Choose Your Pace: Hiking Oregon's Northern Coast and Beaches
Discover Oregon’s best kept secret — the northern coast — on an adventure that’ll have you learning about local history as you walk in the footsteps of Lewis and Clark at your own pace.
Program No. 2165RJ
6 days
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Getting There
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At a Glance

Enjoy the spectacular vistas of the Haystack Rocks and the Needles jutting from the ocean with a variety of hikes to choose from along the beautiful northern Oregon coast. Trailside discussions introduce regional history, geology, birds and plants. Discover old-growth Sitka spruce forests and view Tillamook Head Lighthouse Island, and walk the beaches along Oregon’s majestic coast.
Activity Level
Moderately Challenging
Each day, choose from multiple hiking options based on your desired level of challenge and pace, ranging from 3-6 miles on varied terrain. Elevations of 0-450 feet.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Consider the adventures of Lewis and Clark as you take an excursion to Fort Clatsop, where the explorers spent the rainy winter of 1806.
  • View the 1906 Peter Iredale shipwreck, one of the most famous wrecks in the Graveyard of the Pacific.
  • Visit the Cape Meare Lighthouse and Wildlife Refuge and take in the sight of the impressive Octopus Tree, a massive Sitka spruce.
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