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Cape Flattery
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Cape Flattery
The Makah Nation recently rebuilt this trail leading you though great costal forests to one of the Washington Coasts most scenic places. Four observation decks along the way hover over sea cliffs overlooking the cape and providing views of the ocean and of wildlife. Many bridges and boardwalks make their way through old growth forests of cedar and firs. Sea lions can be spotted swimming from cove to cove in the ocean below the cliffs and cormorants and tufted puffins can be seen flying about. Binoculars are must, as the cliffs make excellent vantage points for spotting migrating gray whales from March to mid-April.
Type Length Difficulty Rating Gain
View 1.5 mi 1 / 5 9.2 / 10 250 ft

User Groups
Hikers, Dogs

Accessibility
Year round

Permits
Makah Recreation Pass is required to park.
 
Hike Featured In...
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By Craig Romano
Driving Directions:
From Port Angeles, 5 miles west on US 101 to Highway 112. Right (north) for 63 miles to Neah Bay. Left on Cape Flattery Road, Right on Cape Loop Road. Trailhead is at the end of the road.
Contact Information:
Makah Tribe
PO Box 115
Neah Bay, Wa 98357
Tel: 360.645.2201
http://www.makah.com/

Books
Day Hiking Olympic Peninsula
Day Hiking Olympic Peninsula
Maps
Green Trails #98S Cape Flattery
#98S Cape Flattery
USGS Cape Flattery
Cape Flattery
Custom Correct North Olympic Coast
North Olympic Coast
A beautiful view of the water Sea caves in the cliff side along the ocean - From AJTrekker08\'s hike report on Sunday, August 09, 2009. Cape Flattery - From AJTrekker08\'s hike report on Sunday, August 09, 2009. Sea caves in the cliff side along the ocean - From AJTrekker08\'s hike report on Sunday, August 09, 2009. The light house - From AJTrekker08\'s hike report on Sunday, August 09, 2009. Uncle John and me at ocean platform - From busmonkey\'s hike report on Wednesday, April 29, 2009. Looking north isn't so bad either. - From busmonkey\'s hike report on Wednesday, April 29, 2009. Looking south at the beautiful shoreline - From busmonkey\'s hike report on Wednesday, April 29, 2009.
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