Amanda's Trail #1386


This 2.5 mile trail descends steeply through dense canopy of Sitka spruce and alder from the top of Cape Perpetua down the north side toward Highway 101. Near the bottom of the Cape, the trail connects to a segment of trail on private property that is open to hikers via an easement with Oregon State Parks. Trailhead for this trail is in the Cape Perpetua Day Use Area.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 3/20/2017: Trail cleared recently. Expect seasonal storm debris on trail.
Restroom: Yes
Passes: Day Use Fee Area ($5 a vehicle) or valid Recreation Pass required.
Information Center: Central Coast Ranger District

General Information

General Notes:

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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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Viewing Plants

Experience old growth Sitka Spruce
SpeciesSitka Spruce