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Most everyone enjoying the beach in a responsible manner. All cars but one in allowed area. Always seems to be one group that thinks the rules are not for them.

Conditions

Temperature: 65 F. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: NW. Tide Level: 3.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 50. Number of dogs: 6. Walking or running: 10. Playing in surf: 6. Playing in sand: 10. Sitting: 14. Tidepooling: 6. Surfing: 3. Other Activities: 1 hang gliding. way more people on the beach than I've seen before, spread out and enjoying the weather

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 3. Cars/trucks on beach, allowed: 20. Cars/trucks on beach, prohibited: 1.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 1. unknown

Driftline Content

virtually no debris as all had been driven over and pushed into the sand... lots of tire tracks!

Actions & Comments

The access road from McPhillips Park was greatly improved allowing lots of vehicles onto the beach.

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Mile 262

Cape Kiwanda State Park

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Mile 262

Cape Kiwanda State Park

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Mile 262

Cape Kiwanda State Park

December 20, 2023

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Mile 262

Cape Kiwanda State Park

July 25, 2023

One pickup stuck in sand being towed out by commercial towing company when I arrived.

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Mile 262

Cape Kiwanda State Park

May 3, 2023

Nice day with few people and vehicles.

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Mile 262

Cape Kiwanda State Park

February 15, 2023

A beautiful, wind-free, mostly sunny day with a very clear view north to Cape Lookout.

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Mile 262

Cape Kiwanda State Park

October 3, 2022

Mostly I took photos for the CoastWatch Fall Challenge project on iNaturalist

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