Amanda's Trail #1386

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This historic trail descends steeply through from the top of Cape Perpetua Day Use down the north side toward Highway 101 through lush coastal woodland to a grotto with a concrete statue. The statue and trail are dedicated in memory of Amanda, a woman of the Coos Tribe who was forcibly marched to the Alsea Sub-agency camp in the 1860s.

The Amanda Trail is jointly maintained by the Siuslaw National Forest, City of Yachats, Oregon State Parks, Oregon Department of Transportation, and a private landowner.

  • 2.9 miles
  • Moderate to difficult

At a Glance

Restroom: Yes
Passes: Day Use Fee Area ($5 a vehicle) or valid Recreation Pass required.
Information Center: Central Coast Ranger District

General Information


Travel south on Highway 101 for 2.0 miles from Yachats, OR. Turn east onto Forest Road #55, located between Devil's Churn parking area and Cape Perpetua Visitor Center. Veer left at the junction with FS Road #5533. Amanda’s Trail begins at a junction off the Whispering Spruce Trail at the top of Cape Perpetua at the end of Forest Road #5533. 

Trailhead for this trail is in Cape Perpetua Day Use


 Trail Map (Geospatial PDF ~ 1.9 mb)

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  Area/Length : 
2.5 miles

  Elevation : 
100 feet - 800 feet