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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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  • Great views north and south along the shore. And an excellent place to stop for a picnic lunch with a view. A bit of a trudge up the sandy trail, but well worth the effort. 
  • We've been coming here for 35 years, rain and shine, and are never disappointed. Rejuvenating anytime and always new even after all this time. 
  • Little off the 101 but one of the best beaches we stopped at, drive your vehicle on the beach and picnic. Swimming, surfing or exploring the beach and and a fantastic brew pub (Pelican bay) I will be ...  more »