Rocky & Coal Points Rocky Shore



Next Rocky Shore North  

About the Rocky & Coal Points Rocky Shore Area

Description
This isolated section of the coast is located approximately four miles south of Port Orford, in Curry County, Oregon and runs between Rocky and Coal Points.
  Designation
The beaches and rocky shores of Oregon are part of Oregon’s Ocean Shore Recreation Area and the offshore rocks and islands are part of the Oregon Islands National Wildlife Refuge.
     
Key Resources
Relatively undisturbed intertidal habitat, subtidal habitat and kelp beds. Also, several seabird species, including Harlequin Ducks (a federal species of concern and a state listed sensitive species) have been known to use the area.
  What can you do here?
Typical uses within this area include hiking, sightseeing, tidepooling, beachcombing, intertidal harvest (primarily clams), and fishing from shore.

Getting to the Rocky shore at Rocky & Coal Points

Access is possible via several highway turnouts and scenic overlooks along HWY 101, just north of Humbug Mountain State Park (which is located approximately 6 miles south of Port Orford) including one at both Rocky and Coal Points.

Public Access Option 1 for Rocky & Coal Points Rocky Shore

Who Owns this Site?
Submerged and submersible rocks: Division of State Lands; offshore rocks above Mean High Water: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Much of the upland is part of Humbug Mountain State Park, owned by Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (including both Rocky and Coal Points).
  Who Manages this Site?
Much of the upland is part of Humbug Mountain State Park, which is part of Oregon Parks and Recreation Department’s Area 4 and the Cape Blanco Management Unit. Oregon Parks and Recreation Department manages the ocean shore recreation area.


Data for the Rocky & Coal Points Rocky Shore
[1 Records Listed]

Rocky & Coal Points Rocky Shore GIS Data
Data Layer
Source
Scale
Year
Download
ODOT
6,000
1967

[1 Records Listed]


Information compiled by Laurel Hillmann, NOAA Coastal Management Fellow, OPRD
 

Recent Data

Our most recent data added relates to all the interesting Ocean planning going on in Oregon. You can view an RSS feed of that data here.

Contact Us

We'd love to hear from you!

You can send feedback or ideas to the Coastal Atlas team at:

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.