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Cape Flattery Trail

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Address: Neah Bay, WA

This trail overlooks the northwestern-most point in the contiguous United...

This trail overlooks the northwestern-most point in the contiguous United States.

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Although I've grown up spending much of my summers on the beaches and waterfront wilderness of Vancouver Island and the West Coast of BC, Washington, and Oregon, this is a... read more

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Seattle, Washington
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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Although I've grown up spending much of my summers on the beaches and waterfront wilderness of Vancouver Island and the West Coast of BC, Washington, and Oregon, this is a standout. There are equally impressive locations elsewhere, but few if any are as accessible. The trail down to the viewpoints is a mix of boardwalk and root-stabilized paths through the... More 

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Langley, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

An interesting downhill walk through trees of character and views of Makah sandstone cliffs. The power of the ocean and the caves is humbling and the geology is jaw dropping. Take a look to the right-hand side caves from the viewpoint. With binoculars take a peek at the perilous nests, seemingly on bare rock walls made by the Common Murre,... More 

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SF Bay Area
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23 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I feel the need to counterbalance some of these extremely enthusiastic reviews. Yes, it's a very nice trail, well maintained, with nicely-placed view points. The loaner walking sticks were a good touch, and it IS a nice view. But if you've seen other parts of the Oregon coast, or Big Sur, or any coast that isn't flat like, say, Florida...well,... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my family out to the Olympic National Park and I would say that coming all the way out to the Cape was one of the highlights of the trip. The parking is easy, the path down is pretty low level and the view is breathtaking My only regret is that I did not push my children and do... More 

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SeaTac, Washington
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pleasant trail in serene forest that with some elevation on dirt paths and wooden walkway, well worth any exertion when you see the spectacular views at the three observation points. Plenty of convenient locations to pay for your pass, too. Well worth the drive to see the gorgeous location.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was staying in Port Angeles and made this into a day trip- it was DEFINITELY worth it. The hike out to the point wasn't too difficult but on the day I was there you could grab a walking stick to borrow with an option to purchase. I had one of my own but would recommend grabbing one for the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We traveled there in late June traveling Hwy 101 around Crescent which is very beautiful, lots of turnouts and the road is in great shape. Our return trip was the beach route Hwy 112 which we found the road in poor condition choppy, lots of logging trucks, wash outs and not much to see. Flattery Point is one of those... More 

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Tampa, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were hitting quite a few places on the Olympic Pennisula and almost didn't make it up there. We've been taking our daughter to many of the national parks. We've been to Yosemite, Glacier, Yellowston, GC, Bryce, Zion, Smokies...I don't think I've been to a more beautiful spot. I was worried my parents would have trouble and they did going... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You'll drive until the road ends at a parking lot. The drive from Cresent Lake was beautiful especially when you start to get views of The Strait. We even saw bald Eagles flying over the water. The 1 1/2 mile hike was mostly flat, you cross sevral wooden bridges. After some time you will only be on the wooden paths.... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is quite the trip for one point, but well worth it. The drive out is beautiful with many photo opportunities. The trail out is a short hike and opens to a breathtaking panoramic view.

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