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Mile 152 Reports (7)
March 13, 2009 - cmooreA 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 who...read more
December 30, 2008 - cmooreVery 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 of...read more
September 20, 2008 - cmooreA 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 the...read more
July 23, 2008 - cmooreThe 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 was...read more
April 28, 2008 - cmooreA 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 first...read more
October 27, 2007 - cmooreIt 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, or...read more
August 22, 2007 - cmooreIt 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 and...read more