- Motor vehicle travel is prohibited from the south bank at the Umpqua River (43° 40.0818', Mile 146) southerly to the Douglas County-Coos County line (43° 36.7314', Mile 142).
- Motor vehicle travel is allowed from approximately one mile south of the mouth of Tahkenitch Creek (43° 47.4330', Mile 155) to the Umpqua River, (43° 40.3404', Mile 146).
Viewed & recorded a very high tide with a strong wind behind it creating a King Tide like conditions. Also recorded several minutes of video footage. This system will not allow movies to be admitted.read more
Just a mild beautiful day for being cloudy. Only picked up enough garbage to fit in a coat pocket, surprisingly clean today. Not used to seeing so many crows on this beach.read more
Observed a what looked to be a young Stellar Sea Lion resting on the sand inside the triangle where they raise & harvest Pacific Oysters.read more
The firefighters from the Oregon Forest Association were busy putting out a beach driftwood fire, caused by human activity.There were a crew of 14 firefighters and 5 engines and two water tenders vehicles at the scene of Sough Jetty Beach. The crew were busy with chain saws & water hoses,...read more
Today was a CoastWatch orientation led by naturalist, Marty Giles. Two other CoastWatch volunteers attended. Wildlife activity included an eagle and turkey vulture feeding on a common murre, and ochre sea stars on the south jetty and aggretating anemone. One surfer was spotted. read more
Observation of an eagle feeding. read more
Bluff retreat and wave-overtopping observed at the back of the beach on this mile. One vehicle present in an area where they are allowed--the beach otherwise completely deserted during this visit.read more
It was a beautiful warm day at the beach. Nothing abnormal to report today. Several man made structures made out of driftwood to look at.read more
Beautiful day at the beach, many, many enjoying it. Sad to see so much fire destruction and danger from unauthorized/unattened bon fires. Most fire pit areas were started far above the tide line this time of year where they could not be put out properly or naturally by new tides coming in. read more
It was a beautiful calm day at the beach. The tide had brought in so much driftwood, one had to clime over it just to enter the beach area from the trail leading from the parking lot. read more