Mile 145

North Umpqua Lighthouse SP, south of Lake Marie
Douglas County

Latitude: 43.651325247729
Longitude: -124.210350704800
Vehicles:
  • Motor vehicle travel is prohibited from the south bank at the Umpqua River (43° 40.0818', Mile 146) southerly to the Douglas County-Coos County line (43° 36.7314', Mile 142).
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North Umpqua Lighthouse SP, south of Lake Marie
Mile 145 Reports (12)

2017

October 30, 2017 - RebeccaMC

Quiet day at the beach. Few people and one dead sea lion.read more

August 31, 2017 - RebeccaMC

Around 36 people at the beach. 8 dogs. 

No sea stars, the low tide not being very low.

Some of the driftwood is charred and burned, as well as grass and bushes on the dunes.read more

August 13, 2017 - RebeccaMC

Calm day at the beach. Nice weather and good access to low tide life on jetty. Counted 37 sea stars, There were actually 2 sea stars with lesions. An orange and a purple, also spotted a sea lion swimming just beyond the surf.

Several surfers who said the water was warm. 

Kelp...read more

  • evidence of wasting at Umpqua Jetty
  • Fried Egg Jelly, Phacellophora camtschatica, just beyond waves.
August 11, 2017 - RebeccaMC

It was relatively quiet on the beach with moderate activity. Every one seemed laid back and the dogs were well behaved. 

It was very low tide and I counted 97 Sea Stars on the jetty rocks,  both purple and orange. Most were in the 4" to 6" range, some were 2",...read more

2009

June 15, 2009 - [email protected]
Does not seem to be a lot of winter erosion; seems like driftwood is a little heavier. ORVs are staying in designated areas.read more

2008

September 6, 2008 - bmills
There were at least 15 dogs on the beach, but none seemed to bother wild life. There was a crosscountry race going on in the dunes, ending at the parking lot. Heavy human impact (55).read more
June 10, 2008 - [email protected]
dead sea lion disturbing buzzards and crows for IDread more
May 7, 2008 - [email protected]
beach swept bare small deposits of driftwoodread more

2007

November 13, 2007 - [email protected]
Lots of driftwood washed up on beach. tide had been real high.read more
August 13, 2007 - [email protected]
Some beach parties w/alcohol & burning going onread more
May 13, 2007 - [email protected]
New containment areas for ATV's and constant patrols have lessened the damage and constant beach infringement.read more

2006

December 28, 2006 - [email protected]
High Wave Action, water to tops of drift line, snowing, sleeting.read more