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A beautiful day on mile 200. Would like the photos identified.

Conditions

Temperature: 50 F. Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: NW. Tide Level: 0.1 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 8. Number of dogs: 4. Walking or running: 6. Other Activities: Clamming. This is the first time I have seen people digging for clams and/or fishing bait.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 4.

Notable Wildlife

Unusual plants/sea pods. See photos. This is the first time for me to see these at the Oregon Coast. Please identify. Many by-the-wind sailors along tide lines.

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Marine debris (plastic, styrofoam, etc. washing in from the sea), Shells, Small rocks, Styrofoam, Wood pieces.

Natural Changes

Entrance to park has a creek eroding away the sand leading up to entrance.

Actions & Comments

No action taken on this. I am assuming that State Parks is taking care of problem/solution.

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May 1, 2023

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January 23, 2023

Although there were only 6 cars parked at Patterson Creek State Park this early Monday morning, I saw quite a few walkers and off leash dogs on the beach.

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November 3, 2022

There were a few cars in the parking lot in Patterson State Park this cool non-windy Thursday morning.

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June 12, 2022

There were more cars than expected at Patterson State Park this rainy Sunday morning.

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