Mile 113

Fivemile Creek, north Sacchi Beach
Coos County

Latitude: 43.268812834217
Longitude: -124.384628775380
Vehicles:
  • Motor vehicle travel is prohibited from south jetty at Coos Bay, (43° 21.1158', Mile 123) southerly to Fivemile Point (43° 13.2228', Mile 109), except as follows: (A) Motor vehicles are allowed at any time on the ocean shore at the south jetty of Coos Bay (43° 21.0990', Mile 123), southerly to (43° 21.0036', 124° 20.4822', Mile 123); (B) Motor vehicles are allowed at any time on the ocean shore at the north end of the Sunset Bay State Park (43° 20.0880', Mile 120) for the purpose of boat launching.
  • Motor vehicle travel is prohibited from south jetty at Coos Bay, (43° 21.1158', Mile 123) southerly to Fivemile Point (43° 13.2228', Mile 109), except as follows:
    (A) Motor vehicles are allowed at any time on the ocean shore at the south jetty of Coos Bay (43° 21.0990', Mile 123), southerly to (43° 21.0036', 124° 20.4822', Mile 123);
    (B) Motor vehicles are allowed at any time on the ocean shore at the north end of the Sunset Bay State Park (43° 20.0880', Mile 120) for the purpose of boat launching.

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Fivemile Creek, north Sacchi Beach
Mile 113 Reports (10)

2016

April 25, 2016 - Volunteer Coordinator

Another tsunami boat for sure. The Japanese government has asked us to sample these. John assumes that it will be carried up the shore with the incoming tide and would like to sample it. It looks to be in good shape. If you can help contact Dr. John Chapman by...read more

  • the boat, north end of the beach
  • Closer view of boat heading in
  • google map site, Coos County, Fivemile Creek, north Sacchi Beach

2009

December 29, 2009 - rheadohner
With the last storms, the sand on Sacchi Beach has been leveled out all the way back to the vegetation.read more
June 25, 2009 - gary j
Sacchi Beach is an out of the way paradise with its own loyal following. Those who could not find Shangrila, have instead settled for Sansaria, so called because, according to legend, it was thought that wine coolers washed up onto the beach. But so great was its beauty that even...read more
March 28, 2009 - rheadohner
Shells, animal casings, kelp/algae, small rocks, plastic pellets in driftline. Clumps of bull kelp and an occasional moon jelly on the beach. Not as much plastic debris as previously seen. Removed a large block of Styrofoam. Low human impact (3)-clamming.read more

2008

June 8, 2008 - rheadohner
Kelp/algae (large knots of bull kelp and multiple sea palms), occasional eelgrass, small rocks, wood pieces, land-and ocean-based debris in driftline. Shorebirds foraging at surfline. About 50 ft of line entangled in bull kelp and about 20 ft of drift net as well as small pieces of plastic, bottles, beer...read more

2007

September 2, 2007 - rheadohner
Kelp/algae, shells, animal casings, wood pieces, Styrofoam, ocean-based debris (plastic bottles, pallet) in driftline. Large number of crab carapaces, clam shells and clumps of mussels. Auto tire on rim near vegetation. Shorebirds foraging in driftline. Low human impact (4) walking. Area of Concern: Large fire in the driftwood on about 9/1/07.read more
June 5, 2007 - rheadohner
Kelp/algae, animal casing, wood pieces, styrofoam and plastic bottles in driftline. Stern portion and piece of hull on high beach. Low human impact (0).read more
March 22, 2007 - gary j
A thin sparse wrack of shells, wood pieces, styrofoam. Ocean-based debris included foam floats, eight square feet of heavy netting, an assortment of plastic jugs and a broken large plastic container. Minor bluff erosion with one tree fallen. Low human impact (3)-2 walking and 1 cycling, 1 dog.read more
January 3, 2007 - rheadohner
Storms and high tides made Sacchi Beach inaccessible. Much sand removed from beach, leaving only a few low drifts.read more

2006

September 10, 2006 - rheadohner
Kelp, shells, crab casings and ocean-based debris in driftline. Transverse dunes observed on 8/28/06, but leveled on 9/10/06. Major accumulation of sand against rock at north end of Sacchi Beach. Large numbers of foraging shorebirds. One dead sea lion partially covered by sand near 5 Mile Creek. Low human impact...read more