Report Details

There were no people observed near or at the shoreline on mile 226. Several vehicles were parked just north of mile 226 on Otter Crest Loop Road and occupants were likely accessing a fishing location near the south end of mile 227.  One couple was walking the road with two dogs.  Wildlife was quite typical, with a few gulls and cormorants observed on near offshore rocks, particularly the pyramidal rock at about the midpoint of the mile.  No physical changes were observed since the last observation.

Conditions

Temperature: 52 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: NW. Tide Level: 1.5 feet.

Human Activities

Nothing noted at or near shoreline. Several vehicles were parked on Otter Crest Loop Road beyond the north end of mile 226 for access to a fishing site just beyond the north end of mile 226. Otherwise, occasional vehicles stopped at the Lookout and a very few people were viewing the ocean. One couple with two dogs was walking north to south on the Loop Road. dVisitor load appeared to be somewhat less than at other times in similarly good weather.

Concerns

Apparent violations: Nothing noted..

Notable Wildlife

Nothing notable.

Driftline Content

Small rocks.

New Development

Nothing noted.

Man-made Modifications

Nothing noted.

Natural Changes

Nothing noted.

Actions & Comments

Nothing noted on which to take action.

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All Mile 226 Reports

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Mile 226

Otter Crest, State Wayside

June 20, 2024

There were no people observed on or near the shoreline due primarily to its inaccessibility.

George Meyer

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Mile 226

Otter Crest, State Wayside

March 19, 2024

No human activity was noted on or near the shoreline, the only activity noted being people driving along Otter Crest Loop, with a few parking for short periods of time at the Lookout at Otter Crest Wayside for the views.

George Meyer

Mile 226

Otter Crest, State Wayside

December 19, 2023

On a nice, fairly calm and partly cloudy day on the central Oregon coast, there were only a few people driving along Otter Crest Loop and even fewer stopping to enjoy the view from the the Lookout at Otter Crest State Scenic Wayside.

George Meyer

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Mile 226

Otter Crest, State Wayside

September 22, 2023

It was a very pleasant sunny day and the ocean was calm, so visibility at and slightly below the surface of the ocean was excellent.

gsmeyer

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Mile 226

Otter Crest, State Wayside

March 21, 2023

There was nobody observed along the shoreline of mile 226, however there were a number of people driving and stopping along Otter Crest Loop, the roadway that provides excellent overviews of the mile.

gsmeyer

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Mile 226

Otter Crest, State Wayside

December 22, 2022

There were no human activities noted near the shoreline, which is usual for this mile, but there was activity at the Lookout, where there were a moderate number of people parking and going to the viewpoints and into the Lookout building gift shop.

gsmeyer

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Mile 226

Otter Crest, State Wayside

September 21, 2022

It was a nice day to be observing the coast, what with the moderate temperature, light wind, and clouds that covered the sky thinly.

gsmeyer

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Mile 226

Otter Crest, State Wayside

June 20, 2022

Humans were only noted well above the shoreline, specifically at the Lookout, where people parked their vehicles to get out for a few minutes to observe the seascapes.

gsmeyer