Mile 162

Oregon Dunes NRA, west of North Beach
Lane County

Latitude: 43.895610213321
Longitude: -124.153235603180
Vehicles:
  • Motor vehicle travel is allowed at any time from the Oregon Dunes National Recreation area south parking lot (43° 57.5910', Mile 167), southerly to approximately 1,500 feet north of the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, Siltcoos River, parking lot (43° 53.2410', Mile 161).
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Oregon Dunes NRA, west of North Beach
Mile 162 Reports (17)

2010

February 17, 2010 - papa troll

This was a beautiful day on Mile 162. Sunny, warm, with a light breeze. No litter on the beach or in the parking area. OHV drivers were considerate of others and did not drive on closed areas.read more

2009

December 17, 2009 - papa troll
Just a couple folks on the beach. Weather cloudy with light wind from the Southwest. Beach clean.read more
September 24, 2009 - papa troll
Beautiful sunny day. clean beach. 100 seagulls, 100 sandpipers.read more
May 14, 2009 - papa troll
The beach was very clean. Very little activity. No sea birds today. Weather was cloudy and warm.read more
February 20, 2009 - papa troll
Warm 55 degrees, light breeze, partly cloudy, clean beach, ohvs activity light,read more

2008

December 18, 2008 - papa troll
It was a beautiful walk on the beach. Two other people and a dog, I almost had it to myself. A light westerly wind, cloudy and not really cold, just chilly. The beach was clean no trash had drifted in. Lots of birds.read more
August 18, 2008 - papa troll
Nothing unusual. clean, no garbage on beachread more
May 12, 2008 - papa troll
A very nice day on the beach. 1 pickup truck, 1 volkswagon, 4 off road vehicles, two black lab dogs.read more
February 20, 2008 - papa troll
A nice beach for a long walk. A great surf to watch and no human activity.read more

2007

October 27, 2007 - papa troll
Just a great day at the beach. Off highway vehicle riders were not offensive. The beach was clean. One dead 20" bottom fish on the sand.read more
July 18, 2007 - papa troll
Nice day for a walk on the beach, seen one 8 foot carcass of a marine mammal. Buzzards were feeding on it. It had a defined forked tail. I could not identify the species. Observed about 15 shore birds that I think were whimbrels, a few small sandpipers, and a...read more
June 26, 2007 - papa troll
ATV activity on the beach, beautiful day and no birds of any kind to be seen.read more
June 22, 2007 - bwholler
Sand above high tide line completely disturbed by ATV tracks, including tracks on the fore dune, suggests lots of ATV summer activity.Sand at fore dune in smooth hummocks today, with no sculpting in response to recent winds, either from north or south. Only seen a few Gulls, no Sanderlings or...read more
February 20, 2007 - bwholler
The weather was a mixture of sun, clouds and rain with moderate wind. There was only one motorbike at the beach access and one person on the beach. The beach area clean, sand removed by wave action creating vertical sand cliffs at the high tide line. Ocean heavy with foam...read more
February 11, 2007 - papa troll
Sunday midday, outgoing high tide. Strong South wind with some rain. Clean beach, no debris.read more

2006

December 6, 2006 - bwholler
Plover recovery official said there were at least 41 Plovers in the area of the sand beach road where the ATV's enter the beach. They like to linger in and around the depressions made by the ATV's. This year's breeding season resulted in the highest number of fledglings in some time.read more
November 5, 2006 - papa troll
Midday outgoing tide, very rough surf. Seen about 100 Snipes, 20 Gulls, very large piles of tangled seaweed and several dinner plate sized Jelly fish. Also one seal swmming in the surf.read more