Mile 152

Oregon Dunes NRA, north of Threemile Creek
Douglas County

Latitude: 43.753549846780
Longitude: -124.180764565000
  • Motor vehicle travel is allowed from approximately one mile south of the mouth of Tahkenitch Creek (43° 47.4330', Mile 155) to the Umpqua River, (43° 40.3404', Mile 146).
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Oregon Dunes NRA, north of Threemile Creek
Mile 152 Reports (7)


March 13, 2009 - MooreC
A nice day to walk the beach, and a good day for fishing, apparently. There were 9 fishermen. The beach was quite clean, due in part to the efforts of a man from Roseburg who picks up rope and floats in his ORV and takes them to his neighbor more


December 30, 2008 - MooreC
Very high tide and wave action and not much beach, so we were a bit uneasy, looking at the bluffs in case we needed to scamper up them. lots of white foam. the river is flowing again and the lean-tos are gone although there is still a tremendous amount more
  • 100 yards north of access road
September 20, 2008 - MooreC
A beautiful day, no wind, clear and warm. Four of us, including webmaster Lloyd Maxfield, did the SOLV clean-up on this mile as well as the area near the stream outlet. We collected almost 8 bags of trash, including rope, plastic, styrofoam, beer cans,and glass. One bonfire site near more
July 23, 2008 - MooreC
The beach itself is beautiful and showed little signs of ATV usage except for plastic bottles and other trash. The beach has very few shells or casings and very few birds. There is apparently a lot of activity at the river's inlet south of the parking lot, however. I more
  • One of two lean-tos for camping.
  • Piles of driftwood logs are choking the water outflow at the inlet
April 28, 2008 - MooreC
A quiet Monday walk on a quiet beach. There was evidence of ATV action over the weekend--tire tracks in the sand. We picked up a garbage bag of trash, including a plastic bottle from China. Otherwise, nothing of note. Sparrow Park Road is increasingly difficult to manage, however. The more


October 27, 2007 - MooreC
It was a beautiful day on Mile 152 and we were the only people (and dog) on the beach. There were no ATVs or vehicles. The beach was very clean, a nice surprise after our August walk. In fact, it was so clean, there were no shells, casings, driftwood, more
  • A massive clump of bull kelp
August 22, 2007 - MooreC
It was a beautiful, sunny day in August on this seemingly remote beach. It is a popular place for ORVs, however; the sand is full of tire tracks and there was considerable trash. We picked up two bags full and still didn't get it all. We saw four ORVs more