Cape Cove Trail #1364.1

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

After coming through the tunnel under Highway 101 from the Cape Perpetua Visitor Center, turn right and go over the bridge into the parking lot.  Follow the roadside trail north. This trail will connect you with the Trail of the Restless Waters and Devil’s Churn. Always use caution on the beach. Watch for sudden, large, dangerous waves, often called sneaker waves, know the tide schedule and stay away from logs in the surf or on wet sand. Look out for deep water and strong currents.

  • 0.3 mile
  • Easy

At a Glance

Water: No
Restroom: No
Passes: Recreation pass or fee required at trailhead
Information Center: Cape Perpetua Visitor Center

General Information


Access to this trail is at Cape Cove Trailhead


 Trail Map (Geospatial PDF ~ 1.9 mb)

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General Notes:

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  Area/Length : 
0.3 mile one way

  Elevation : 
Sea level