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Aside from the tunnel-like trail situation in the draw just north of the dunes (see photo), there are no apparent problems. And State Parks rangers whom I notified may work on the section of trail in need of pruning.

Conditions

Temperature: 65 F. Cloud Cover: Foggy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: NW. Tide Level: 4.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 6. Number of dogs: 2. Walking or running: 6.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 4.

Natural Changes

Trail in draw north of dunes needs heavy pruning.

Actions & Comments

Sitka spruce is overgrowing trail in this area, creating a tunnel-like situation. I did some pruning, but it needs more, much more. I told two part-time State Parks rangers (Tim & Thomas) who I met at main parking area, and they may do the work.

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August 1, 2021

There was nothing unusual to report, despite that many footprints in the cliffside dunes indicate lots of recent visitors.

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Mile 14

December 6, 2020

No unusual and/or negative natural or human impacts were observed.

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Mile 14

June 20, 2020

Mattress dumped alongside trail near Highway 101 turnout just north of Whaleshead Trailhead.

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Mile 14

March 17, 2020

The amount of trash and it's location on a steep slope make it difficult to retrieve.

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Mile 14

February 2, 2020

Nothing significant to report.

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Mile 14

March 30, 2019

Downed tree partially blocking the trail one-half mile north of Whaleshead

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Mile 14

July 8, 2018

The only unusual siting today was a bird carcass on the dunes.

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Mile 14

November 11, 2017

Everything on the trail, dunes and cliffs was normal.

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