Mile 53

South of Elk River mouth, north of Paradise Point SW
Curry County

Latitude: 42.783344984886
Longitude: -124.524959956040
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  • Motor vehicles are allowed from the south side of Cape Blanco (42° 50.1132', Mile 56), south to Rocky Point (42° 43.3812', Mile 47).
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South of Elk River mouth, north of Paradise Point SW
Mile 53 Reports (6)


September 4, 2022 - SchoenL

This was my first coast watch walk for the full 3 miles. I don't know what is allowed on the sand banks, etc. in regards to the public or private roads. It looked like a couple new  motorized vehicles trails were going up and over the bluffs eastward and more

  • unknown bird
  • Sand bank road
February 1, 2022 - SteveJT

This is my initial survey of this mile. Total length was 1.5 miles. Remainder of this section is uninspected by me. No photos this time. Litter removal. Stunning day; light winds, clear air, moderate sun. Very isolated beach with few people. Hard walking as no packed or wet sand to more

January 29, 2022 - SchoenL

I walked 1.5 miles and observed the bluff crumbling and gorse falling down the banks. It was very clear and very calm this day. I picked up styrofoam bits, plastic wrap and a water bottle. Beautiful day. Took photos of more


July 29, 2008 - [email protected]
The day was beautiful and clear. A perfect day for a walk. This area is barren of people, ocean debris and life. The cliffs are wearing from the high tide wave activity and are amazing in the variety of colors showing. Near the mouth of the Elk River the more


November 21, 2007 - [email protected]
This a very rough surf area of the coast with a sharp drop off. It appears to have very little use by the public. There are small driftwood pieces, some amazing roots of large trees ( stand 7 or 8 feet high ) and few to no shells. No more
September 27, 2007 - [email protected]
This was my first time as a mile 53 more