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Cool, sunny fine day, Inland has overnight temps in teens, so 40's are balmy here. A few walkers, offshore commercial boats. Little man-made litter. Grass-covered dunes continue to be chewed away by the sea.The summer's bridge refurbishing is all but finished.


Temperature: 44 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Tide Level: 1.8 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 5. Number of dogs: 2. Walking or running: 5. A long-standing driftwood "fort" just N of Henry's Rock (S end of mile 23), has been expanded with a second room. Builder is probably a chld(ren) with aspirations to be a developer.The summer's Myers Creek bridge refurbishing is very nearly finished.Offshore are 6 boats in view, whale-viewing is open as is crabbing season.


Apparent violations: none.


Cars/trucks parking: 3. RVs/Buses parking: 1.

Notable Wildlife

The 5 birds seen are a variety of banded plover, perhaps killdeer.

Driftline Content

Wood pieces. almost clean wrack line just a smattering of tiny wood debris

Natural Changes

The grass-vegetated dune continues to be eroded. Long butreid logs are exposed some large ones sticking dramatically straight out.

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Illegal ATV tracks recently made running from south to north and back again.

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Mile 23

April 9, 2021

Parked here to walk Mile 22.