Mile 286 Dispatch

August 4, 2018
by [email protected]

Location:
Tillamook
Bayocean Peninsula south of Bayocean site
Conditions:
Saturday 12:30 PM
60° F
Humans / Pets:
Activities:
Concerns:
Apparent Violations:
Illegal camping
Disturbances:
Vehicles:
Activity Comments:
14 tents in two large groups; people and dogs obviously camping in the edge of the dunes, oceanside. No sanitaty facilites.
Notable Wildlife:
Dead Birds:
Stranded:
Fish & Invertebrates:
Driftline:
New Development:
Modifications:
Natural Changes:
Comments:

Reported to Tillamook County Parks Dept. 

Summary:

Illegal camping in dunes. No bathrooms, so waste management is a concern. Reported to Tillamook County Parks. 

  • North of intersection of beach and main trail from Bayocean spit parking lot
    August 4, 2018
  • North of intersection of beach and main trail from Bayocean spit parking lot
    August 4, 2018
Other Mile 286 Reports (10)

2020

February 9, 2020 - kunkelwa
Two days ago we had very strong west winds for an extended period. The Velella were back in the driftline. A lot of water bottle caps and small platic garbage as well. The sand and dunes have been...

2019

September 29, 2019 - kunkelwa
March 3, 2019 - beverly.stein
Beach relatively clean.

2018

November 4, 2018 - beverly.stein
Generally the beach was clean with a lot of kelp clumps.  Very few people.
July 29, 2018 - beverly.stein
Very foggy day.  Many more people on the beach than usual probably because it is Sunday in July and Portland is very hot today.  A number of groups camping in the dunes (but no sanitary facilities...
May 28, 2018 - [email protected]
Very clean beach, despite the holiday weekend.Some squid egg cases present. One dead sea lion.
  • Squid egg case-Doryteuthis opalescens
  • Squid egg case-Doryteuthis opalescens
April 29, 2018 - beverly.stein
Not much to report.  Debris from winter storms was evident and a lot of crab shells.
January 13, 2018 - beverly.stein
It was a beautiful winter day and many people were out enjoying the beach.  The beach was quite clean probably a combination of the fact that the OR Parks Department had recently been on the beach...

2017

September 24, 2017 - beverly.stein
Four of us walked the mile for the first time so we now have a baseline to compare for the next walk.  This area of the coast has no development.  SOLVE had been through the day before so not much...

2010

September 18, 2010 - [email protected]
There were 5 people noted on our walk, which took 1 1/2 hours. One dog with one of the people. All were walking. The driftline had mainly pieces of wood, rocks, lots of crab shells. Some land-...