Report Details

The beach was very clean and empty, except for the few people and one vehicle and a couple of dogs. There were many more tire prints than previously. Usually one would see more birds, at least sea gulls. The tide was quite low.

Conditions

Temperature: 58 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Moderate. Wind Direction: N. Tide Level: -1.5 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 12. Number of dogs: 2. Walking or running: 8. Other Activities: riding in ATV on beach. the access road to this beach has recently been improved, so there were signs of more traffic than previously

Concerns

Apparent violations: ATV?.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 5. ATVs/OHVs on beach, allowed: 1.

Notable Wildlife

very little wildlife, not even seagulls

Driftline Content

Small rocks.

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South of Cape Blanco, access road to Elk River

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Mile 54 was clean and quiet.

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South of Cape Blanco, access road to Elk River

April 21, 2011

Lovely day on the beach at Cape Blanco state park.

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