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The Trails of Cascade Head

The Nature Conservancy Trail - Cascade Head (North entrance)

Length: 1 mile (1.6k) - Difficulty: Moderate - Other: No bikes - Fees: No

Description: On highway 101 drive north from Lincoln City until you reach the sign for the Siuslaw National Forrest. Approximately one mile north of the sign turn left on the Cascade Head Road aka: Forest Service Road 1861. Follow the signs on this road to the trailheads. Cascade Head is a Nature Conservancy property and occasionally closed to humans for the protection of other species. For that reason, please call ahead to the Hebo Ranger Station (503-392-5100) to be certain the trails are open.

Nature Conservancy Trail - Cascade Head (South entrance)

Length: 4 mile (1.6k) - Difficulty: Difficult - Other: No bikes - Fees: No

Description: This trail goes from the north to meet the Nature Conservancy Trail (south entrance) in .5 miles. To reach the trailhead, travel on Forest service Road 1861 and follow the sings for 3 miles.

The Cascades Head Trail #1310 – Cascade Head

Length: 6 miles (9.7k) - Difficulty: Difficult - Other: No bikes - Fees: Yes

Description: Travel north on Hwy 101 to Three Rocks Road, approximately 3 miles north of Lincoln City to reach the trailhead. The marked trailhead is 2 miles west on Three Rocks Road. Trials A and B offer spectacular views of the ocean, the Salmon River estuary, and the coastline to the south.

Hart’s Cove Trail – Cascade Head

Length: 5.5 miles (9k) - Difficulty: Moderate - Other: No bikes - Fees: No

Description: This trial can be accessed not only from Forest Service Road 1861, but also from the south by turning west onto Three Rocks Roads from Hwy 101, just 3 miles north of Lincoln City. The hike is difficult traversing steep hillside in a forest setting.

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