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Beaver, Oregon

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  • Gaston, Oregon

    Short Hike to University Falls

    4.0
    0.6 mi / 180 ft gain
    The 0.3 mile hike to University Falls seems longer than it is because you'll be stopping to take pictures every step of the way. No, you're not in an enchanted forest, you're in the Tillamook National Forest. The waterfall you're about to find, however, certainly is enchanting.From Portland, head...
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  • Falls City, Oregon

    Ride Black Rock Mountain Bike Trails

    5.0
    10 mi / 2000 ft gain
    Black Rock Mountain Bike area is the perfect place to hone your MTB skills and take your riding to the next level. Black Rock offers clearly marked single track trails riddled with wooden ramps, berms and dirt features. There are trails ranging from "green" to "double black diamond", ensuring the...
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  • Nehalem, Oregon

    Neahkahnie Mountain via South Trailhead

    5.0
    2.92 mi / 860 ft gain
    You have a couple different options on how to access this hike (North and South trailhead) also if you would like to hike the loop trail or out-and-back option. Driving directions for this hike isn't to difficult, heading south on highway 101 drive 16.6 miles past the exists for Cannon Beach and ...
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  • Depoe Bay, Oregon

    Boiler Bay State Scenic Viewpoint

    Boiler Bay State Scenic Viewpoint is a stunning coastal gem on the Oregon coastline. Boiler Bay offers up picturesque panorama views of the Pacific Ocean and rugged cliffs. Located just north of Depoe Bay, this state scenic viewpoint is a great stop for not only taking in the landscape but also ...
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  • Nehalem, Oregon

    Neahkahnie Mountain Trail

    5.0
    3.3 mi / 1142 ft gain
    This hike can be done as either a loop or an out-and-back beginning from either the North or the South trailhead, both located off Route 101. If opting for the loop you will have to walk ~1 mile on the highway to connect back to your starting point. Since we were hiking with our kids we wanted t...
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  • Nehalem, Oregon

    Hike the Salmonberry Train Track Trail

    4.0
    10 mi / 275 ft gain
    Beware, there is no actual trailhead! This trail (Lower Salmonberry River Hike) starts on Lower Nehalem Rd (Foss Rd) where the Salmonberry River and the Nehalem River meet. Before you cross the tracks, find parking there (but be aware of private property) and follow the train tracks into the fore...
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  • Depoe Bay, Oregon

    Watch the Grey Whale Migration at Depoe Bay Scenic Park

    5.0
    0.5 mi
    It all started when a man, in my grandad's age, initiated a conversation outside a rest stop just off the coastal highway, 101. I, then, was alone waiting for my travel companions outside the restrooms. He approached me without warning, and began asking intricate details of my travel plans and th...
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  • Nehalem, Oregon

    Short Sands Beach

    5.0
    1.16 mi / 184 ft gain
    It is located just off the side of highway 101 north of Manzanita and south of Cannon Beach. To get here, you need to just pull off into the Oswald West parking lot on the ocean side of the freeway. From here, It is just a short walk through the old growth forrest covered in dense green moss wher...
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  • Nehalem, Oregon

    Surf Smuggler Cove

    5.0
    The beach in Oswald West State Park is one of the more secluded beaches on the Oregon coast. Most tourists tend to stay by Canon Beach and Seaside, Oregon, so this little gem gets much less traffic.The parking lot is right on the highway with plenty of parking, a bathroom, and a drinking fountai...
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  • Arch Cape, Oregon

    Cape Falcon Trail

    5.0
    4.67 mi / 561 ft gain
    Cape Falcon is one of two major hikes within Oswald West State Park, fifteen minutes south of Canon Beach on the Oregon Coast. Park in the lot at the trailhead off Highway 101 and head in. After a half a mile or so you’ll come to a junction with options for “The Beach” or “Cape Falcon”. Go right ...
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  • Timber, Oregon

    Hike the Upper Salmonberry River Trail

    4.1
    12.5 mi / 1600 ft gain
    If you are craving adventure and exploration in a unique hiking setting, then you have come to the right place! This is a hike where every time you turn a corner your eyes light up with excitement and your imagination runs wild. Be forewarned though…if you fear cold, dark, and creepy abandoned tr...
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  • Otter Rock, Oregon

    Explore the Devils Punchbowl Arch

    4.6
    Devils Punchbowl State Park is located just off of Highway 101. Finding the access path to the beach can be tricky since you need to be on the North side of the Punchbowl, but look for a path heading through the trees on C Avenue just north of 3rd. Once you get down to the beach head left.You may...
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  • Otter Rock, Oregon

    Surf Otter Rock

    5.0
    Otter rock is the most popular surf spot for beginners in the state of Oregon. Located by Devils Punch Bowl, Otter rock offers playful waves that are great for beginners to learn how to surf. It's often called the Waikiki of Oregon. Even though it is a predominately beginner surf spot, the waves ...
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  • Arch Cape, Oregon

    Hug Point Waterfall and Cave

    4.6
    0.67 mi / 141 ft gain
    Hug Point is located just 4-5 miles south of the famous Cannon Beach along HWY 101 and is a must stop on any travel along the Oregon coast. Hug Point got its name from the original travelers to this beautiful area. Without the modern day highways we know today, visitors to this rugged coast line ...
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  • Newport, Oregon

    Surf Moolack Beach

    5.0
    This beach break in Newport Oregon, is very fickle and doesn’t break cleanly very often. It's a wide open beach break, so it is usually exposed to too much swell. However, when the waves do line up, it's a fun beach break with several different peaks to choose from. It offers both lefts and right...
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  • Cannon Beach, Oregon

    Cannon Beach

    4.7
    Start your adventure by heading to Cannon Beach, Or. Either head west on Highway 26 from Portland, OR. or Highway 101 south from Aberdeen Wa. Plan to arrive at the town a few hours before sunset, the beach stretches a couple miles, and it is awesome to walk along the beach during the day. There i...
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