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Neahkahnie Mountain Professional Review and Guide
"A round-trip day hike at Oswald West State Park. Mention Neahkahnie Mountain, known in legends as the “Home of the Gods,” to some people and images of buried treasures light faces. Tales of riches, hidden by Spanish sailors in the early 1700s, prompt some modern-day treasure hunters to search for the valuable cargo. Skeptics claim the treasure may be in the sea or buried deep within the mountain, for the mountain has obviously shifted a great deal in the past 200 years. Still, it doesn’t stop the searching. Whether you’re into treasures or you just enjoy moderate hikes with great views and the chance of observing elk, then this trail is for you. It is located in the Oswald West State Park, and there is camping nearby at both Oswald West and Nehalem Bay State Parks. Special attractions: Magnificent views; oldgrowth trees; wildlife."
--Donna Lynn Ikenberry, Hiking Oregon (Ikenberry) (Falcon Guides).
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