Netarts, Oregon

Historic Sites

Cape Meares Lighthouse. 10 miles west of Tillamook.

Scenic Byways

Pacific Coast Scenic Byway - Oregon
Starts in Astoria and continues south to Brookings. Length: 363 miles; 584.2 km. Time to Allow: 12 hours.

Three Capes Scenic Loop
35-mile byway off Highway 101 between Tillamook and Pacific City starting at Cape Kiwanda and continuing along Cape Meares and Cape Lookout.

Related Web Sites

General History Of The Town Of Netarts

State Parks

Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area. Toll-free: 1-800-551-6949. GPS: Lat: 45.21559 N; Long: -123.9697 W.

Cape Lookout State Park. Located on a sand spit between Netarts Bay and the ocean. Phone: 503-842-4981; Toll-free: 1-800-551-6949. GPS: Lat: 45.36682 N; Long: -123.962148 W.

Cape Meares State Scenic Viewpoint. Toll-free: 1-800-551-6949. GPS: Lat: 45.469878 N; Long: -123.968901 W.

Munson Creek State Natural Area. Toll-free: 1-800-551-6949. GPS: Lat: 45.365364 N; Long: -123.804079 W.
Munson Creek Falls and hiking trails.

Oceanside Beach State Recreation Site. Toll-free: 1-800-551-6949. GPS: Lat: 45.461173 N; Long: -123.970468 W.

Unique and Unusual

The Octopus Tree
Located in Cape Meares State Park, the octopus tree is an old growth spruce tree with branches growing like massive tentacles.

Wildlife Refuges

Cape Meares National Wildlife Refuge
Located along the Three Capes Scenic Route approximately ten miles west of the town of Tillamook. Established in 1938 to protect coastal old growth forest. Huge sitka spruce and western hemlock, some over 200 feet tall and hundreds of years old, provide habitat for federally threatened bird species, including bald eagles.

Three Arch Rocks Refuge

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