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Cape Kiwanda Trailhead

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

Kayakers entering the water at the Cape Kiwanda Trailhead (bobcat)


Hikes starting here

Fees and Regulations

  • Dogs on leash
  • Vehicles can park on the beach here
  • There is a county campground opposite the trailhead

Driving Directions

From Beaverton, drive about 15 miles west on Highway 26 and go left on Highway 6 for Banks and Tillamook.

Drive 51.9 miles on Highway 6.

At the junction with Highway 101 in Tillamook (second traffic light), turn left for Hebo and Newport.

Drive 25.1 miles on Highway 101 and make a right turn onto Brooten Road for Pacific City, Cape Kiwanda and Sand Lake.

After 2.7 miles, turn left onto Pacific Avenue for Netarts, Oceanside, and the Three Capes Scenic Area.

Cross a bridge over the Nestucca River and reach a Stop sign after 0.2 miles.

Turn right here onto Cape Kiwanda Drive and go 1.0 miles to turn left into the vast parking area for the Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area.

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Oregon Hikers Field Guide is built as a collaborative effort by its user community. While we make every effort to fact-check, information found here should be considered anecdotal. You should cross-check against other references before planning a hike. Trail routing and conditions are subject to change. Please contact us if you notice errors on this page.

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