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Clatsop Spit

South Jetty at Clatsop Spit
(jetty exploration)
1.2 miles round trip
No elevation gain

Moderate (around Clatsop Spit)
4.5-mile loop
No elevation gain

Huge waves explode against the boulders of the South Jetty, where the Columbia River meets the ocean.   Freighters steam nearby. Brown pelicans circle offshore, then suddenly dive beak-first in the hopes of scooping up fish.

To find the jetty, drive Highway ...

For a quick hike, park at ...

For a more strenuous...

Start the loop at the far ...

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

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