Day Hiking: Oregon Coast Guide Book

by Bonnie Henderson (The Mountaineers Books)
Day Hiking Oregon Coast  by Bonnie Henderson

235pp/photos/maps
ISBN: 1594850267

The classic favorite, 120 Hikes on the Oregon Coast, completely updated and now in a more portable, user-friendly format! Day Hiking: Oregon Coast includes: hikes ranging from easy beach walks to a multi-day trek of the Oregon Coast Trail; all trails rated for difficulty level and overall quality of the hike; two-color maps, charts, and elevation profiles throughout; quick-reference chart lists hikes by features such as hidden beaches, bay spits, lakes, or sand dunes; sidebars on natural history, flora and fauna, and geology of the area; and suggestions of additional activities such as tide pooling, wildlife viewing, and camping.

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Trails from the "Day Hiking: Oregon Coast" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 120.
... Preview: This is the most direct route between Floras Lake and Blacklock Point by foot. Otherwise it doesn’t have much to recommend it: no views, just dense forest slowly descending south toward the beach. Tu ... From the guidebook "Day Hiking: Oregon Coast"
Denmark, OR - Hiking - Trail Length: 3
... Preview: The trails of Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor are not very long, but they get you quickly to some remote and spectacularly scenic spots on the rugged south coast. String them together and you ... From the guidebook "Day Hiking: Oregon Coast"
Carpenterville, OR - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.3
... Preview: In addition to the trail leading through the dunes to Baker Beach (used mainly by a local outfitter for horseback beach rides), additional short trails have been developed here for riding and walking. ... From the guidebook "Day Hiking: Oregon Coast"
Heceta Beach, OR - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.8
... Preview: The highway hugs the shoreline south of Port Orford, but it’s high above the beach—out of sight and sound for beach walkers on this long stretch of sand. Enjoy an out-and-back walk south of historic B ... From the guidebook "Day Hiking: Oregon Coast"
Port Orford, OR - Hiking - Trail Length: 5
... Preview: In 1906 a real estate broker from Kansas City envisioned a second Atlantic City on the sand spit separating Tillamook Bay from the Pacific Ocean. By 1914 as many as 600 building lots had been sold in ... From the guidebook "Day Hiking: Oregon Coast"
Barview, OR - Hiking - Trail Length: 8
... Preview: Devils Punchbowl hosts a dramatic water show at high tide; a short walk to the north, extensive tide pools teem with life at low tide. The combination makes it an ideal destination for an out-and-back ... From the guidebook "Day Hiking: Oregon Coast"
Otter Rock, OR - Hiking - Trail Length: 3
... Preview: One local resident characterizes Blacklock Point as “the land of the lost” or “the Land of Oz.” Even if you don’t get lost, the place has that kind of feel to it—like you might encounter winged monkey ... From the guidebook "Day Hiking: Oregon Coast"
Denmark, OR - Hiking - Trail Length: 15.25
... Preview: Bluebill Lake is a tranquil spot, especially at the end of the day when the frog chorus is tuned up. This forty-acre “lake” is actually dry most of the year but serves as wetland habitat in winter. Th ... From the guidebook "Day Hiking: Oregon Coast"
Glasgow, OR - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.25
... Preview: At Hunter Creek, US 101 begins its slow ascent of Cape Sebastian. Far below the highway the beach stretches out, wide and remote, inviting to beach walkers with a love of solitude. From the guidebook "Day Hiking: Oregon Coast"
Hunter Creek, OR - Hiking - Trail Length: 6.5
... Preview: The coves on the north and south sides of Cape Arago offer good opportunities year-round for watching coastal wildlife, from the tiny residents of tide pools to huge elephant seals. So good, in fact ... From the guidebook "Day Hiking: Oregon Coast"
Charleston, OR - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.8
... Preview: Meandering through oldgrowth forest east of Cape Arago, the pack trail follows an old wagon road that once led down to Whiskey Run Beach and Bandon. It was revived during World War II as an access rou ... From the guidebook "Day Hiking: Oregon Coast"
Charleston, OR - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.25
... Preview: Cape Arago Shoreline Trail is a section of the Oregon Coast Trail between Sunset Bay and Cape Arago State Parks that makes an appealing and varied day hike; if possible, arrange a car shuttle for this ... From the guidebook "Day Hiking: Oregon Coast"
Charleston, OR - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.5
... Preview: In contrast to the dense vegetation covering all but the very tip of Blacklock Point, Cape Blanco is bare and windswept. The park occupies much of the nearly 2000-acre former Hughes family ranch, whic ... From the guidebook "Day Hiking: Oregon Coast"
Sixes, OR - Hiking - Trail Length: 10
... Preview: Most of the hiking trails at Cape Blanco State Park are on the north side of the cape, but the shoreline south of the lighthouse offers plenty of beach to walk, from the tip of the cape to the mouth o ... From the guidebook "Day Hiking: Oregon Coast"
Sixes, OR - Hiking - Trail Length: 12.6
... Preview: From the cape’s interpretive center, the Oregon Coast Trail rolls south through the forest 1.3 miles along the route of the old stage road. Follow it to access Gwynn Creek or Cummins Creek Trails, or ... From the guidebook "Day Hiking: Oregon Coast"
Yachats, OR - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.3
... Preview: The longest unbroken forested stretch of the Oregon Coast Trail runs from Arch Cape to the highway below Neahkahnie Mountain. Arrange a shuttle car and hike it all, or make a shorter out-and-back hike ... From the guidebook "Day Hiking: Oregon Coast"
Neahkahnie Beach, OR - Hiking - Trail Length: 13.5
... Preview: Cape Ferrelo isn’t the tallest cape on the coast, but it offers some outstanding views. A walk south from the cape on the Oregon Coast Trail leads to Lone Ranch Wayside, the southernmost day-use area ... From the guidebook "Day Hiking: Oregon Coast"
Brookings, OR - Hiking - Trail Length: 1
... Preview: The highlight is the climb up Cape Kiwanda’s sandy saddle— a 120-foot ascent that feels more like 300—and the sliding descent on the other side. Unlike its sister capes to the north, Cape Kiwanda is m ... From the guidebook "Day Hiking: Oregon Coast"
Woods, OR - Hiking - Trail Length: 4
... Preview: From the top of Cape Lookout you can hike 2 miles down to a secluded beach with a small tide-pool area. Continue your hike down the beach before returning, if you like, or arrange for a shuttle car at ... From the guidebook "Day Hiking: Oregon Coast"
Sandlake, OR - Hiking - Trail Length: 4
... Preview: This stretch of the Oregon Coast Trail serves day hikers as a link from the sea-level campground to trails taking off from atop Cape Lookout. Between the campground and the picnic area is a 0.25-mile ... From the guidebook "Day Hiking: Oregon Coast"
Sandlake, OR - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.5

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