Info from USFS
Stay perpetually healthy by exploring the multitude of public trails along the spectacular Central Coast region of Oregon on June 2, National Trails Day.
Start at the U.S. Forest Service’s Cape Perpetua Visitor Center on a fee-free day for a list of available trails and services throughout the pristine Pacific Coast forests and rocky shores.
In partnership with the City of Yachats, you’ll find information on hiking and biking, wildlife viewing, exploration of protected marine gardens, ocean view lodging, excellent area restaurants, and up-coming coastal events. On the way, discover National Trails Day’s special focus trail; “Amanda’s Trail, a walk to remember our cultural past and better navigate our future.”
At Amanda’s bridge (directions available at Visitor Center), Tribal Flutists will be performing as part of Tribal Ceremonies from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Naturalist/Cultural Interpreters will also be on hand from many organizations;
Representatives of the Siuslaw National Forest along with partners from Oregon State Parks and Recreation, Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians, Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians, GoYachats, City of Yachats Trails Committee, Yachats Chamber of Commerce and other family oriented organizations will be present at the Cape’s Visitor Center to direct you to Amanda’s Trail and other appropriate adventures for visitors of all ages and abilities.
Cape Perpetua Visitor Center summer hours as of May 30: Open every day, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Beginning Memorial Day weekend, the Devil’s Churn Information Booth will be open Thursday – Monday, 10am to 4pm. and is located off Highway 101 within the Cape Perpetua Scenic Area. You can contact the Visitor Center by phone at 541-547-3289.
For more information about the Siuslaw National Forest visit our web site at http://www.fs.usda.gov /siuslaw or call 541-750-7000. Stay in touch through twitter.com/siuslawNF and www.facebook.com/DiscoverSiuslawNF.