Hiking Neahkahnie Mountain above Manzanita Beach is breathtaking. The hike from South Neahkahnie Mountain Trailhead near Manzanita is only 3 miles long, but the view is priceless. Neahkahnie is translated as “The Place of The God,” which makes since once you see the views. There’s even rumors of Spanish treasure and gold buried on the slopes. Click here to read more about the hidden treasure on the Oregon coast.
If you’re coming to the Oregon Coast Clean Up with Patagonia & Ocean Blue Project on Sunday, April 23, 2017 to help make the world’s 1st recycled shampoo bottle a reality, be sure to leave early enough to make it back to Manzanita Beach by 12:30pm.
- Start Point: South Neahkahnie Mountain Trailhead Road
- Destination (there/back): Neahkahnie Mountain Viewpoint
- Distance: 3.0 miles
- High point: 1,631 feet
- Elevation gain: 840 feet
- Difficulty: Easy
- Seasons: All
- Family Friendly: Yes
- Crowded: No