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North Head




Easy
(to North Head)
0.6-mile loop
30 feet elevation gain

Moderate (to McKenzie Head)
4 miles round trip
400 feet elevation gain 

Left: North Head Lighthouse

A picturesque lighthouse tops the surf-pounded cliffs of North Head. For a quick visit, take the 0.6-mile loop to the lighthouse itself.  If you’re still going strong, continue 1.7 miles to the historic artillery bunker at McKenzie Head.

From Astoria, take  ...

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

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