hikes

HIKES BY AREA: Oregon Coast

March 22, 2014

Crescent Beach

Crescent Beach is one of the most photographed beaches in Oregon. Located at Ecola State Park, the beach is accessible via a 1-1/4 mile hike through coastal forest.

January 26, 2014

Cannon Beach

For a less crowded walk along the beach at Cannon Beach, park at Tolovana and head south on the beach.

September 10, 2013

Cape Lookout hike

A trail through coastal forest to the end of a two mile long cape has fantastic views and lots of mucky mud.

June 29, 2013

Nehalem Spit

Located between the Pacific ocean and Nehalem Bay near the quaint town of Manzanita, Nehalem Spit is a 4 mile long narrow section of land known as a sand spit. At the south end, the Nehalem River enters the ocean at a jetty, and Neahkahnie Mountain is at the north end.

June 15, 2013

Cape Lookout

Camping at Cape Lookout for the 13th timeā€¦ super low tides, sunsets and beach time.

March 30, 2013

Cape Falcon

Coastal forest hike to a rocky cape.

March 23, 2013

Ecola Point to Indian Beach

Located in Ecola State Park, this hike goes through thick coastal forest to Indian Beach.

November 22, 2012

Thanksgiving 2012: Crescent Beach

Starting at the Ecola Point parking lot, this hike goes through coastal forest, then descends to a hike-in only beach.

September 8, 2012

Netarts Spit

While camping at Cape Lookout, we hiked to the end of Netarts Spit for a super long 10 mile roundtrip hike.

September 7, 2012

Camping at Cape Lookout

Keeping our tradition of camping at Cape Lookout twice each summer for the past six years, we spent the weekend at Cape Lookout and added a hike to the end of Netarts Spit (see separate blog post).