Cape Sebastian

Cape Sebastian from the north

  • Moderate (to cape)
  • 1.2 miles round trip
  • 200 feet elevation loss

  • Difficult (to Hunters Cove)
  • 3.8 miles round trip
  • 700 feet elevation loss

  • Moderate (to north beach)
  • 3.2 miles round trip
  • 700 feet elevation loss

An often-overlooked state park road leads to a spectacular viewpoint in the windswept meadows atop this huge coastal cliff. From there, a trail descends through spruce woods to one of Oregon’s most-photographed beaches—a scene framed with craggy islands.

Drive Highway 101 south …

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