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Silver Point

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

Sea stack at Silver Point (bobcat)


Silver Point lies at the south end of Tolovana Beach. It is a low headland formed when the Columbia River Basalt Flows (c. 15 million years ago) reached the Pacific Ocean and then extensively eroded by wave action. The rocks offshore and the larger sea stack of Jockey Cap (actually a sea arch in the making) were originally part of the headland. They are part of the Oregon Islands National Wildlife Refuge.

Silver Point is cut off at high tide, but can usually be negotiated at most times of the day. It leads to a small isolated stretch of beach with no public access from the highway. This beach is bounded by Humbug Point at its south end.

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