Cape Sebastian SP, Buena Vista Wayside, S of Hunter Cr
Wednesday 10:00 AM
Party cloudy
50° F
Tide Level:
5.8 ft
Humans / Pets:
Walking / Running:
Sitting on the large rocks
Cars/Trucks parking:
Activity Comments:
Notable Wildlife:
Dead Birds:
Fish & Invertebrates:
found two pyrosomes.
Kelp or Algae·Wood pieces·Land-based debris (picnics, etc.)·Plastic pellets·Styrofoam·Ocean-based debris (from fishing boats, ship trash, etc.)
Crab net on shore and one getting close to shore. A light bulb from a crab boat, bait boxes for crab cages.
New Development:
Natural Changes:

There was still a lot of styrofoam on the beach!! A tire was found on the beach as well a a crab pot that had a log through it. There were not as many bottles as the last time I was there. One very large log was added to the beach. 

A second crab pot was on its way to shore when we left.

Most of the people hang out near "Kissing Rock".

  • Crab poy
    Crab pot on the beach that we moved above the high tide line.
    January 19, 2022
  • Pyrosomes
    Pyrosomes on the beach that were quite small
    N42.3795 W 124.4238
    January 19, 2022
  • Dog and log
    Dog and log
    N42.3830 W124.4237
    January 19, 2022
  • Ship light bulb
    Ship light bulb, About a foot long bulb.
    N42.3831 W124.4239
    January 19, 2022
Other Mile 26 Reports (16)


April 7, 2022 - hobbins
A beautiful day with clear skies and beautiful surf. The beach looked good except for the plastic debris.
  • Battle ship
  • crab pot working its way to shore
  • tire on the beach
  • Another tire on the beach
  • Large piles of Kelp
March 11, 2022 - hobbins
Mile 26 was the cleanest it has ever been. Four people were walking the whole beach of 3 miles long with small back packs . Two of them walk it with their dog and hike the far end up and out to Hwy...
  • Holy Log
  • Drift wood
February 10, 2022 - hobbins
It was a warm and beautiful day! The beach was clean and everyone was enjoying it. Waves were large and beautiful. There was not much to clean up, which was heartening.
  • Dead Bird
January 8, 2022 - hobbins
There was a lot of trash on the beach. I was only able to walk 3/4 of a mile of it due to the trash beg I was carrying was full. I needed two more at least to finish cleaning the beach. Lots of...
  • Styrofoam all over the beach


November 25, 2021 - hobbins
  • Dead bird
  • Bike at beach for month
October 18, 2021 - hobbins
There had been some shot gun activity at this beach. lots of wads on the beach. Found two dead emaciated birds. never seen that before. 
  • dead bird found
  • dead bird number 2
  • beach time
September 22, 2021 - hobbins
More debis on the shore this walk. Found rope used for crab pots.
  • Quiet Day
  • High water
  • Beach debris
August 29, 2021 - hobbins
Due to the wind there was not much activity on the beach. there was a bit more trash to pick up caught in the grasses.There were no sand dollars on the beach.
  • sand movement
July 29, 2021 - hobbins
Lots of people using the beach mosly near Hunters Creek. Four large RVs in the parking lot. People frpm Medford and Southern California were enjoying the beach!!
  • Full Parking lot
  • Sand dunes forming
  • Sand dunes forming
  • Beach change
June 1, 2021 - hobbins
Warm windy day. The insects were out on the sand. One beautiful bug was blown over on its back. Its belly was bright irridescent red. When I went to flip it over the back was a bright irridescent...
  • parking lot
  • Purple flowers
  • Yellow sand verbena
May 2, 2021 - hobbins
Very cool day with the strong wind. This kept human activity to a minimum. There was a large flock of sea birds flowing something in the water out about 300 yards. We never saw what it was.
April 14, 2021 - hobbins
Beach looked clean and the waves were not reaching the bluff anymore. 
March 30, 2021 - hobbins
There was some erosion of the sand wall since we were there last but only about a foot. There was very little litter on the beach this time. Nice to see. Most of the activity was near the river mouth.
  • edge of sand bluff
January 25, 2021 - hobbins
We did not make the full 3 miles due to trash pick up. Our bag was full. Styrofoam was a great portion of it. Crab buoys, shot gun wads, styrofoam cup pieces . We also found a crab cage connected to...
January 7, 2021 - hobbins
Beach was clean for the most part. Only two people on the beach.


February 26, 2009 - [email protected]
Fair amounts of garbage, mostly recycleables. 4 Tires and half of a 50 gallon metal drum. I relieved the beach of a two gallon bucket full of plastic and glass and 1 tire. Not a lot of people on...