battle rock park: Gray Whale Watching - Winter Migration - 12/29/11 04:52 PM
The annual migration is underway. Trained volunteers will be on duty at Port Orford's Battle Rock Park from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. from Dec 26 through Dec 31 to help visitors see these magnificent whales and provide information about their migration. There have been many more sitings this years than in the years recently past and it is just as exciting as ever.
For more information about Oregon State Parks Whale Watch Spoken here program visit their site.
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battle rock park: Northern Migration of Gray Whales It's Spring in Port Orford, OR 97465 - 03/26/09 02:42 PM
According to the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department approximately 18,000 Grey whales will pass by in the 4 weeks from mid-March through mid-April in their yearly 10,000 mile migration from the Baja Lagoons of Mexico to their summer feeding grounds in the Bering Sea. The main body of whales is about 3 miles off shore however; when feeding the whales can be seen closer to shore. During the peak period approximately 6 whales per hour will pass by specific viewing sites.   
The Northern migration starts in the spring during the week of March 21 - March 28. Trained volunteers will tell … (2 comments)

battle rock park: Battle Rock Park Port Orford, OR 97465 - 12/10/08 10:10 PM
This is Battle Rock Park Beach looking south at Humbug Mountain. It is low tide at 3:15 pm in the afternoon on 10 December 2008. The temperature is 59 degrees and the sun is warm.
This photo speaks to our life style here in Port Orford where the Pine forest on the coastal hills extends down to the beach. 
There are no surfers today but our local surfers like to surf here and the migrating whales frequently stop to peruse the waters of Battle Rock cove.

This is Battle Rock. It was named Battle Rock to memorialize a bloody battle between the indigenous … (0 comments)

 
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