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Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area, Pacific City

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Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area is a state park in Pacific City, Oregon, United States. Cape Kiwanda is on the Three Capes Scenic Route, which includes Cape Meares and Cape Lookout. Hiking to the top of Cape Kiwanda allows views of Nestucca Bay to the south and Cape Lookout to the north.A sea stack, named Chief Kiawanda Rock (note different spelling than Cape Kiwanda) is located 1/2mi southwest of the cape. It is one of three features along the Oregon Coast that are called "Haystack Rock," though the one in Cannon Beach is more widely known.
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  • This is Oregon at it's best in one small area! The hike to the point is a little arduous, but the rewards are spectacular and numerous! One can see the haystack rock with arch, tunnels with surf pound...  more »
  • An awesome experience for my adult sons and I to start our downtime together. We took in Haystack, then played in the tide pools, finally hiking part of the natural area. It was breathtaking! If you a...  more »
  • Take the sand dune close to the rock up to the top, go left, don't be a baby, go farther up and see the work of God, don't fall in  more »