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Cape Lookout Day Use Trailhead

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

The beach near the trailhead parking area (bobcat)


Hikes starting here

Fees and Regulations

  • $5 day use fee
  • Picnic area
  • Restrooms, campground and cabins for rent
  • Dogs on leash

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) keep straight on First Street for Highway 131, Netarts, Oceanside, and Cape Lookout.

After 0.5 miles, turn left onto Birch Street and drive 0.1 miles before making a right onto Third Street for Highway 131 W, Netarts, Oceanside, Cape Lookout State Park, and the Three Capes Scenic Route.

Drive 1.4 miles to a junction and keep straight on Highway 131.

In another 3.2 miles, bear left onto Whisky Creek Road for Cape Lookout State Park.

Drive 5.2 miles along the shore of Netarts Bay and then turn right for Cape Lookout State Park.

In 0.4 miles, keep straight for the day-use area.

It’s another 0.3 miles, passing by a fee station, to the large parking area above the beach.

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