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a very pleasant day. Well behaved dogs, most of them on a leash. the no entry sign into the Refuge on the south side of Haystack Rock is gone. On our return at low tide, we did observe people trying to access the area. The water was coming in though, and they abandoned the idea.

Conditions

Temperature: 58 F. Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: SW. Tide Level: 3.5 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 63. Number of dogs: 9. Walking or running: 58. Playing in sand: 2. Photography: 3. people were enjoying the day

Concerns

Fire

Apparent violations: smoldering large driftwood logs.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 36. RVs/Buses parking: 4.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 1. gull

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Land-based debris (picnics, etc.), Marine debris (plastic, styrofoam, etc. washing in from the sea).

Actions & Comments

the sign warning of possible contamination at the outfall pipe at Tolovana is barely visible, esp.when approaching from the north. Too small, turned the wrong way, and away from area where children play. We will continue to negotiate on this issue with the city of C.B., with the help of Surfrider.

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Mile 313

Tolovana Park north, Haystack Rock

June 8, 2024

An early morning walk to Haystack Rock was mostly foggy and overcast, with a brief clearing in the weather mid-morning.

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Mile 313

Tolovana Park north, Haystack Rock

June 7, 2021

Beautiful day on the beach, cloudy and pleasant.

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Mile 313

Tolovana Park north, Haystack Rock

January 20, 2021

A cloudy calm day on the beach with a few visitors.

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Mile 313

Tolovana Park north, Haystack Rock

December 2, 2020

A beautiful beach day, with small numbers of people.

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Mile 313

Tolovana Park north, Haystack Rock

October 5, 2020

A beautiful day on the beach today.

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Mile 313

Tolovana Park north, Haystack Rock

August 21, 2020

Today was windy, mixed with rain.

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Mile 313

Tolovana Park north, Haystack Rock

June 30, 2020

A cloudy day with intermittent mist, with comfortable temperatures and light human activity for a summer day made the mile walk very enjoyable.

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Mile 313

Tolovana Park north, Haystack Rock

May 7, 2020

Another beautiful day on the beach.

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