Mile 60

Floras Lake SP, Floras Lake, Denmark
Curry County

Latitude: 42.891554972602
Longitude: -124.518504920480
Vehicles:
  • Motor vehicle travel is prohibited from the Coos-Curry County line, (42° 57.2628', Mile 89), southerly to the north side of Blacklock Point (42° 52.8000', Mile 60).
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Floras Lake SP, Floras Lake, Denmark
Mile 60 Reports (10)

2021

January 17, 2021 - cshepherd50

Large new landslide on the southern cliffs.  Large piles of driftwood at the souther most point of the mile  See pictures of both.  Note the plastic debris amoung the driftwood.  read more

  • mile 60 landslide
  • mile 60 driftwood and plastic
  • Mile 60 driftwood and plastic
  • Mile 60 driftwood and plastic

2020

September 18, 2020 - cshepherd50

Pretty typical beach experience. The 2 dead pinnipeds appeared to be sea lions. One previously reported in August. Large flock of sea birds floating offshore. read more

  • Dead pinniped.
  • Pinniped skull
  • Pinniped carcass
  • Flock of sea birds.
  • 20 foot piece of bamboo.
  • Beach plant.
September 13, 2020 - cshepherd50

Long hike on the Oregon Coast Trail from Floras Lake to Blacklock Point. Started at mile 60 and ended at the southern portion of mile 59. Most of the 4 hours was spent on the trail above the beach. Except for the very northern most point of 59, the beach/rocky habitat is...read more

September 8, 2020 - cshepherd50

A smokey, foggy, walk on the beach. Had to shorten the walk due to the smoke. Nothing else of significance. read more

August 27, 2020 - cshepherd50

No unusual or significant changes. Wide open mostly deserted beach. The group of 11 adults and children at "secret cove" playing in the stream was the largest number of people I have ever seen there. read more

August 11, 2020 - cshepherd50

2016

September 4, 2016 - azbeach

Whale washed up on Lost Beach below cliffs (Floras Lake area).  There were tire tracks leading up to it, which we assumed were from the Beach Ranger.  Looks like this giant may have died at sea and washed up -- our guess.  Approx. 20' in length; badly decomposing; odor.read more

2014

January 20, 2014 - Bob Ivey
Another beautiful day at Mile 60.sunny after fog lifted. Lite Nw wind, tide coming in. Some plastic, which seem to get worst as I walk south, but still pretty clean of trash. 3 groups of people, 2 runner, 4 walking and 1 solitary agate hunter like me working the gravel...read more
  • Floras Lake Beach
  • Floras Lake
  • Floras Lake

2013

February 3, 2013 - Bob Ivey
Just me and Matt and one other person walking this mile. Mild weather, sea calm and not many animals or birds seen. One dead harbor seal and poss. fulmar remains on beach. Normal amounts of wooden debris, more plastic debris closer to Floras Lake, less closer to Blacklock. Can'nt wait...read more

2012

August 5, 2012 - Bob Ivey
Began walk at bridge crossing outlet at Floras Lake. Head for gap in fore dune, wide and high sand beaches. Some beaches had mini sand dunes cut by wave action. A few people on the beach, some sitting on rock and watching seas. Weather overcast and foggy mostly, air temp...read more
  • Walking N. of Floras Lake