One of Tillamook Coast’s most cherished treasures is Cape Meare's lighthouse. Tucked away amidst the natural beauty that adorns the National Wildlife Refuge and Cape Meares State Scenic Viewpoint it can be found at the north end of the stunning Three Capes Scenic Route.
Grab your walking shoes and your sense of adventure when you head out to hike the Kilchis Point Reserve Interpretive Trails. Consisting of 200 pristine acres located adjacent to Tillamook Bay, Kilchis Point is owned, protected and maintained by the Tillamook County Pioneer Museum.
The sound of rushing water among lush green foliage and crystal blue skies is enough to entice anyone to make the seven mile trip south of Tillamook to hike Munson Creek Falls. Its stunning 319-foot drop makes it one of Oregon’s largest waterfalls and the tallest in the Coast Range, and yet another valued prize of the impressive Tillamook Coast.
Nature lovers, treasure hunters and history buffs will all get their fill hiking the impressive Neahkahnie Mountain. Named by Native Americans, the mountain means “place of supreme deity” because they believed the view was fit for the gods. And it really is the spectacularly dramatic views that give this hike its notoriety.
Oswald West State Park has a lovely secluded white sand beach stretching over four miles of coastline flanked by a dense temperate rainforest. There are miles of hiking trails leading to stunning views of the Pacific Ocean.
If you’re looking for the most breathtaking views of the Tillamook Coast, the Three Capes Scenic Loop is the perfect place to start. Beginning in downtown Tillamook, this short 40-mile jaunt along the water reveals some of the most majestic natural landscapes that the Oregon coast has to offer.