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site of very heavy surf, used by the Coast Guard for lifeboat and helicopter rescue training
Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center (0.31 mi / 0.49 km)
Cape Disappointment lighthouse (0.44 mi / 0.70 km)
USCG Station Cape Disappointment (0.49 mi / 0.79 km)
Location of burning road (1.44 mi / 2.32 km)
North Head Lighthouse (1.60 mi / 2.57 km)
Concrete batteries at Ft. Stevens State Park (6.61 mi / 10.64 km)
Fort Stevens - Civil War Era Earthworks (6.85 mi / 11.03 km)
Fort Columbia (6.89 mi / 11.10 km)
Battery Russell in Ft. Stevens State Park (7.24 mi / 11.65 km)
Peter Iredale Shipwreck (7.95 mi / 12.79 km)
From: pete592Pretty neat, but why is it entitled 'Waikiki Beach'? I'm only asking because the name 'Waikiki' appears nowhere on the info link. Is this what CG personnel affectionately call it?
Wed Aug 02 22:29:12 -0700 2006
From: tedderIt's a very small beach in a little-populated area- there isn't much available on the name- here is a Google search giving some decent links:
Thu Aug 03 08:10:10 -0700 2006
Generally photos (like the second one at the info link) show the Coast Guard near shore in dramatic surf- it is the surf leading in to this little beach.
Note this beach is only about 400ft (130 meters) wide. It is usually full of driftwood, often full-size trees.