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Best trails in Oswald West State Park

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Looking for a great trail in Oswald West State Park, Oregon? AllTrails has 12 great hiking trails, views trails, forest trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 6 easy trails in Oswald West State Park ranging from 0.7 to 1.7 miles and from 95 to 413 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description
Located just two hours from Portland, Oswald West State Park is situated along four miles of beautiful, forested coastline. It features sandy beaches and a vast network of hiking trails. Cape Falcon Trail, the Oregon Coast Trail, and Neahkahnie Mountain are some of the most popular areas for visiting hikers. The beach is also a popular destination for surfers. Although the park was once home to a tent campground, the park closed it down and no longer offer campsites for overnight visitors.
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Map of trails in Oswald West State Park
Park information
Acreage
2474 acres
Mailing address
Oswald West State Park
US 101, 10 miles S
Cannon Beach, OR
Contact
503-368-3575
Top trails (12)
#1 - Neahkahnie Mountain via Oregon Coast Trail [CLOSED]
Oswald West State Park
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Length: 3.9 mi • Est. 2 h 25 m
Note: This trail is currently closed due to COVID-19.Show more
#2 - Cape Falcon Trail [CLOSED]
Oswald West State Park
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Length: 4.6 mi • Est. 2 h 16 m
It has been reported this trail has a temporary closure due to COVID-19. Please see the park's website for up to date information.Show more
#3 - Neahkahnie Mountain via Oregon Coast Trail [CLOSED]
Oswald West State Park
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Length: 2.8 mi • Est. 1 h 44 m
Hike to the top of this coastal peak for terrific views over the Paciific. This tall peak on the northern Oregon coast has a great views out over the pacific from a viewpoint at the top. this route beShow more
#4 - Neahkahnie Mountain (Northern Approach) [CLOSED]
Oswald West State Park
hardYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(165)
Length: 9.6 mi • Est. 5 h 44 m
It has been reported this trail has a temporary closure due to COVID-19. Please see the park's website for up to date information.Show more
#5 - Oregon Coast Trail: Arch Cape to Devil's Cauldron [CLOSED]
Oswald West State Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(53)
Length: 8.5 mi • Est. 4 h 39 m
It has been reported this trail has a temporary closure due to COVID-19. Please see the park's website for up to date information.Show more
#6 - Devil's Cauldron Trail [CLOSED]
Oswald West State Park
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Length: 0.5 mi • Est. 15 m
It has been reported this trail has a temporary closure due to COVID-19. Please see the park's website for up to date information.Show more
#7 - Short Sand Beach Trail [CLOSED]
Oswald West State Park
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Length: 1.2 mi • Est. 32 m
It has been reported this trail has a temporary closure due to COVID-19. Please see the park's website for up to date information.Show more
#8 - Elk Flats Trail [CLOSED]
Oswald West State Park
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Length: 2.9 mi • Est. 1 h 35 m
It has been reported this trail has a temporary closure due to COVID-19. Please see the park's website for up to date information.Show more
#9 - Short Sands Beach via Cape Falcon Trail [CLOSED]
Oswald West State Park
easyYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(38)
Length: 1.7 mi • Est. 49 m
It has been reported this trail has a temporary closure due to COVID-19. Please see the park's website for up to date information.Show more
#10 - Necarney Creek and Oregon Coast to South Beach Access [CLOSED]
Oswald West State Park
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Length: 0.8 mi • Est. 23 m
This is a shorter trail to Short Sand Beach from the south parking lot than linking to the normal Short Sand Beach Trail. Follow Necarney Creek to the Oregon Coast trail (over the bridge on left headiShow more
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