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Nehalem, Oregon

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  • Tillamook, Oregon

    Octopus Tree Trail

    0.31 mi / 121 ft gain
    Octopus Tree Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Tillamook, 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

    Hike along Short Beach, Oregon

    5.0
    0.25 mi / 200 ft gain
    Hike: The trail is basically a handmade wooden staircase that takes you all the way down to the beach, so once you locate it, just keep following the stairs all the way down until you've reached the beach.Directions: Drive North along Cape Meares Loop Rd just past Oceanside until you reach the po...
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  • Tillamook, Oregon

    Relax at Oceanside Beach

    4.0
    Oceanside Beach is often passed over for Tunnel Beach just north. Both are great, but you're missing out if you don't head down to Oceanside and fly a kite.  There's a parking lot right next to the marked location. Park there, then head down to the beach—don't forget your kite! 
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  • Oceanside, Oregon

    Tunnel Beach

    5.0
    0.47 mi / 75 ft gain
    The main beach is located adjacent to Oceanside Beach State Park, which can be accessed via Cape Meares Loop/Netarts Oceanside Hwy. Once you arrive at the park, head down towards the beach and start walking North. You'll notice a little hole-in-the-wall past a small group of rocks which you'll h...
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  • Oceanside, Oregon

    Oceanside Beach Trail

    4.0
    0.86 mi / 144 ft gain
    Oceanside Beach Trail is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Tillamook, Oregon.
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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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  • Seaside, Oregon

    Saddle Mountain Trail

    4.7
    4.59 mi / 1644 ft gain
    Saddle Mountain is a pretty stellar spot if you are looking for a beginner/intermediate hike with incredible views close to Portland. The trail is a 5.2 mile round trip trail with an elevation gain of 1600 ft that starts at the Saddle Mountain Trailhead. You can actually camp right at the trail...
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  • Tillamook, Oregon

    King's Mountain

    4.5
    4.47 mi / 2461 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 &a...
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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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  • Seaside, Oregon

    Del Rey Beach

    5.0
    Less than 2 hours from Portland, set the GPS to Gearhart, and drive out onto Del Ray Beach for the sunset with your significant other. This is the only beach in the state of Oregon that you are allowed to drive on. If you have four wheel drive, take a little drive through the incoming waves and ...
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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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  • Astoria, Oregon

    Youngs River Falls

    4.5
    0.33 mi / 59 ft gain
    Youngs River Falls is a scenic 50-foot waterfall on Youngs River, about 15 minutes outside of Astoria. The falls are somewhat unique in that the base is located only about 10 feet above sea level From Astoria. The falls have been featured in several movies, most notably Free Willy 2 and Teenage M...
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  • Tillamook, Oregon

    Short Hike to Munson Creek Falls

    4.0
    0.4 mi
    Located just outside of Tillamook, Oregon, Munson Creek Falls is a must do if you're in the area. Standing at almost 320 feet tall, Munson Creek Falls is one of few waterfalls in Oregon that is over 300ft tall.Because of heavy storms in the area there has been a build up of fallen trees around th...
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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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  • Cloverdale, Oregon

    North Trail

    3.0
    4.22 mi / 1053 ft gain
    The North Trail at Cape Lookout State Park in Oregon is a challenging (hilly) route with beautiful views of the Pacific Ocean. Start at trailhead along Cape Lookout Road. There are 3 trails available, North, Cape Lookout, and South trails.  Follow signs for the North trail. The trail drops stee...
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