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Humbug Mountain - Highest Mountain on the Oregon Coast

Take a hike up the highest mountain directly on the Oregon Coast.
Difficulty: Moderate
Length: 6 miles
Duration: Half day
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Overview :  This is a nice loop hike for some exercise on the wet Oregon Coast. You will hike through a mostly Douglas Fir forest on the way up... more »

Tips:  Look for signs for a parking area and trailhead about 4.5 miles south of the town of Port Orford on Highway 101. You will want a... more »

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Points of Interest

1. Parking

Park here. You will need a Northwest Forest Parking Pass to park here for the day.

2. Trail Junction

Here you will head right to follow the western trail up the west ridge to the top. You will return via the other trail in this loop hike. I've included a photo of what the trail looks like through the coastal doug fir on the way up.

3. Summit of Humbug

You are at the top of the highest mountain directly on the Oregon Coast at 1,756 feet. You won't have much of a view but there is a bench to sit on. Perhaps there used to be a view here but the trees have grown up to block it. You will want to head down the more gradual trail to the east which will reconnect you in a loop back to the trail you ... More