Heritage of the Makah Tribe
Cape Flattery is a day trip from the Dungeness Valley Inn. When you reach Lake Crescent, you are just halfway. Highway 112 ends and the Cape Flattery Scenic Byway begins. Continue west to Cape Flattery- the most northwestern point in the contiguous U.S. Follow the cedar plank boardwalk trail to view the Pacific Ocean and the Strait of Juan de Fuca. On clear days, you can see Tatoosh Island and its lighthouse. The area has sea caves with sea otters, cormorants, eagles, and falcons.
Cape Flattery is located on the tip of the Olympic Peninsula in Washington State. It is known for its stunning coastal views and is part of the Makah Reservation. The Makah Museum, which highlights the rich cultural heritage of the Makah Tribe, is situated nearby. If you are traveling from the Dungeness Valley Inn, which is located in Sequim, Washington, Cape Flattery is approximately 90 miles away. It would take around 20 minutes to reach the Makah Museum from Cape Flattery by car.
Cape Flattery offers a range of attractions and activities for visitors to enjoy. Here is a description of what you can expect when visiting Cape Flattery.
Photography and Nature Exploration
Cape Flattery offers photographers and nature enthusiasts a wealth of opportunities. From capturing stunning sunsets and unique rock formations to exploring tide pools teeming with marine life, there are countless moments to document and appreciate in this beautiful coastal setting.
It’s important to note that Cape Flattery is a protected area, and visitors are encouraged to practice Leave No Trace principles, respect the environment, and follow any guidelines or regulations provided by the Makah Tribe or park authorities.