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Beaver, Oregon

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  • Tillamook, Oregon

    Cape Meares Lighthouse

    4.3
    This historic site served as a major lighthouse for years and was turned into a scenic viewpoint offering some rad views of the Oregon Coast. The park is located only about 10 miles west of Tillamook. The parking lot has limited space so get there as early as you can. The Cape Meares lighthous...
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  • Tillamook, Oregon

    Explore Bayocean Peninsula Park

    5.0
    8 mi / 100 ft gain
    Located just west of Tillamook on the way to Cape Meares is an expansive forested park that juts out into Tillamook Bay. The main "trail" is an old unpaved narrow road called Bayocean Dike Road that stretches 4 miles down to the point. It's perfect for a long run, leisurely hike or mountain bikin...
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  • Otis, Oregon

    Hike to Cascade Head

    4.5
    6.8 mi / 1200 ft gain
    Cascade Head on the Oregon Coast sits a top a 270 acre preserve protected by the Nature Conservancy and is a National Scenic Research Area and a United Nations Biosphere Reserve. From the south trail head at Knight Park the trail winds through an old growth coastal forest before climbing 1200 ver...
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  • Lincoln City, Oregon

    Hike to God's Thumb

    4.0
    2 mi / 800 ft gain
    From Road's End State Park, map your way to the end of NE Port Street and park on a pull off next to the described gate: on your right you'll see the gate with three skinny trees to the right of it. You'll want to park as close to this gate as possible, this will be in between some houses on a hi...
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  • Lincoln City, Oregon

    Explore the Oregon Coast at Wecoma Beach

    3.0
    Wecoma Beach is a district of Lincoln City and the beach actually stretches along all of the districts in Lincoln City. This means you can access the beach from practically anywhere, but the beach by Wecoma offers a bit more solitude.  The beach is dog-friendly, so take your four-legged-friend ou...
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  • Rockaway Beach, Oregon

    Capture the Coast at Night from Rockaway

    5.0
    Clear nights on the Oregon Coast can be hard to come by, and your best bet to grab night time photos of the coast is in the Summer.This particular section of the coast is relatively quiet in the Summer time. You can park your car easily along the road that gives you access to the beach. This is a...
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  • Otis, Oregon

    Hike to Drift Creek Falls

    4.9
    3.5 mi / 490 ft gain
    This hike down to Drift Creek Falls is more of an easy stroll. But before you reach the trail head, if coming from the north, make sure to stop at Oregon's oldest covered bridge off Bear Creek Rd.The trail head to Drift Creek Falls will be farther south on Bear Creek Rd where you will branch off ...
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  • Polk County, Oregon

    Walk the Valley of the Giants

    5.0
    From the parking area, the Valley of the Giants trail crosses the Siletz River and passes a tranquil picnic spot before beginning a 1.3 miles loop trail through some of Oregon's oldest and largest Doug Fir trees. Many reach 500 years in age and heights exceeding 200 feet. In fall, vine maples exp...
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  • Tillamook, Oregon

    Fly Fish the Wilson River in Oregon

    3.0
    Driving from Portland, Oregon west towards Tillamook, Oregon this is an easy bank access river to hit with big fish. Approximately 45 - 60 minutes drive from Portland to Highway 6 west towards Tillamook, the rivers runs next to the highway for several miles making it easy to pull-off and hit the ...
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  • Lincoln City, Oregon

    Relax at Siletz Bay

    3 mi / 0 ft gain
    The Siletz Bay region of Lincoln City offers a wide variety of activities. With miles of public beach, there is a lot to see and explore.  Despite being the "quiet" part of town, getting here and finding parking will be your biggest issue this whole trip. Parking although free, is very limited, s...
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  • McMinnville, Oregon

    Miller Woods

    5.0
    3.63 mi / 735 ft gain
    Miller Woods Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near McMinnville, Oregon.
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  • McMinnville, Oregon

    Hike the Red Trail in Miller Woods

    4.0
    4 mi / 400 ft gain
    Located three miles west of McMinnville and available for public hiking and activities, Miller Woods is owned and operated by Yamhill SWCD. You may choose different trails to take.From the parking lot the trails are marked by colors to go on the 4.0 mile loop go to the meadow and follow the red m...
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  • Tillamook, Oregon

    Hike to the Summit of King's Mountain, Oregon

    4.5
    5 mi / 2500 ft gain
    King's Mountain may be one of the most consistent hikes in the greater Portland area gaining 2,500 vertical-feet over 2.5 miles almost evenly the entire time.The trail starts out at a marked trailhead just west of the Elk Mountain campground (stop there for water and more restrooms in summer &...
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  • Rockaway Beach, Oregon

    Crabbing at the Brighton Marina

    5.0
    Crabbing is just one of those things everyone should do along the Oregon Coast. Its fun, fairly straightforward, and then you get to eat them! Total win-win. We were taking our time along the Oregon Coast and had heard that Kelly's Brighton Marina was a great place to learn to crab. For $100/hour...
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  • Tillamook, Oregon

    Wilson River Trail

    3.0
    18.58 mi / 4879 ft gain
    This long trail provides hikers with great views of the corridor in the Coast Range. As the trail follows public land for the most part, there are a couple sections with steady elevation gains to avoid private land: near Lees Camp and Ryan Creek. Although the trail receives some of the most rain...
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  • Manzanita, Oregon

    Camp at Nehalem Bay State Park

    5.0
    Nehalem Bay State Park is a great central location on the Oregon Coast to use as a base camp, whether you want to go south to explore Cape Kiwanda or go north to photograph the famous Cannon Beach. There are six loops: A-F, and only A-C are open in the winter. The only first-come-first-served are...
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