Oswald West State Park It is stretched along four miles of coastline that includes a coastal rainforest enriched by an old growth forest. The park has several trails that lead to Cape Falcon in the northern section of coastal Oregon. This photo is of Short Sand Beach easily accessed by a 1.5 mile walk through the lush woods. The woods provide many photo opportunities including wildflowers & moss covered trees. This a popular park that can get crowded by midday with surfers enjoying the waves from a high tide arriving.