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Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area, Pacific City

Categories: Beaches, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
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4.7/5 based on 100+ reviews on the web
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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  • Enormous beach area great for hiking and pics, with some places you can drive onto the beach. Definitely worth a stop. 
  • This is a tall sand dune with a well worth the climb view from the top. You can watch for whales, watch the Dory Boats, take your pups for a fun climb in the sand. 
  • There was no sign on Hwy 101 that I saw driving south but I knew once we entered Pacific City that we had gone too far. Unless people know about this ahead of time its possible to drive right by but C...  read more »
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