Winchuck River, Crissey Airport, California border
Motor vehicles are prohibited from Meyers Creek (42° 18.4422', Mile 23), southerly to the Oregon-California border (41° 59.9208', Mile 1).
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Mile 1 Reports (13)
January 31, 2014 - floralWalked the sand dune like area and found the tide very high.. up to the grass in many places toward the Calif. boarder..lots of tree stumps and dead trees on the beach from the Winchuck River I surmise. The waves were not too wild but the tidecame up to the...read more
December 1, 2013 - floralMile 1 today was calm seas even though it was highest tide..walking at the Crissy field was easy and interesting driftwood about.Saw a Great blue heron fishing at the mouth of the river.Also saw tow Eagles flying high and sea gulls. When I drove around to the other side of...read more
October 14, 2011 - [email protected]Fisrst time I've seen so many pelicans hanging around; maybe 30 or more. Unusual, even for this (Pelican)bay. Beautiful sunny shirt sleeve weather and almost no wind. Only a few people about, even tho this is the Oregon Visitor Center; FYI, it is the most well-stocked one I've seen. Enormous...read more
June 21, 2010 - BarbaraThe Winchuck River Mouth has been fascinating to watch. Huge quantities of sand and gravel have moved around. Sand now covering part of clambeds ("Hooray!the clams say). A sand island appears and disappears at the mouth. Mouth has moved substantially north and back again the last few months. Winter storms...read more
April 15, 2010 - [email protected]Everything still in well-kept condition at this mile, which is the Crissey Field Recreation Area (and Visitor Center, USFS, etc.). It still looks like an intrusion into the area, but maybe time will mellow things. There is a Park host RV located off the main road, but no camping/picnicing areas...read more
October 12, 2009 - BarbaraLast day before first storm approaching. New ugly buildings visible: Crissey Field Visitor Center and huge new palace-style "home" at mouth of Winchuck. Beach beautiful.read more
July 26, 2009 - [email protected]Bright, sunny day at this Park/Visitor Center. Lots of people out enjoying themselves. Only problem noticed was that there was much litter everywhere. One man with Volunteer hat was collecting trash in the parking lot. Park is getting more landscaping plantings and will end up looking pretty good (except for...read more
March 9, 2009 - [email protected]Mile 1 is the site for the new Crissey State Park & Visitor Welcome Center. Has been open only about 2 weeks. Minor trash on beach, such as tennis shoes, tangle of rope, plastic bottles. Next time I plan to take a garbage bag. Area landscaping is not bad, but...read more
November 4, 2007 - floralThis is not my mile but did want to see how the area is coming with the new construction. Big Hole and lots of work going on....beach was enjoyed by several on this beautiful day.read more
May 27, 2007 - [email protected]Access to the beach south of Winchuck R. is strewn with homeless type trash. There is a semi-abandoned looking RV parked along the access trail, brought in from the south end roads. Might not be abandoned? The beach was clean; neither natural nor trash debris to speak of. I only...read more