- Motor vehicle travel is prohibited from the Lincoln County-Lane County line (44° 16.5774', Mile 190), southerly to the Siuslaw River (44° 00.9720', Mile 170).
Calm winter day, with an outgoing tide. Large amounts of water draining from the cliffs/bluffs. read more
A cool ,cloudy day on Ocean Beach. Hundreds of Sanderlings along the shore running back and forth with waves. They seem to be getting a lot of food- think small crabs and a few seemed to have very small clams that they worked hard to get open. Pounding with their beaks.
Beautiful and quite walk on mile 184. The -1.8 tide made tide pool exploring amazing, as this mile has beautiful rock formations, abundent with sea life. The usual plastic debri throughout the high tide areas. Two old large crab pots are still embeded in the cave areas. The sea stars looked very healthy;...read more
It was a very windy day with lots of sand blowing across beach. Unusual to have such a strong south wind this time of year. But have had rain for past 2 days. More due today.
Only 2 people and a dog on beach while was there.
Sand Crab exoskeletons...read more
Priscilla and I returned at very low tide to the rocky part of our mile because we saw no seastars at our recent visit whereas previously there were hundreds of healthy ones. Again, we saw not one seastar. The news reports say that there are numerous juvenile seastars on our...read more
Little human activity on this beach except for a few agate hunters at the north end by Tokatee Klootchman Wayside. The rocky part prevents most people from traversing the entire mile. Very little wildlife evidence in the driftline except for a few Vella Vella. Did not see any seastars whereas...read more
Proposed huge house to be built on bluff which is zoned Significant Natural Shoreline. Filed appeal with Lane county hearing on 2/15, awaiting outcome. 3 CoastWatchers showed up for hearing. Thank you to Linda & Bob Fleming, Phillip Johnson of CoastWatch and Cameron La Follette, Roger Hart and Bill Kabeisman...read more