Explore Cape Kiwanda

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    Added by Kimberley Kacho

    Cape Kiwanda offers amazing photography opportunities with a great opportunity to get up close if you have a kayak or SUP. There are also plenty of tide pools to explore.

    Cape Kiwanda is part of the Three Capes Scenic Route. It offers sea stack rock formations, beautiful beaches, sand stone cliffs, and if you are lucky enough, amazing wildlife. It is the home of the Pacific Dory Fleet.

    If you are early enough, you can catch the fisherman coming and going in the mystic fog, that happens so often in the Pacific Northwest. After just a short hike up a steep sand hill, you'll get incredible views of Nestucca Bay to the south, and Cape Lookout to the north.

    If you're looking to spend the day at the Cape, you may want to bring a kayak or SUP with you as it's a great chance to get closer and explorer the rock outcropping along the coast. And, if there's a swell running, this can be a really fun place to surf!

    Once you're all set, it's not a bad idea to grab a cold one at The Pelican Pub and Brewery.

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    Stand Up Paddle
    Chillin
    Photography
    Running
    Surfing
    Kayaking
    Hiking
    Bathrooms
    Beach
    Dog Friendly
    Easy Parking
    Family Friendly
    Food Nearby
    Handicap Accessible
    Picnic Area
    Wildlife
    Swimming Hole

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    almost 4 years ago

    Beautiful Place!

    This was one of my favorite locations on our 2016 road trip. you could look around for hours and never get bored. Unfortunately we went to see Duckbill rock and it had been destroyed without us knowing, all aside this place was gorgeous.

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    over 4 years ago

    Amazing Place

    One of my favorite places to visit during anytime of the year. It's so relaxing and happens to be right at the beach. There's also a tall sand dune that is fun to climb. Definitely a place to visit with family and friends for a weekend getaway.

    almost 5 years ago

    My Favorite Place

    I absolutely love the pacific city and kape Kiwanda area, amazing food and service at the pelican brew pub. The surf break is great for surf kayaking, sups and surfing in general, some decent hiking on the dune

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