Mile 325 Dispatch
July 15, 2017
Other Mile 325 Reports (15)
May 21, 2020 - dicknfamilyIn addition to the usual dungeness crab and razor clam shells, I spotted a clutch of squid eggs (see photos) towards the northern end of Mile 325.
March 2, 2020 - dicknfamilyWindy, rainy day in Gearhart. Spotted three bald eagles sitting together on the beach, an adult and two juveniles. See photos.
January 18, 2020 - sultanymToday, I spent one hour walking mile 325 with the primary purpose of birdwatching. I observed 6 Western Snowy Plovers foraging along the low-tide line near a large group of Sanderlings. The official...
December 9, 2019 - dicknfamily
November 26, 2019 - dicknfamilySeveral mushrooms species in the dune forest area immediately east of the Mile 325. See photos.
November 17, 2019 - dicknfamilySea lion or large seal carcass on Gearhart beach between D Street trail and Pacific Way trail. See attached photo.
July 21, 2017 - dicknfamily
July 19, 2017 - dicknfamilyAnother beautiful day in Gearhart at mile 325, amazing to see the gray whales migrating through and spending the better part of the day just offshore. In the last few weeks I've enjoyed sighting...
September 23, 2009 - williamjuneBeach clean and uncrowded on this mid week walk. Most distinguishing items are many dead herring like fish washed up at the high tide line and the northward meander of the Necanicum river which has...
April 11, 2009 - BeachCatsMajor beach erosion continues, as well as shifting land shapes. Very interesting! Not surprised since there are no barriers such as driftwood or boulders to stop the natural wave erosion. Last time...
November 29, 2008 - BeachCatsLots of wave action erosion since 2007! See diagram of peninsula. Red signifies are that is missing now since 2007. Very interesting how much chnage has happened. Lots of rolling sand hills with...
August 3, 2008 - BeachCatsVery little man made trash! Very surprised at the extent of the beach that has been taken over by the sea. The birds were noticably absent from the northern and middle sections of the mile, but...
February 16, 2008 - BeachCatsOverall we saw very few birds this time, but we usually see a lot of birds. There was a lot of erosion all along the beach.
August 11, 2007 - BeachCatsThe most interesting thing was the large group of seagulls. It was a beautiful quiet day, with no major concerns.
June 2, 2007 - BeachCatsWe saw very little driftwood, but many old campfires in the sand. At the South end of our mile we saw a large fort that someone made that had a mattress inside of it that is very dangerous. Only...