Mile 290 Report

October 20, 2017
by Foxglove290

Barview Jetty County Park, Camp Magruder south
Friday 1:15 PM
57° F
Moderate from the SE
Tide Level:
7.7 ft
Humans / Pets:
Activity Comments:
Notable Wildlife:
Dead Birds:
Fish & Invertebrates:
Small rocks·Kelp or Algae·Wood pieces
New Development:
Natural Changes:

This is not a full report......notes and photos from a walk on my mile.


  • Quarter size Jellies only present one day
    Northern most access for Barview County Park.
    October 10, 2017
  • Looking north at approx. 1/2 way point on my mile
    October 20, 2017
  • Looking South from 1/2 way point on my mile
    October 20, 2017
  • High tide surf entering road way
    Northern most beach access for Barview County Park
    October 20, 2017
  • Surf tossed concrete barrier
    Northern beach access for Barview County Park. This happened during the night time high tide. It was not present on the 19th.
    October 20, 2017
Other Mile 290 Reports (9)


December 17, 2018 - Foxglove290
I saw evidance that the surf overtopped the shoreline in the last 24 hours.  This is the 1st time this fall that this has happened.  See photos
December 5, 2018 - Foxglove290
There has not been alot of change since my last report.   We have had only one major rain/wind event this fall. This being so, there has been very little debris deposited on the beaches.  I have...
October 10, 2018 - Foxglove290
Beautiful Indian summer day to walk my mile.  I observed 15 people along with their dogs on the beach and northe jetty. One man was surf fishing. Usually there are people fishing off the jetty but...
June 2, 2018 - Foxglove290
 Observed tire tracks not an actual vehicle.  Vehicles are NOT allowed on this section of beach
March 5, 2018 - Foxglove290
It was one of those rare sunny and almost calm winter days.  Erosion has been less severe than last year.  Overtopping brought more drftwood and sand inland than I have observed in the last 5 years...


December 5, 2017 - Foxglove290
I am also volunteer with Solve and their adopt a mile program.  Myself and 3 others collected over 50 pounds of trash.
  • Flock of Shore birds.
August 2, 2017 - Foxglove290
Evidence of the strong summer north winds.  Sand collecting along the jetty. I was pleasantly surprised at the lack of liter.  
April 3, 2017 - Foxglove290
There is a lot of erosion that occured over the winter.  It seemed like a lot less driftwood on the beach until I walked the tree line.  There is alot of driftwood 10-20' back into the trees, sand...


February 27, 2010 - kathrynl
Visiting Camp Magruder and took advantage of free time to walk mile south to Bar View Jetty. Beach was filled with driftwood. Removed two bags of glass beer bottles and plastic water bottles.