Amanda's Trail #1386
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
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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- Cape Perpetua Scenic Area
- Cape Perpetua Day Use
- Cape Cove
- Captain Cook
- Cummins Creek
- Cummins Creek Loop
- Discovery Loop
- Giant Spruce
- Gwynn Creek
- Oregon Coast
- Restless Waters
- St. Perpetua
- Whispering Spruce
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Viewing PlantsExperience old growth Sitka Spruce