- Motor vehicle travel is prohibited from the Douglas County-Coos County line (43° 36.7314', Mile 142), southerly to approximately one mile south of the Tenmile Creek estuary (43° 32.9232', Mile 137).
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Mile 141 Reports (6)
December 23, 2008 - oldMGguyThis mile is typical of the Oregon Dunes beaches - grassed foredune, vegetated deflation plain, and large parabolic dunes inland. A classic large "tree island" with mature spruce, pine, and rhodies sits inland off Mile 141. The foredune structure here is much lower than the foredunes at Miles 166 to...read more
October 12, 2008 - KerriePMore large kelp piles than usual. Less ocean trash than usual. Shells, animal casings, kelp/algae, small rocks and wood pieces in driftline. Three dead Common Murres and one dead Surf Scoter. Low human impact (2) walking. ATV tracks on closed beach.read more
June 8, 2008 - KerriePPleasant day, notable erosion of foredune - not unexpected after the winter and spring storms this year. Forest Service has placed new "Share the Beach" sign at beach entrance point. Shells, animal casings, kelp/algae,wood pieces and ocean-based debris in driftline. Three dead Common Murre. Low human impact (0).read more
December 30, 2007 - KerriePThe weather was crazy; as we hiked across the two mile expanse of dunes to access our mile, the weather went from somewhat sunny to hail and wind, to rain and back to sunny. The deflation plain was flooded but only just to the top of my knee boots. My...read more
October 28, 2007 - KerriePGorgeous day for a beach walk. Forest Service seems to be staying on top of blocking OHV access to the closed beach. I observed two recent tracks around MP143. The violators accessed from an opening in the foredune and went south about 1/2 mile before turning around. Otherwise things looked...read more
February 17, 2007 - KerriePThis beach mile is difficult to access. This last trip I accessed from the Umpqua Third Beach parking lot. I was amazed and sadden to see what is happening to this section of the coast. those of you that have not been there in a year will be astounded to...read more