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A beautiful beach with a fascinating history

We needed a break and stopped, expecting to continue on down the coast for another couple of... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2015
Zurich, Switzerland
Even great in the rain and fog !

Rocks, breaking waves and right off the highway....what a combo. Even enjoyable when it's foggy and... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2015
Robert N
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Reviewed 26 October 2015

We needed a break and stopped, expecting to continue on down the coast for another couple of hours...until we took in the view and googled the history of "The Rock". Fascinating. We ended up not only spending the night but staying on several days to...More

Thank Praetoris
Reviewed 13 October 2015 via mobile

Rocks, breaking waves and right off the highway....what a combo. Even enjoyable when it's foggy and rainy, but a person needs to be aware of the tide schedule for the day.

Thank Robert N
Reviewed 4 October 2015

Battle Rock is like a ship with a flat path at the top of the climb up the front of the rock. The first white men at Port Orford spent their first night preparing for a possible Indian attack, and it came in the morning....More

Thank Dunsmurian
Reviewed 29 August 2015

Beautiful views from the the top of the park or a nice uncrowded beach down below. Either one is relaxing and scenic. One thing, though, is that it can be quite windy there. I was talking to a guy flying a kite and he said...More

Thank CoyoteIsland
Reviewed 13 August 2015

A little hike down a steep cliff but well worth the walk..The beach is uncluttered and easy to walk on once you get down to it..Scattered along the way is picnic benches..There is a bathroom at top..and plenty of parking.

1  Thank sanDiegoTrippy
Reviewed 7 August 2015

Stroll the beach, climb the rock where the battle took place, or sit on a bench and relax. Possible to see a whale, seals or collect agates, whatever the ocean has to offer that day. The wind does blow...take a kite!

Thank Jenny F
Reviewed 24 July 2015

This park is signed 'wayfinder'. I wonder what the difference between that and the standard 'wayside'. The large parking lot offers easy access to the beach. The sea stacks are photogenic. Battle Rock is adjacent. The sign said that the earliest pioneers took refuge here...More

Thank OneAddictedTraveler
Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch. After sitting on a deck overlooking the crashing waves we went for a hike. Great place to stop a there is tonnes of parking and the ocean is just a stones throw away.

Thank Brewster S
Reviewed 12 July 2015

we were driving south on the 101 Hwy and we stopped here to look at the view. the coast is beautiful and the view here is wort stopping for!

Thank mziel16
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Easy access beach with lots to see. At low tide you can walk through a "cave" in the rock. A short stroll down the beach to see tide pools. Great place to spot whales during their migration.

Thank HermistonNana
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