Mile 311 Dispatch
July 17, 2022
Other Mile 311 Reports (22)
June 18, 2022 - sultanymToday, we observed 464 Ochre sea stars (Pisaster ochraceus) at the northern rocky outcroppings exposed by the low tides at Silver Point. We had 8 team members participate for 1.5 hours for a total...
June 4, 2022 - sultanymA morning walk on mile 311 from Tolovanna Wayside to Silver Point/Jockey Cap revealed a high relative abundance of ochre sea stars (Pisaster ochraceus) in rocky tidepools during the outgoing tide....
March 28, 2022 - sultanymAt 9:16am, on 3/28/2022, I was birdwatching at Silver Point, Clatsop County when I was excited to observe a light-colored, white faced, large bodied sea otter swimming north around the left most sea...
September 7, 2021 - browneyedSpecifically came out for the new moon low-tide action, and Silver Point delivered. The cave/tunnel was almost fully exposed. Armored Chitons, hidden Dungeness crabs, and a pretty health Sea Star...
May 22, 2021 - browneyedDefinitely a beach to visit for low tide! We walked up and down our mile and fell in love. So many cool tide pools, tons of awesome rocks, great collection of driftwood.*Bonus scavenger hunt item:...
February 9, 2021 - jessejonesBeautiful low tide left a very wide and clean beach on a bright and cold afternoon. Not a lot of wildlife observed unfortunately. I saw one sea star with obvious wasting disease and will report it to...
November 1, 2018 - OstjThe beach was quiet. A low tide showing very smooth sand.
July 18, 2018 - OstjI walked at low tide and this was a very low tide. The beach was quite large. Not much activity except for close to Tolovana and the tidepools. I took many photos to upload. There were two artlike...
July 19, 2015 - historylover1Beach lightly used even on a busy day on other adjacent beach. There was almost no garbage, almost no dead animals or seaweed. Overall a healthy beach.
May 10, 2015 - historylover1The beach had a light amount of debris and a large number of dead Purple Sails or velella velella on the beach. Healthy, lightly used beach!
January 25, 2015 - historylover1Healthy and clean beach. Almost no man-made trash. No inappropriate use.
November 11, 2013 - historylover1Healthy and clean beach.
March 28, 2013 - historylover1The beach was relatively clean with no problems.
July 31, 2012 - historylover1This beach is healthy and was almost completely trash-free. There are no present concerns about this lightly-used mile of the Oregon coast.
June 27, 2012 - historylover1Beach looks relatively clear of litter and healthy at this time.
March 24, 2012 - historylover1Quiet and generally clean. Main concern is an exposed tank that appears to be dripping oil in the dunes adjacent to the beach. From an old homesite.
June 18, 2009 - AnemoneThere were around 55 people on mile 311. Seventeen of them were cycling. People had come to Tolovana Park Beach in unusually high numbers because of the warm weather, but the beach between Tolovana...
October 28, 2008 - tolovana 1
December 20, 2007 - TomandGretelIt was nice to have the beach practically to ourselves. The one dog we encountered was under perfect voice control.There was much less debris than we expected after the Big Storm.We will keep an eye...
September 19, 2007 - TomandGretelall in all a pleasant day. Lots of sand washed up and built up all over. Very clean beach, as this was just several days after the SOLV cleanup. Wish it remained that way. Evidence of beachfires in...
July 5, 2007 - TomandGretelactually, quite an improvement over previous 'day after the 4th.' the fireworks ban seems to be working, and the violations are more sporadic every year. Still lots of fireworks debris.
March 8, 2007 - TomandGretelWill need to take a photo of a riprap structure gone bad. Ocean washed out sand placed between riprap, and some kind of netting to hold plants.Very ugly to look at. Will get address and photos.