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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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  • I absolutely LOVE this place. It's true that it can get quite busy, but I was here last Memorial Day weekend and it wasn't horrible. There so much beach area, and many places up the giant sand hill wh...  more »
  • We arrived around 11AM on a Saturday, were were pleased to find the large dune fairly uncrowded. So up we went! The 360 degree vistas on top are well worth the rigorous hike up this several hundred fo...  more »
  • We have been enjoying this area for 50 years, and it has changed dramatically! The weather/wind is eroding the hill and tree's are almost non-existent now. Wont be long before this natural wonder is g...  more »