Short Sand Beach Trail is a hiking trail in Tillamook County, Oregon. It is within Oswald West State Park. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 96 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is a mile with a total elevation gain of 183 feet. Near the trailhead there are restrooms and parking. Near the end of the trail is a picnic site.
Short Sand Beach Trail Professional Reviews and Guides
"Looking for a short leg-stretcher with the kids? Join the surfers and head out to Oswald West State Park and this 0.5 mile strip of beach backed by deep woods.
The waters off the park are protected as Cape Falcon Marine Reserve and the shoreline as Cape Falcon Shoreside Marine Protected Area."
--Bonnie Henderson , Day Hiking Oregon Coast (The Mountaineers Books).
"Looking for a short leg-stretcher with the kids? Join the surfers and head out from Oswald West State Park to this crescent of beach backed by deep woods. Consider spending the night; in summer, carts are available to help you carry your gear 0.3 mile from car to campsite."
--Bonnie Henderson, Day Hiking: Oregon Coast (The Mountaineers Books).
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