Mile 24

Cave Rock, Hunters Island, Hunters Cove
Curry County

Latitude: 42.313280026411
Longitude: -124.418775077680
Vehicles:
  • Motor vehicles are prohibited from Meyers Creek (42° 18.4422', Mile 23), southerly to the Oregon-California border (41° 59.9208', Mile 1).
  • Motor vehicle travel is allowed from a point approximately one-third mile south of Otter Point, (42° 27.5022', Mile 31), southerly to the mouth of Myers Creek (42° 18.4422', Mile 23).
Tides: NOAA Tide Predictions. Click on the station nearest to your location to see predicted tides in graphical and tabular formats.
Cave Rock, Hunters Island, Hunters Cove
Mile 24 Reports (5)

2011

December 12, 2011 - Muriah
The main event of this season so far is the first major storm of the season that ended just before Thanksgiving. It swept the beach clean and smooth, removing the windblown sandhills of summer and the debris from brush clearing that had been dumped over the cliff parking lot and...read more
  • Rare visit by this large wader bird that flew off at sunset
  • On the 15th day of sunny, mostly calm days, Big Bird joins in the Sunset Serenity.
  • On the 15th sunny day of the season, cloudless and calm, Sunset Serenity.
June 8, 2011 - Muriah
A Pair of Oystercatchers were in the edge of the surf at Indian Head Rock, just north of Myers Creek. The first, and only, time I have seen such birds on this mile. They seemed exhausted. They noted the dog and then relaxed and one squatted on the sand and...read more
  • Exhausted Pair, very slow, spotted dog and then relaxed, one squatted and then the other and remained while dog passed by them.

2009

January 1, 2009 - Muriah
The beach trekkers have been amazingly appreciative and respectful. It would be good to do something to help prevent the blow-off from the parkinglot to the beach, if only a sign for starters.I have prepared a Power Point Presentation of CoastWatch Mile 24, entitled "Cape Cove Rocks!"I occasionally add to...read more
  • Venus and Jupiter rendezvous beneath the moon while the crab fisher Eclipse brightly scans the seas beyond the seastacks of Pistol River Beach.
  • Power Point Presentation explores the rocks, soils and seastacks of Cape Cove at the base of Cape Sebastian. (80+ photo/slides)
  • To be or not to be a co-dependent for a litterer?How about offering a reward of "Trash Cash" sponsored by businesses and individuals with online details.

2008

August 4, 2008 - Muriah
It is such a pleasure every day to see so many people enjoying the beach near Pistol River and Cape Sebastian.And it wonderful that they leave nothing but footprints. Even with all the dogs enjoying the romp at the shoreline. Still no evidence afterwards.read more
  • Many small pieces of crab body parts, some shells as much as 5" across
July 27, 2008 - edbear
Many, Many Small Crab shells on beachat tide line. Could be a Dead Zoneproblem?? Shell deposits are probablyonly 1-2 months old at most.read more