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Memories of Trees

A photo-walk among the sentinels of Cape Meares, Oregon

Richard J. Goodrich
Jul 30 · 3 min read

Cape Meares anchors the south end of Tillamook Bay, on the Oregon Coast. A basaltic monolith, the cape collects fog like wool hiking socks gather grass seeds. The cape was once part of Oregon’s Three Capes Route, an automobile-accessible loop of road that strung Capes Meares, Lookout, and Kiwanda on a chain. A few years ago, a slow-moving…