Saint Perpetua Trail

This trail ascends to the top of Cape Perpetua through coastal forest, while offering vast ocean views.

photo: Type: Backcountry, Nature Trail
Length: 1.50 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Agency: USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? Yes

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Directions

Location: Waldport, OR., In Suislaw National Forest 10 mi. S of Waldport at Cape Perpetua.
States: Oregon
Counties: Lincoln
Latitude: 44.28664   Longitude: -124.10828

Trailhead for this trail is at Cape Perpetua Day Use. This trail can be entered from the bottom starting 1/4 mile up forest road 55 or you can park at the Whispering Spruce trailhead and begin at the junction of the two trails and head down this a less difficult way.

Description

This trail ascends to the top of Cape Perpetua through coastal forest, while offering vast ocean views.

Additional Details

Width: 48 inches.
Primary Surface: Crushed rock, compacted
Secondary Surface: Crushed Rock

Average Grade: 6%
Elevation Low Point: 20
Elevation High Point: 800
Year Designated: 1980

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Information contact:
Waldport Ranger District
1049 SW Pacific Hwy
PO Box 400
Waldport , OR 97339
(541) 563-3211

Trail management:
Margie Pace
US Forest Service
855 Hwy. 101
Reedsport , OR 97467
(541) 271-6072
mpace@fs.fed.us
http://www.fs.fed.us.r6/siuslaw/siurec.htm

 

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