No Camping. Unless you prefer ditches of flowing water.
There is NO crabbing allowed on Dock 3. How many times do I have to tell you?
It’s been a mixture of weather along the Oregon coast, but at least you don’t have to shovel a little bit of rain. Everyone at home tells me not to come back (yet). Until now, I thought they liked me!
Forgot to take my camera camera along on this hike at Cape Sebastian, but luckily, my iPhone has about 4 camera programs at last count.
It was actually a lot nicer than this looks. The big rock was a warm place to sit and watch the sunset.
I had never really stopped before for a look around Port Orford, but because of the ‘welcoming committee’ and weather reports from home, I decided to take a tour.
This is what I found.
Instead of a lighthouse, they had a watchtower on the point that was manned 24 hrs a day to watch for ships in distress, and also to watch for enemy planes and submarines during war time.
The station itself is located on the high point of land, but their rescue boat was located down some 532 steps and 280 feet below in Nellies Cove. You can still see the foundations of the boathouse in my photo below. They carried fuel down the steps to the boat, one five gallon can in each hand!
but here is how it looked when operational (from the web site).
The flowers were out along the trail.
It was pointed out to me that Hailey did not get any coverage in the last blog post, so here she is, taking advantage of time on the road to catch up on some personal grooming.