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Cape Flattery Trail

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Address: Neah Bay, WA
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This trail overlooks the northwestern-most point in the contiguous United...

This trail overlooks the northwestern-most point in the contiguous United States.

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Beautiful Vista at the end of a fun trail

This place is out of the way on a gravel, windy road. But it is worth the trip. The trail is very well maintained. The trail is about 3/4 mile each way. Allow at least 30... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Seattle, Washington
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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is out of the way on a gravel, windy road. But it is worth the trip. The trail is very well maintained. The trail is about 3/4 mile each way. Allow at least 30 minutes for each direction. The trail is mostly flat, but there are a few steps, wooden planks, tree roots, rocks, etc. The trail is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a little hike but well worth it. The scenery was breathtaking. All the people hiking out were smiling...you know that is a good sign.

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I will agree that it is not an easy drive to get to Cape Flattery, but it's worth it! I would have loved to spend more time here, but unfortunately our travel plans did not allow this. We drove in from an overnight in Yakima and spent the night in Forks. I personally felt the drive between Neah Bay and... More 

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Abbotsford, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

This is not an easy access. The road from Neah Bay is extremely windey, and that may be an understatement! But it is worth it. Being on the extreme northwest tip of the US is pretty special. The ealk from the parking lot and trailhead is about 30 minutes along a very well maintained walkway, through the rain forest. View... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

You have to hike to get to the most northwestern point of the lower 48 states. But it's easy going to the viewpoint and moderate going back out as it's uphill but the views are worth it. You will need to stop and get a permit at the Tribal center in Neah Bay. The ocean and the rock formations were... More 

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Larkspur, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Going to Neah Bay and to the Cape Flattery Trail is not a day trip. You should really plan to overnight in Neah Bay and explore this area because it is unique in the world. Many people get the local native permit (even needed for the day) and camp, or they stay in the limited accommodations in Neah Bay. Once... More 

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Memphis
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

The views here are stunning! The trail leading to the Cape has many man-made paths that make getting there easier, as it is oftentimes very wet under the large canopy of trees. It only takes about 15/20 minutes to walk to the western-most point of the continental US--and it's teeming with wildlife, peek-a-boo glimpses of the lighthouse, and sea stacks.... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

After taking the ferry from Edmonds to Kingston, we drove along the beatiful coastal route. Stopping along the way to take pictures. After arriving at the park we hiked for a little bit and it was so worth it. Absolutely beautiful! The view was wonderful. The power of the water and the majestic rock formations were truly breath taking. The... More 

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Costa Mesa, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

It's not a long hike but it can be difficult if you are overweight or if you have physical disabilities. The trail does have uneven surfaces, like roots coming up from the ground and the boardwalk is narrow and sometimes uneven as well. The Makah Tribe provided walking sticks at the beginning of the trail and I recommend borrowing one,... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Cape Flattery was recommended to us by Michelle at The Cabins at Beaver Creek (definitely stay here!!!) and we are so happy we took her advice! This was originally not on our list of places to go, but we made the trip up and it was definitely worth it. The drive itself was beautiful, going along the coast. We stopped... More 

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