- 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).
Christmas Day on Mile 28. We celebrated by making Mimosas! (It was also my birthday). A bit breezy,
but sunny. 3 people looking at rocks near the jetty. 2 people walking a dog. I found a piece of beach glass!read more
This day, December 23, was the highest tide for this month. We also went on December 21, but the high tide was
not even close to the 23rd. We found 4 painted rocks near Kissing Rock. Amazing to watch how high the waves
and water came up the shore. See photos. The...read more
Our beach walk with Fawn Custer, October, 1, 2018. We met at the Gold Beach Visitor Center, then
walked south toward Turtle Rock and Kissing Rock. Sunny day. Tide was low. Fawn identified small
jelly fish, and a foot from a mollusk. Fawn talked about photographing this area during the King Tide.
A beautiful sunny day. First time I have seen a Raven on the beach. It is good to see the Osprey with a fish.
Previous concern about near-by dredging has been helped by equipment problems. The company packed
up their trucks and left. Small amount of garbage, picked it up, and disposed of it.
We only saw one other person on the beach on Christmas Day. No dogs. Beach was litter free.
There was driftwood at the Rogue River jetty end. Lots of small rocks near the surf.
A large beach fire on Mile 28 of Gold Beach erupted today at approximately 4 p.m., causing large flames in the air and clouds of white and black smoke. Three fire trucks arrived on the scene, and a water truck. Approximately 5:30 p.m. the fire was contained. How the fire...read more