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From Cape Meares, itís a few short miles down Meares Loop Rd. to a wild little clandestine beach called Short Beach. Look for Radar Rd., just a tiny bit north of MP 4.109 viewsThree capes, a couple of tiny towns, a collection of hidden spots, one lighthouse and some one-of-a-kind natural oddities: these are the wonders in abundance along this 25-mile stretch of Oregon coast. Itís here where 101 veers away from the beaches, and the coast road is instead this winding, twisting journey through thick, lush forests interrupted by the occasional explosion of stunning ocean vistas, all the while just a little ways away from a bundle of beaches that are guaranteed jaw-droppers.
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The Thrills of Oregon Coast's Three Capes Loop122 viewsTillamook, or Killamook, Indians inhabited a large area between Nehalem and the Salmon River and from the crest of the Coast Range to the Pacific Ocean, with their main village near the mouth of the Kilchis River. "Tillamook" translates as "Land of Many Waters." The earliest Tillamook inhabitants in the Netarts area also settled around 1400 (according to archeological work of Newman, 1959). Netarts originally extended from Cape Lookout to Cape Meares. In the language of the local Killamooks "Ne ta at",
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inside the lighthouse, really this is inside the light itself120 viewsCape Meares Lighthouse
Location: 10 miles west of Tillamook and the Pacific Coast Scenic Byway.
Noteworthy: Cape Meares Lighthouse can be viewed from the Cape Meares State Scenic Viewpoint. It stands 217 feet above ocean; and its 38-foot tower makes it the shortest on the Oregon coast.
Hiking: Trailheads from the main parking are to the lighthouse and viewpoints overlooking offshore islets inhabited by sea lions and nesting seabirds.
 
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