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Cape Lookout State Park Beaches: Wild, Wondrous Skies, Trees
Three Capes Loop Virtual Tour, Oregon Coast: Oceanside, Netarts, Tierra Del Mar, Pacific City


Something about Cape Lookout State Park seems especially conducive to stunning skies. Sunset along these soft, sandy beaches can fire up these clouds just offshore and at times create incredible reflections in the wet strand closer to the tideline.

Massive, soaring trees here at Cape Lookout– stripped bare from the middle downwards by constant winds and wild conditions – offer up impressive silhouettes during such sunset moments. Grand and stately in stature, these are monsters by most Oregon coast arboreal standards.

The beach goes on for about a quarter mile to the south, but several miles to the north, becoming less and less hospitable to the hiker as it thins out closer to the Netarts Spit, getting a bit dangerous.

More updates on Cape Lookout State Park below.

Finding Sea Lions and Bald Eagles in N. Oregon Coast's Tillamook County
14 Aug 2018 at 10:42pm
The middle rock actually has an impressive hole in the middle, but this can only be seen by going a few miles north to the cliffs of Cape Meares. (Below, bald eagle photos courtesy Patti Berry of Rock...
How Did the Oregon Coast Come to Be - and When?
2 Aug 2018 at 10:23pm
Or for that matter: when? (Above: aerial view of Arch Cape). It?s an insanely complex answer. But the shortest answer, arrived at by skipping over whole gobs of important stuff: probably about ten mil...
The Jaw-Dropping Sights Below an Oregon Coast Lighthouse
4 Aug 2018 at 10:30am
Cutting through the state park is Cape Creek, and the southern side of that is still called Devil?s Elbow. Interestingly, this was the site of a bad horror film made in this area in the ?80s, which am...
N. Oregon Coast Nature Hike Events Around Manzanita Provide Breathtaking Sights
9 Jul 2018 at 12:44pm
The Lower Nehalem Watershed Council, Lower Nehalem Community Trust, Friends of Cape Falcon Marine Reserve, and the Oregon Coast Aquarium will be on hand to guide this family-friendly event. A morning ...