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Short Sands Beach, Manzanita

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Beach · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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  • Park along the 101 in a dedicated lot. The trail is very manageable with offshoots leading through old growth forest. About 1/2 mile to the beach. There are cliffs on both sides which funnel the...  more »
  • Take the hike and see part of the coast most people drive right on by. Rain or shine a great reward awaits.  more »
  • One of the most beautiful places I’ve ever seen. Absolutely worth the short hike in.
  • Stunning but not suited for those who prefer not to walk long distances. It isn't the best place for a full day outing, making trips back to the car for the cooler and firewood was tiring. Also tons of sand fleas. Still beautiful though.

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