South Sam Boardman - Twin Rocks Rocky Shore



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About the South Sam Boardman - Twin Rocks Rocky Shore Area

Description
Twin Rocks is approximately ½ mile offshore Lone Ranch Beach, which is just to the north of Brookings, in southern Oregon.
  Designation
Oregon Islands National Wildlife Refuge (NWR).
     
Key Resources
There are six species of seabirds breeding at Twin Rocks including more than 10,000 common murres. Threatened or endangered species using the area include peregrine falcons and brown pelicans. Small groups of harbor seals occur throughout the area.
  What can you do here?
Access to the offshore rocks is prohibited.

Getting to the Rocky shore at South Sam Boardman - Twin Rocks

By boat only from Chetco River entrance at Brookings. Access to all offshore rocks is prohibited, as they are important habitat for birds and marine mammals.


Who Owns this Site?
Submerged and submersible (intertidal) lands: Division of State Lands; offshore rocks above Mean High Water: US Fish and Wildlife Service; adjacent beaches and upland: Oregon Parks and Recreation Department as part of Samuel Boardman State Scenic Corridor.
  Who Manages this Site?
Offshore rocks are managed as part of the Oregon Islands National Wildlife Refuge, with the upland managed as Sam Boardman State Park. Twin Rocks is located offshore of OPRD Area 4 (South-Western Oregon) and within the Harris Beach Management Unit.


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

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