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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” (427 reviews)
“low tide” (505 reviews)
“sea life” (159 reviews)
Highway 101, Cannon Beach, OR 97110
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1 - 10 of 2,178 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Nothing quite compares to seeing a sunset on canon beach from south of haystack rock.Though you can't do anything 'on' the rock, it is a beautiful addition to a gorgeous coastline, on a sandy (albeit cold) beach.

Thank halyesays
Reviewed 2 days ago

Well worth the detour from Portland or the Oregon Wine Country. The view of the rock changes every few minutes.

Thank Victor L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a wonderful beach 🌊 so make sure to allow your party time to walk it at different times of the day

Thank rollinsthomas
Reviewed 3 days ago

I had to see Haystack Rock! Loved it! The beach wasn't too busy. You were able to walk up and see sea creatures! I have to come back!

Thank Lisa L
Reviewed 3 days ago

Check tide tables to visit rock when tide is out to see the sea life in the tidal pools. Be sure to follow instruction to walk on the sand so as not to harm the sea life.

Thank mauivacationmom
Reviewed 3 days ago

Haystack Rock is a protected Marine Garden which rises 235-feet out of the sand and the sea at the low tide line. The Rock is also home to many birds, including tufted puffins, gulls. When we visited, parking was full ( being Saturday). We could...More

1  Thank MKP5456
Reviewed 3 days ago

You can really appreciate this rock formation from all angles but getting closer is more interesting. The rock pools are amazing, just take the time to look closely because they are full of various creatures. Well worth the walk

Thank SheffieldSparky
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited on a Sunday with nice weather, huge crowds, parking is an issue unless you arrive early. The beach was slammed and really couldn't get any pictures without people. Need to go early find parking and enjoy the views.

Thank Roddy66
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great beach with awesome view of the haystack rock. Parking was a challenge as it was very crowded on a sunny weekend.

Thank Naresh C
Reviewed 4 days ago

The rock is really cool to see at any time of day and at any tide level. Great opportunity to photograph this historic rock. We saw it in early morning sun, one day of fog, sunset and mid-day. Awe inspiring to walk up to.

Thank Alan B
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What would I do for 2 days in Cannon beach
13 June 2017|
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Response from Deborah C | Reviewed this property |
Low tide provides lots of sea anenomies and volunteers that explain what you are seeing and the birds there. Downtown Silent Monk had the best coffee ever!
Betsy W
How far is Haystack from The Waves Motel? We are considering staying there and would llike to be able to walk to Haystack.
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.
What is the parking situation at Haystack Rock in August? We will be traveling in a 28' RV from Astoria to Tillamook. We plan to stop and explore Cannon Beach and Haystack Rock for the day. Thanks
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