Cape Sebastian State Park

Sunshine speckled the trail to Hunters Cove as we set out from the Cape Sebastian State Park Viewpoint. Our guidebook warned of strong winds that have kept the Sitka spruce that grow on the point at shoulder height, but this morning all was calm. As we hiked around a bend, the view north opened up to reveal an impressive sea of fog hugging the coast below us. Our downhill path would, no doubt, lead into the thick of it.As the fog lifted, we were able to see the steep cliffs and the surf below. The trail continued downhill through the forest and would eventually lead to Hunters Cove and a view of a collection of rocky island outcroppings. We didn’t make it quite that far since we had left our lunch in the car, but we walked long enough that the return trip offered clear views of the coastline we had missed earlier.Once back at the car, we drove a few miles down the highway and found our own spot (with a pretty good view) for our picnic.

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4 thoughts on “Cape Sebastian State Park

  1. Jim Ruston

    Today, Ashland had the worst air quality in the nation. Unless you must get back for some reason, stay away.

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  2. What a breath of fresh air!! I can almost feel the mist as I scroll through the pictures of a most scenic wonderland. Lynne and I are really enjoying the shots of the Oregon coast. I haven’t been there for so many years, but it doesn’t look like it has changed that much. Joe

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