- 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).
- Non-street legal vehicle travel is prohibited year around from the Siuslaw River (44° 00.9720', Mile 170), southerly to the south end of the South Jetty Road (43° 57.3846', Mile 166).
- Motor vehicle travel is prohibited from May 1 through September 30 from the Siuslaw River (44° 00.9720', Mile 170), southerly to the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area south parking lot (43° 57.5910', Mile 167) and from sunrise to sunset on legal holidays (as defined in ORS Chapter 187) and on Saturdays and Sundays between October 1 and April 30.
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Mile 167 Reports (25)
December 11, 2013 - PKoontzIn the drift line found 1 live crab, shell 6"-7" across. Large pile of rope, too heavy to drag up over dune, picked it up and waded to place it in 16"-18" of surf, it escaped into the deeper surf.Nothing else out of the ordinary.read more
May 23, 2013 - PKoontzFound and picked up big plastic containers (motor oil, soda and water) also 2 1/2 x 2 12 x3 12 ft. Styrofoam.read more
March 28, 2013 - PKoontzSome small litter, picked it up, filled one plastic grocery bag.read more
October 22, 2012 - PKoontzThere was absolutely nothing to report except for two people on the beach with a dog, a small group of gulls along the tide line. No trash, no significant erosion, small pieces of broken shell..read more
September 24, 2012 - PKoontzRemarkably clean beach, only one plastic water bottle seen.read more
July 23, 2012 - PKoontzOnly a few small items of human source found on the beach. Two plastic water bottles and two aluminum cans.There were visible changes in the dune structure due to the wind. All in all a very nice day on the beach.read more
May 28, 2012 - PKoontzNothing much to report. However, around June 3, I walked from parking lot #2 going north to parking lot 4 (on the beach) and fortunately had with me four huge Bi-Mart plastic bags about 30"X25"X12:. I picked up (on two trips up and over the dunes) many LARGE pieces of...read more
February 28, 2012 - PKoontzSignificant amount of wood,branches, twigs, logs etc., from high winds and surf, but much less than those storms deposited along the beach at the North Jetty.read more
December 22, 2011 - PKoontzNothing out of the ordinary to report. As always, I carry a plastic grocery bag and pick up what little debris I see.read more
August 11, 2011 - PKoontzNothing of significance to report. All was good and the people seem to be enjoying themselves as so was I.read more
May 10, 2011 - PKoontzVery clean beach and shoreline.read more
April 7, 2011 - PKoontzSeveral piles of bull kelp. No birds seen.Enough trash was picked up to fill pick-up truck almost half full, mostly up against dune bluff.read more
January 25, 2011 - PKoontzMile 167 was remarkable free of debris; nothing of interest or concern to report.read more
December 14, 2010 - PKoontzThe beach along mile 167 was remarkably clean; nothing of concern noted.read more
April 18, 2010 - PKoontzPicked up 5 large bags of trash as noted under 'concerns'.read more
March 27, 2010 - JeanneLBSpring break so lots of people were on the beach. Two days after this visit to the South Jetty of the Siuslaw, I visited the North Jetty and was surprised at the contrast... on the North Jetty much erosion and dead trees; lots of driftwood exposed. South Jetty so clean...read more
February 18, 2010 - PKoontzNothing out of the ordinary. Quite a bit of driftwood (small and large) but not piled up or densely packed.. just here and there.Picked up two grocery bags of litter along high-tide line, mostly washed ashore rather than beach-goer litter.read more
November 24, 2009 - JeanneLBPicked up litter, two bags, washed in, not dropped by people on beach at this time.Very quiet, calm day with few people on the beach.read more
September 13, 2009 - PKoontzNothing unusual noted except for the dozen or so dead, desiccated birds. Picked up litter, one plastic grocery bag full. Picked up one styrofoam float with rope attached.read more
August 7, 2009 - JeanneLBCrab shells in the drift line, seemed to be in clumps and not scattered all along drift line. Gulls were concentrated where the shells were. In addition, there were two large pieces of docks 8' x 10' 1 1/2 ' thick with concrete bases.Found out later these dock pieces were...read more
June 18, 2009 - PKoontzGenerally, mile 167 beach was clean. There was some litter appearing to have been washed ashore, based on types. Filled only one grocery bag, carried one styrofoam float off.read more
April 29, 2009 - PKoontzWe picked up two plastic bags of litter and a 25-foot rope; placed in trash can at parking area #2.I was accompanied by Jean White.read more
March 12, 2009 - JeanneLBCollected 3 plastic bags of debris...mostly plastic bottle. Also a plastic bucket and large plastic basket. We found a 10 gallon can marked "cleaning solvent" that had some liquid in it with a label that stated Enviroclean....origin Norway. We flagged down one of the 4 sheriff's vehicles and he picked...read more
December 5, 2008 - JeanneLBA very quiet and calm day. The beach was very clean. One large pile of kelp and a stran or two along the tide line...other wise the beach was very clean. One set of tire tracks going north and coming back south. One vehicle headed north beyond the No Vihicle...read more
July 5, 2008 - JeanneLBJust hope I checked the right area. I parked at Parking Area #2 on the south Jetty and checked both north and south of that point. Unusual amount of crab shellsread more