WALKING ON SUNSHINE

Summers tend to be drier on Oregon's North Coast, with the occasional rainy day to keep things green. We recommend cool layers, weatherproof boots, and extra SPF this time of year.

Astoria Riverwalk

Easy level. A waterfront walkway through the town of Astoria past sea lions, ships, waterfront district, and with views of Washington's shoreline. Photo by: @amylenz77


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Astoria Riverwalk,
Astoria, OR, USA

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Cannon Beach Nature Loop

Easy level. A looped walk around ponds, a mossy spruce forest, and then back past wetlands. Signs describe bird and plant life and the effects of the 1964 tsunami.


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Cannon Beach Nature Trail OR,
Cannon Beach, OR, USA

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Cathedral Tree Trail

Moderate level. Several spectacular sights await on this hike like a 300-year old Sitka Spruce and the glorious Astoria column.


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Cathedral Tree Trail Trailhead,
Irving Avenue, Astoria, OR, USA

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Coffenbury Lake Loop

Easy level. Part of Fort Stevens State Park, the loop is close to campgrounds and is great for families with small children. Photo by: @mamiwataaaa


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Coffenbury Lake,
Warrenton, OR, USA

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Fort to Sea Trail

Moderate level. Starting at Fort Clatsop, the winter residence of Lewis & Clark, wind through woods, pasture, and finally end at Sunset Beach. Photo by: @krobertsvt


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Fort To Sea Trail,
Astoria, OR, USA

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Gearhart Ridge Path

Easy level. This loop hike starts in town and takes you out toward the dunes and famous estuary. In low tide, look out for sand dollars on the shore!


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Ridge Path,
Gearhart, OR, USA

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Neahkahnie Mountain

Moderate level. Zig and zag your way up, up, up to a small rocky peak with views stretching south along the coast. Photo by: @mylesawalsh


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Neahkahnie Trailhead Road,
Nehalem, OR, USA

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Seaside Promenade

Easy level. A wide, paved path running 1.5-miles along the shoreline in Seaside with ocean views and turnoffs to the beach.


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South Promenade,
Seaside, OR, USA

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Tillamook Head Trail

Moderate level. This traverse hike can be started either in Seaside or Cannon Beach going through forested paths with views of the ocean and Terrible Tilly lighthouse.


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Tillamook Head Trail,
Seaside, OR, USA

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