Tahkenitch Creek

Mouth of Tahkenitch Creek

(short loop)
1.6-mile loop
50 feet elevation gain

Moderate (to ocean)
2 miles round trip
80 feet elevation gain 

Left: Mouth of Tahkenitch Creek.
Below: Sanderlings on the beach.

An easy trail network follows this lovely, meandering creek through the dunes. If you don’t mind taking off your shoes for a short wade, you can cross the creek to a rarely visited ocean beach strewn with sand dollars. Start by driving ...

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This chapter taken from the book 100 Hikes/Travel Guide: Oregon Coast & Coast Range.

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