Short Sand Beach Trail

Oswald West State Park, Oregon

Distance0.5mi
Elevation Gain183ft
Trailhead Elevation96ft
Top97ft
Elevation Min/Max20/97ft
Elevation Start/End96/96ft

Short Sand Beach Trail

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. This trail connects with the following: Oregon Coast Trail and Old Growth Forrest Trail.

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Day Hiking Oregon Coast (The Mountaineers Books)
Bonnie Henderson
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"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." Read more
Day Hiking: Oregon Coast (The Mountaineers Books)
Bonnie Henderson
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"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." Read more

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Trail Information

Oswald West State Park
Nearby City
Oswald West State Park
Parks
Dog-friendly, Kid-friendly
Accessibility
Easy to Moderate
Skill Level
Hiking
Additional Use
Oswald West State Park
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Dec 2018