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Tillamook Head Traverse Hike

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Address: Indian Beach Trailhead, Seaside, OR

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Amazing Views!

We hiked the Clatsop Loop from Indian Beach, south of Seaside. The hike took us just under two hours, taking our time to take in all of the views. We recommend going up on the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Langley, British Columbia
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Langley, British Columbia
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We hiked the Clatsop Loop from Indian Beach, south of Seaside. The hike took us just under two hours, taking our time to take in all of the views. We recommend going up on the Eastern trail that follows the gravel path, and going down on the Western path that is closer to the coast. The Western trail can be... More 

Thank chadnehring
Washington State
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Closed due to downed trees 3/8/17. We have hiked this from the Seaside side until a slide closed it last time. Steep at points and muddy as you would expect but easy to follow. We will try again in the summer.

Thank JimSei
Placitas, New Mexico
2 reviews
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Reviewed 4 April 2017

We had a great hike on a beautiful March day, the weather had cleared which helped dry the trail out a bit. It had been a rainy week so it was a bit sloppy but still doable and enjoyable. The views more very nice and the forest was so enchanting. We probably went about 5 miles in 2 hours,very good... More 

1 Thank Deborah316
New York City, New York
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Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful area even when the wind is blowing 40 knots and the rain is just a continuous downpour. We're going back in a few months, will update then as well as post some pics!

Thank Erinn B
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6 reviews
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Definitely bring your hiking boots and waterproof gear for our NW weather. This trail is rated as moderate (by experts). We (2 adults -+ 2 kids) parked and launched from Southern Seaside - made it about a mile through rocky and puddled terrain (approx 750 feet elevation) before turning back. Also would be beneficial to pack a lunch/snack if you... More 

Thank Cameron B
Wainwright, Canada
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

The scenery is so incredibly beautiful along the Oregon coast, this is just a small sample of what you will see starting in Astoria all the way down Hwy 101. We had overcast skies on the day we were there, but still managed to get lots of great shots. Highly recommended...D'

Thank ThomasCody
Lawrence, Kansas
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Reviewed 6 October 2016

I set out on the solo hike with very little information about distances. I knew it had a good climb. It was a rainy misty weekday and I only saw two groups of hikers. Since I was not sure of distances and I was by myself i just hiked in two hours and came back. When I turned around I... More 

Thank Jana W
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Reviewed 1 October 2016

This hike is not for the feint of heart! It is in one of the prettiest parks in Oregon. So worth the drive, but go on a sunny day. It is at the end of a long winding road and can be scary in the rain. The hike from the Ecola State Park side is straight up hill and an... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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Reviewed 21 September 2016

I only went part way up, but the trees and flowers were so beautiful! I saw ferns of all different ages. The soil made my feet feel like they were walking on cushions. It was great to know that the forest has recovered from the "6 year jinx".

Thank Robert M
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Reviewed 8 September 2016

Gorgeous old growth rain forrest. Stunning views near the top that overlooked the ocean. 20 of us on the hike, including 10 grandchildren.

Thank Vaughn H

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