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Oregon Coast Day Trip from Portland: Astoria and Cannon Beach
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A large stone measuring 235 feet high.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tide pools” (438 reviews)
“low tide” (515 reviews)
“sea life” (163 reviews)
Highway 101, Cannon Beach, OR 97110
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Reviewed yesterday

can't express well enough, the awe that i and hundreds of kids and adults had in exploring this area. on the beach side protected by the rock which harbors dozens of various colorful birds are smaller vacanic flows now part of the sea, in that...More

Thank n0tac0p
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Actually, if you go to Cannon Beach and don't see you might need to get your eyes checked. Amazing sight. Our kids loved it. We spent the day on the beach digging, building, and relaxing. The water is freaking cold but our kids don't love...More

Thank SteeleB09
Reviewed 3 days ago

Unique and beautiful beach! Lots of people but definitely worth the trip! you can go explore the tide pools in the morning, they have volunteers down by the rock that do free tours and can give you lots of info.

Thank maleeam23
Reviewed 5 days ago

You shouldn't have any problem parking, multiple side streets as well as established lots are adequate. And you MUST walk in the freezing cold surf (yes, even in July) to get the feel of the place. Very windy and quite cool, so dress accordingly. If...More

1  Thank Frederick G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful to see in person. We weren't able to find parking to walk down to the beach but was able to get clear views from hillside on edge of town.

Thank Marleena P
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a "Must do" if you're in the neighborhood. A beautiful beach with a great view. Plan on hitting the beach at low tide to enjoy walking on the beach.

1  Thank Jim T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this rock! Best thing on the Oregon coast! It was low tide, but very cold, (57) and windy. I never thought it would be this cold in July. So, we basically walked to the rock, took pictures and left. Very crowded, and the water...More

Thank mauisunset2000
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Okay, Haystack Rock is an impressive landmark on it's own, but so much more meaningful if you love The Goonies. Located in Cannon Beach.

Thank AudreyBeaglePup
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I haven't visited in about 10 years and the environment has taken a serious downturn. Every day I saw at least a half dozen fresh dead seabirds in the surf. The volunteers explained that the oceans have warmed and the fish are down deeper where...More

Thank liquidsunshine01
Reviewed 1 week ago

Haystack Rock is awesome, especially at low tide when you can get really close. At 235 feet high, it is so fun to be near it and realize how large it really is. Nice beach, not too windy, and never crowded even on the warmest...More

Thank TravelbugGP
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13 June 2017|
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Response from sarakkd | Reviewed this property |
We spent almost 2 weeks! Wanted to move here! Was glorious!
Betsy W
22 August 2016|
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Response from Rosterhold | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Waves Motel is one mile from Haystack Rock. Pretty long walk. Enjoy Cannon Beach, it is a very nice place to visit and see.
18 April 2016|
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Response from DewPortland | Reviewed this property |
On the south end of Cannon Beach is Tolovana State Park with a parking lot next to the beach. It can handle your RV but the lot fills early . There is also an RV parking area in downtown Cannon Beach behind the visitors... More