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A pleasantly mild day made for a good tidepool walk. A group of around 30 with plenty of young kids attended. Two very kind and knowledgable rangers led the walk, with people's safety formost in mind. Saw a great many ochre sea stars and crabs of several varieties.  Saw two great blue herons fishing next to a great white egret. A pallet that has been washed up in the cove for some time is beginning to break apart. Trash seemed light today. A tree along the approach trail had been burned.

Conditions

Temperature: 64 F. Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Tide Level: 0.5 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 40. Number of dogs: 4. Walking or running: 4. Playing in sand: 2. Sitting: 2. Tidepooling: 31. Fishing: 1. Parks was leading a well attended Tidepool exploration with two excellent rangers.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 13.

Driftline Content

Wood pieces, Land-based debris (picnics, etc.).

New Development

Steps down bluff. driftwood steps were made at the bottom of the trail. They will not persist through the winter.

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Mile 116

January 20, 2024

I was the only person fool enough to the visit South Cove today.

Elaine Cramer

Mile 116

August 6, 2023

A pleasantly mild day made for a good tidepool walk.

alaingamerica

Mile 116

May 7, 2023

There was one dead California Sea Lion low on the beach.

alaingamerica

Mile 116

December 3, 2022

I returned to Mile 116 for a Sea Star Observation Survey.

alaingamerica

Mile 116

November 20, 2022

The weather had very light cloud cover, but I logged it as Sunny.

alaingamerica

Mile 116

July 16, 2022

A minus tide occurs this Summer weekend and Parks had a sign encouraging the public to explore the tidepools.

alaingamerica

Mile 116

May 1, 2022

I came for the minus tide since the weather would be dry.

alaingamerica

Mile 116

January 9, 2022

After a week of heavy rain, it was a lovely sunny January day at the South Cove.

alaingamerica