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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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  • Even if you choose not to do the Three Capes drive, you could still detour to see this fantastic area. definitely worth going to because of the huge sand dune and rock that is bigger than Haystack roc...  more »
  • Beautiful walking beach area with a sand dune and tidal pools filled with sealife. You can see for miles from the top of the climbable sand dune. Spend at least an hour and probably more on a fair to ...  more »
  • Best beach in Northern OR. Not over populated, very clean, great atmosphere. Not a "touristy" town, just a small town feel and a great beach.