large number of jellyfish washed up at tideline.
October 25, 2008 - rbourkeAbout normal for this time of year. Less dune erosion than in some previous years.
July 3, 2008 - rbourkeAs is usual, the beach is quite clean. Even after the Labor Day weekend, there was no litter to be seen.
September 9, 2007 - rbourkeBeach was very clean and uncrowded.
May 7, 2007 - connierbruceDid not notice anything unusual this visit. Tide as far out as we have ever seen it, lots of rocks exposed, shorebird flocks in migration, no dead birds or marine mamals.
April 28, 2007 - rbourkevery little to note. Beach was very clean. Thank you SOLV!
February 18, 2007 - rbourkeDue to the bad weather, very little human or bird activity. Extremely large piece of a ship, barge or dock on north end of mile 264. This could present a danger if anyone was close and it was hit...