Three Capes Loop Highway

Highway 101 follows an inland path through southern Tillamook County. Those wanting to see the ocean beaches instead follow the Three Capes Loop. The north end begins in Tillamook. Signs identify the road west. Not far out of town, the road branches. The north branch follows Tillamook Bay out to Cape Arago. The south branch takes a shortcut across the peninsula. The loop turns south at Cape Arago and rejoins this shortcut at Netarts. From there, the highway follows the inside of Netarts Bay, past Cape Lookout, and further south to meet another cross-peninsula shortcut at Sandlake. From Sandlake, it follows the coastline past Cape Kiwanda to Pacific City, after which it rejoins Highway 101 a few miles south.

Cape Kiwanda State Park
Cape Lookout State Park
Cape Meares Lighthouse
Cape Meares National Wildlife Refuge
Clay Myers State Natural Area
Kendra's Kitchen
Sandbeach Campground
Whalen Island Park