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Kilchis Point






Easy 
2.2-mile loop 
No elevation gain 


Left: Tillamook Bay from the viewpoint gazebo.


Once the largest Native American settlement on the Oregon Coast, Tillamook Bay’s Kilchis Point became a logging railroad headquarters and industrial area. But now the marshy forest here is being restored as a nature preserve. An easy hiking trail showcases the area’s history and leads to a beach where great blue herons and snowy egrets nest in trees.

To start, drive Highway 101 ...

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

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