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Floras Lake

Moderate
(lake to orange bluffs)
3.5-mile loop
100 feet elevation gain

Difficult (lake to Blacklock Point)
8.3 miles round trip
250 feet elevation gain

Moderate (airport to Blacklock Point)
3.8 miles round trip
50 feet elevation gain 

Left: Windsurfers on Floras Lake.
Below right: Backpackers on the beach.
Below left: Blacklock Point.

A hot spot for beginning windsurfers and kite boarders, this sandy lake in the coastal dunes has also become a secret mecca for hikers and backpackers exploring the wildest part of the state’s coast. Quiet trails lead along forested bluffs and untrod beaches to Blacklock Point, a headland where time seems to have stopped centuries ago.

Drive Highway 101 ...

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


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