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Wonderful day, more people than I've seen before. Summer smoothing of sand, burying of driftwood. One dead murrelet.For videos of mile 23 click the following links: Low Tide VideoandKing High Tide Video

Human Activities

Number of people: 40. Number of dogs: 3. Walking or running: 28. Playing in surf: 1. Playing in sand: 4. Sitting: 5. Photography: 2. happy people avoiding 90's -100 degrees in inland valleys. Mostly families. One RV on 101 pullout had messy surroundings..I'm guessing they had a clutch of kids.


Apparent violations: none.


Cars/trucks parking: 10. RVs/Buses parking: 4.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 1. entangled in seaweed.murrelet

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

individual mussels scattered on beach, a few football-sized clumps of them. fresh.

Driftline Content

Wood pieces. very little of anything

Man-made Modifications

no modifications

Natural Changes


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Mile 23

January 25, 2023

There was a lot of small plastic debris and natural tree debris along the tide line between Meyers Creek and a short distance south of the stacks.


Mile 23

January 23, 2023

Steep newly cut foredunes and rocks more exposed because of winter waves scouring the beach.

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Mile 23

August 3, 2022

The cave in one of the monoliths was accessible.

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Mile 23

January 18, 2022


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Mile 23

November 30, 2021

The tallest dunes (~10ft) are being eroded as they are each year.

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Mile 23

July 13, 2021

1 dead murre.

Bob Harvey

Mile 23

May 10, 2021

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

Bob Harvey

Mile 23

April 9, 2021

Parked here to walk Mile 22.