Cape Mountain (Coast Horse Trail System)

  • Address:
    Herman Peak Road (Forest Service Rd #0789) off Hwy 101
    Florence OR 97439
  • Phone:
    541.750.7000
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Overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Cape Mountain (Coast Horse Trail System) is a network of ten trails comprising 17 miles (27 km) of trail. Hikers and horseback riders alike enjoy spectacular views, traversing both temperate rainforests as well as wide open coastal meadows. For a short jaunt, take the 0.6 mile (1 km) Cape Mountain Trail, starting at the Dry Lake Trailhead. Directions: 5 miles (8,1 km) north of Florence on Hwy 101 turn east on Herman Peak Road (Forest Service Rd #0789) at the Coast Horse Trail System sign. Travel 3 miles (4,8 km). Trailhead is on the left.

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  • Parking:
    • Limited Parking
Trails & Routes
  • Difficulty:
    • Easy
    • Moderate
  • Facilities at Trailhead:
    • Toilets
  • Natural Points of Interest:
    • Ocean
  • Trail Details:
    • Dirt / Bark Path
    • Looped Trail
    • Point to Point Trail
  • Trail Length:
    • Long (over 5 miles)
  • Trail Users:
    • Hikers / Runners
    • Horseback Riders