Giant Spruce Trail #1365


This trail leads through an old growth forest as it parallels Cape Creek.  The namesake of this trail is a nearly 600 year old Sitka spruce.  The tree is more than 185 feet tall with a circumference of 40 feet.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 7/24/2017: Trail open entire length.
Water: None
Restroom: Yes
Passes: Recreation pass or fee required at trailhead
Information Center: Central Coast Ranger District - Cape Perpetua Visitor Center or Waldport Office

General Information


Access to this trail at Cape Perpetua Trailhead


 Trail Map (Geospatial PDF ~ 1.9 mb)

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Giant Spruce listed as Heritage Tree
SpeciesSitka Spruce