Hiking Oregon's Northern Coast and Beaches
Discover Oregon’s best kept secret — the northern coast! — on an adventure that’ll have you hiking, learning about local history and walking in the footsteps of Lewis and Clark.
Program No. 2165RJ
6 days
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Getting There
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At a Glance

Hike the beautiful northern Oregon coast and enjoy the spectacular vistas of the Haystack Rocks and the Needles jutting from the ocean. 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
Daily hikes of 3-6 miles, less than 600 feet gain/loss on any hike. Terrain varies from maintained trails to sandy beaches. Elevations of 0-450 feet.
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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