Southwest Washington Coast

Complete information includes the plant list of the area, access of the area, description of trails, cautions about area, and specific species to the area for the following:

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Leadbetter Point: Leadbetter Point State Park & Leadbetter Unit, Willapa National Wildlife Refuge

Plant list: Leadbetter Point (PDF file, 37 KB)
Access: Leadbetter Point is at the north end of the North Beach ... more >>
Trails: There are four main trails at the Point. Red trail runs from ... more >>
Cautions: There are black bears, deer, elk, coyotes, and the ... more >>
Outstanding features: Leadbetter Point has a range of wetlands ... more >>
Species to look for: Abronia latifolia, yellow sand-verbena ... more >>

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Porter Point: Willapa National Wildlife Refuge

Plant list: Porter Point (Lewis, Riekkola, Tarlatt (PDF file, 124 KB)
Access: Porter Point is at the south end of Willapa Bay, and is reached ... more >>
Trails: The hike around from the access point at each end is about 4.5 ... more >>
Cautions: Mosquitoes can be problematic in late spring and early ... more >>
Outstanding features: This site is a good location to see many ... more >>
Species to look for: Carex lyngbyei, Lyngby's sedge (CYPERACEAE) ... more >>

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Fort Columbia State Park

Plant list: Fort Columbia State Park (PDF file, 38 KB)  
Access: Fort Columbia State Park is a day-use park on Columbia ... more >>
Trails: The Scarboro Hill trail starts in the lower parking area on the ... more >>
Cautions: The Scarboro Hill trail starts in the lower parking area on the ... more >>
Outstanding features: Fort Columbia is spectacular in late spring for ... more >>
Species to look for: Corydalis scouleri, Scouler's corydalis ... more >>

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Cape Disappointment State Park

Plant list: Cape Disappointment State Park (PDF file, 264 KB)
Access: Cape Disappointment State Park is at the south end of the ... more >>
Trails: The Discovery Trail goes through the Park on the north end of ... more >>
Cautions: and bears are resident at Cape D. While no assaults have ... more >>
Outstanding features: Cape Disappointment State Park has ocean ... more >>
Species to look for: Abronia latifolia, yellow sand-verbena ... more >>

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Contact Information

ksayce at willapabay dot org