Mile 321 Report

October 9, 2010
by Simonetal

Location:
Clatsop
West Point north, Ecola SP
Conditions:
Saturday 6:00 PM
Rain
60° F
Wind:
Moderate from the SW
Humans / Pets:
People:
5
Dogs:
1
Activities:
Surfing:
5
Concerns:
Disturbances:
Vehicles:
Cars/Trucks parking:
5
ATVs/OHVs parking:
0
RVs/Buses parking:
RVs/Buses parking: 0
Cars/Trucks on beach, allowed:
0
ATVs/OHVs on beach, allowed:
0
Cars/Trucks on beach, prohibited:
0
ATVs/OHVs on beach, prohibited:
0
Activity Comments:
Surfers were just off the rocky shore, half mile or more out from beach at The Cove.
Notable Wildlife:
Dead Birds:
Total:
0
Stranded:
Total:
0
Fish & Invertebrates:
Driftline:
New Development:
Modifications:
Natural Changes:
Comments:
Well-established beach camp (blue tent and small wooden lookout) near point of Head hidden from view at beach. Only access is walking mile out from parking lot at Cove. No picture taken due to site appears to have markers set up for conveying messages.
Summary:
Hidden camp needs to be removed by authorities. Beach is rocky, remote, and little traveled.
  • looking south from south end of mile
    looking south from south end of mile
    mile 321
    October 9, 2010
  • vegetated shoreline of mile 322
    vegetated shoreline of mile 322
    mile 322
    October 9, 2010
  • surfers riding storm waves 10/09/10
    surfers riding storm waves 10/09/10
    The Cove Seaside OR
    October 9, 2010
  • surf and wave action 10/09/10 at The Cove, Seaside OR
    surf and wave action 10/09/10 at The Cove, Seaside OR
    The Cove Seaside OR
    October 9, 2010
  • foggy, storm waves at the Cove, Seaside OR 10/09/10
    foggy, storm waves at the Cove, Seaside OR 10/09/10
    The Cove, Seaside OR
    October 9, 2010
Other Mile 321 Reports (2)

2013

July 20, 2013 - Simonetal
Very calm day with very calm water, almost no surf. No surfers present, only fishermen at the cove area. Cliff side has experienced major landslide and erosion near the front of the headland. Only...

2012

November 10, 2012 - Simonetal
Path at top of slope of rocky shore is well compressed. Sunset was very pretty, and surfers were in high numbers today. Two surfers came in along the path while we walked out. Returned in the dark...