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Address: Indian Beach Trailhead, Seaside, OR
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Rocky, Muddy Hike but worth the effort

Went to run it but the footing was difficult for running but good for hiking, through forest, good views here and there. Fair amount of climbing and expect mud if any recent... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Went to run it but the footing was difficult for running but good for hiking, through forest, good views here and there. Fair amount of climbing and expect mud if any recent rain. Enjoyed it for sure once I gave up the idea of running consistently

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

My husband surfed while I hiked this trail with our dog. I started from Cannon Beach (Indian Beach at Ecola state park) - one day just went to first lookout past hiker's camp, the other day went further. Trail pretty muddy as you get closer to Seaside - but beautiful views and not too crowded!

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Portland, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We hiked part of the way looking for the overlook to see the ocean but never found it so we turned back. It was rainy and muddy, not a pleasant day to hike outside.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I loved this hike. It is strenuous, suuuuuper muddy and awesome. I took my 7, 9 and 15 year old sons and it was great. My kids are good hikers though, and I probably wouldn't advise this for most younger kids. It's been a couple years, but we went during a lengthy hot/dry spell in August and the trail was... More 

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Plano, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

What a contrast in a delightful way to the really really cheesy tacky east coast tourist grabs of seaside. You need good boots a camera and eyes wide open to real beauty you will really enjoy this

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Unbelievable! But be prepared for an uphill hike until you get to the top....and yes, can be slippery--good traction soles and don't forget the camera. Spend the day at Indian beach or continue on to the next section of trail which takes you down to Crescent Beach.....

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Hiked after a night of rain, beautiful but also very slippery. Be sure to wear shoes with really good traction and bring a walking stick. And a camera.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Tillamook Head Trail is a 6.5 - 7 mile (one way) hike high above the shoreline between Indian Beach and Seaside, Oregon. It promises to be an experience for both new and experienced hikers. Hikers can catch the trailhead at either end but parking cars at both ends or arranging for a shuttle or pick-up at the end will be... More 

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Seaside, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This hike isn't your typical paved, flat, redwoods forest hike. For that, go to California. If you really want to experience a rainforest hike, this hike has it all. This year is possibly even muddier than usual so wear well broken in hiking boots that you don't mind having to hose down afterward. I typically hike this trail south to... More 

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Silverdale, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

The trail from Ecola State Park north to Seaside has the most amazing views, but after rain, parts of it were muddy and slippery, with a tree across one section making crossing very risky for "older" folk. Indian Beach is beautiful as are the the views from all viewpoints along the trail.

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