Mile 285 Report

April 29, 2017
by Cynthia and Kevin

Location:
Tillamook
Bayocean Peninsula, Cape Meares community and Lake
Conditions:
Saturday 1:00 PM
Cloudy
50° F
Wind:
Moderate from the NW
Tide Level:
3.7 ft
Humans / Pets:
People:
12
Dogs:
4
Activities:
Walking / Running:
11
Playing in surf:
1
Concerns:
Litter
Disturbances:
Vehicles:
Cars/Trucks parking:
6
Activity Comments:
Most everyone walking the beach area.
Notable Wildlife:
Dead Birds:
Stranded:
Fish & Invertebrates:
Driftline:
Small rocks·Wood pieces·Land-based debris (picnics, etc.)·Ocean-based debris (from fishing boats, ship trash, etc.)
As usual, a lot of plastic containers found, some rope. This time we did not see plastic pellets.
New Development:
Modifications:
Natural Changes:
small rocks scattered over much of the sandy beach area, that was not there the last 2 times we have reported on this mile.
Comments:
Summary:
Other Mile 285 Reports (13)

2020

April 25, 2020 - Charyl285
The beach is quiet although the samenumber of folks are there as there usually are!  Noone in parking lot but along the street.  The erosion on the northern part of the mile is new.  We hear - but...
January 3, 2020 - Charyl285

2019

September 19, 2019 - Charyl285
April 4, 2019 - Charyl285
The beach was extremely clean.  We always have somesort of Goldsworthy type art - this time is lots of cairns and some rocky pictures in the sand.Really pleasant walk!

2018

September 14, 2018 - Charyl285
This is a recreated report!  The first one was sent by mail but never arrived.  This is my best estimate of what we saw...
July 1, 2018 - Charyl285
Beautiful day.  Lots of people and dogs enjoying the beach.
April 28, 2018 - beachmike
April report submitted on behalf of a mile-adopter.

2017

August 6, 2017 - Cynthia and Kevin

2016

December 10, 2016 - Cynthia and Kevin
We arrived around noon, but the rain was intense so we waited about an hour. By then the rain had stopped and the clouds gave way to sunshine. Due to recent storms, there was a lot of trash along our...
September 25, 2016 - Cynthia and Kevin
A perfect day on the coast with a light breeze and sunshine. Lots of folks walking the beach, some with their dogs. A few ladies sunbathing and 2 on horseback. The beach was very, very clean.

2013

March 25, 2013 - wthwaites
The uploaded pictures are from mile 284. We didn't get to our mile, 285. Wood apparently from a temple site has been found in Oceanside. We suspect that the timbers mentioned in this report are from...
  • One of many timbers 2 to 3 meters long, 10 cm on a side, most with complex holes and end mortices, etc.
  • A portion of one beam (approx 2m long, 10 x 10cm on sides, showing elaborate shaping.

2010

March 19, 2010 - wthwaites
Mile 285 is in good shape with no serious developments noticed.

2008

September 2, 2008 - [email protected]
Near mile 285/286 the Netarts Sewage pipe will be connected to Netarts Wastewater station to go out into the ocean. DEQ has approved.