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Short Sand South Trailhead

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

From the trailhead, you'll be hiking down Necarney Creek (bobcat)


Hikes starting here

Fees, Regulations, Facilities

  • Trails closed 10:00 p.m. - 6:00 a.m.; no overnight parking
  • Dogs on leash

Driving Directions

From Portland:

Drive Highway 26 west for 68.7 miles from Beaverton (where Highway 217 merges with 26 westbound).

At the western terminus of Highway 26, keep left for Highway 101 South, Cannon Beach, and Tillamook.

After 0.4 miles, merge with Highway 101 South.

Drive south past the exits for Cannon Beach 14.2 miles to a large pullout on the right for Oswald West State Park. This is the third parking area you will pass in this 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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