Mile 2

McVay Creek, South of Red Point
Curry County

Latitude: 42.020900004408
Longitude: -124.241250013030
Vehicles:
  • Motor vehicles are prohibited from Meyers Creek (42° 18.4422', Mile 23), southerly to the Oregon-California border (41° 59.9208', Mile 1).
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McVay Creek, South of Red Point
Mile 2 Reports (20)

2016

November 16, 2016 - floral

I took these about 11:45-12:00 today.  Mile two (looking toward Southwind Point)  I have a lot of film of this cove from 1987 to current. Flora Reid

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  • King Tide-CW mile 2,111616
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2014

January 30, 2014 - floral
Mile two has had a busy week with the debri washing-up from the boat that sank in the harbor . A dog, jackets and shoes . Also a few Lingcod heads , chitons, dead infant seal and earlier in the month a soupfin shark.the beach is pretty clean of man-made...read more
  • about 4 feet long
  • Mcvey Rock park
  • Cormorants on Rock middle of mile 2

2013

December 1, 2013 - floral
I try and walk this mile three or four times a week.The changes are wonderful shifting of driftwood and sand. never a boring walk. Wish I could get around the points and see past the "do not trespass signs."I did stop at Holy Street and take a picture over the...read more

2010

January 28, 2010 - 1beachboy
Beach was very normal and natural. A small amount of styrofoam (3 small pieces) was disposed of properly. There were no litter or can problems. There is more driftwood along the shore because of winter river flooding. Vegetation line looks normal.read more

2009

December 13, 2009 - 1beachboy
VERY FEW CHANGES SINCE LAST WALK.read more
September 3, 2009 - 1beachboy
Beach was clear of all types of trash and in very good condition. Vegetation is growing right down to tidal area. Very little sign of human activity.read more
March 8, 2009 - 1beachboy
The shore showed very little change from prior walks. The beach was clean with very little litter washed ashore.read more
March 2, 2009 - floral
The last part of mile 2 (ends at Red Point) I was able to walk because no one around to stop me when I went looking for permission to pass the NO TRESPASS signs. New development of the Southwind point. About 8 trees removed and digger there to smooth after...read more
February 28, 2009 - floral
Beautiful day of sunshine and enjoyed the walk of part of mile 2 area. (from Southwind point to past the McVay Park.)Noted footprints of dogs and a person, the river otter prints also but saw no one. One dead harbor seal that the birds have been trying to get rid...read more

2008

November 13, 2008 - [email protected]
No visible activity, probably due to the windy weather but mainly because it was high tide and little of the beach was walkable. Next trip I'll check the tide tables first berore going.Apparently there had been very heavy rain just before today. There were streams from the blufs across the...read more
July 15, 2008 - [email protected]
Very quiet day; ocean completely flat and no people/cars around. All looked normal.read more
May 16, 2008 - [email protected]
Beach looked in good shape from on the bluffs. Due to minor continuing erosion of path, which was bad before, I was unable to get down to beach: cause mainly a creaky, stiff old body. Some folks have started making a new path just north of the ravine; I feel...read more
  • Man with pail pickling up trash.
  • Nrew steps leading part way down the bluff
February 13, 2008 - floral
Walked the whole mile in two days and found the tides and rain has caused erosion to the bluffs near the McVey Park. found one dead Grebe again(9 total this year) the mile was very clean of trash and had lots of new driftwood and kelp washed ashore during the...read more
  • large piling 12"x12"x25 feet washed up below the Hasting's cannery
February 9, 2008 - [email protected]
Beautiful, warm sunny day. Many people on top of bluff in day use area, but only one, with a dog,on the bit of beach that wasn't covered by the high and winter tide. What I could see looked normal -- as ever.read more
  • Log floating in the high tide near ther  beach.
January 23, 2008 - floral
mile 2 has sand shifts. Towards the Mcvey Park the sand has gone and left large rocks and fist size rocks where sand used to be and the sand hascome back to the western side of the mile. only on very low tides can you walk the mile and not...read more
  • landslide on mile 2
  • dead grebe  found and have pictures of 6 only uploading one for ID
  • Sunset

2007

November 22, 2007 - floral
I love to walk this mile, when the tides let me.beautiful day The Black Turnstones were so pretty in flight and was glad to see them again.read more
  • Turnstones on the sand mile 2
  • Black Turnstones on the rock
August 27, 2007 - [email protected]
Some erosion at foot of bluffs and small trees dislodged and fallen over, but it looks pretty much as to be expected. No human intervention apparent.read more
June 1, 2007 - [email protected]
Beach is getting steeper due to wave action, but in general things seem fine. Winter storm action is evident everywhere. Giant redwood stump moved inland 15 feet--impressive!read more
  • Giant redwood stump moved in winter sotrm 15 feet.
  • Winter storm washed tree roots mostly bare.
  • Looking north on Mile 2 from bluff of McVay Rock Wayside
April 23, 2007 - Harbor Jo
Noticed more people than usual. Fisherman had caught some fish. Generally there is some regrowth of vegetation on previously eroded slopes.read more
March 13, 2007 - Harbor Jo
Heavy rains over the last two months have caused additional gradual cliff erosion. In Low tides there are generally more rocks exposed in the surfline. Large timbers are scattered on the beach.read more