Cape Lookout Trailhead
|Address:||Cape Lookout Trailhead, Cloverdale, OR 97112, USA|
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Cape Lookout State Park has multiple hiking trails. This trail is among one of the more popular ones because it leads you to the steep cliffs which provide gorgeous views of the ocean and adjacent cliffs. Cape Lookout is also one of the prime locations for whale watching. Some have even said they've seen sea lions and orcas from the capes.
This slightly downhill trail is typically muddy and can be slippery at times. There are boardwalks in some of the really bad areas.
This is a beautiful hike that goes through the lush, green, coastal forest. Sometimes the trail can be a bit crowded depending on when you go.
Elevation gain: about 400 ft
Roundtrip: about 5.0 miles
NOTE: There is a $5 fee to use Cape Lookout State Park. AND MAKE SURE TO HOLD ON TO LITTLE ONES AT THE END OF THE TRAIL SO THEY DON'T FALL OFF THE 400 FT CLIFF.
Be courteous, informed, and prepared. Read trailhead guidelines, stay on the trail, and don’t feed the wildlife.Read More
From Cloverdale, Oregon
- Head east on Brook St toward Campground St (161 ft)
- Turn left onto Campground St (427 ft)
- Turn right onto US-101 N (10.5 mi)
- Turn left onto Sandlake Rd (4.3 mi)
- Continue straight onto Cape Lookout Rd (3.3 mi)
- Turn left onto Cape Lookout Trailhead (269 ft)
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