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Samuel H Boardman State Park

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Address: Brookings, OR
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Another Highlight of the Southern Oregon Coast

One rock formation after another lines this section of the Oregon Coast. You want to stop almost every mile to get out and enjoy the view and to take photos.

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 21, 2014
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Palm Coast, Florida
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Palm Coast, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

One rock formation after another lines this section of the Oregon Coast. You want to stop almost every mile to get out and enjoy the view and to take photos.

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White City, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We always like to leave plenty of time for walks and drives along the beach and this winter type weather didn't disappoint. Excellent vistas.

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Oregon
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

There's so much to see here that you could spend the whole day exploring. Be sure to bring your camera, and good walking/hiking shoes. Paths range from easy to "oh-my-gosh-I'll-never-make-it!"

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Brookings, Oregon
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

There is a seal colony, tide pools and swallows nesting on the big rocks... and no one was there. Take the time to walk left from the parking/ picnic area. May be some streams running down to the ocean but GO!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The southern Oregon coast is absolutely gorgeous! The trails in the Samuel H Boardman State Park are well maintained. The views are spectacular. My only warning is for those who hike with little ones or with playful dogs that may wonder too close to the sometimes steep drops along the coastal cliffs.

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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We were lucky with the weather and had a spectacular warm and sunny day. Samuel H. Boardman State Park is more like a scenic road with various places to turn off and see along the way. We were driving north from Brookings through this eleven mile area. We enjoyed Arch Rock, Secret Beach, China Beach, Whaleshead Beach, House Rock Viewpoint... More 

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Goldsboro, North Carolina
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

WOW is the word! This place is amazing and exceeded all my expectations. If you appreciate stunning coastal scenery then you have to see this park if you're touring the southern Oregon Coast. It's also a goldmine for landscape photographers. Where do I begin?? There are multiple pullouts/viewpoints along the corridor, our favorites were Arch Rock viewpoint, Natural Bridge and... More 

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Paso Robles California
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44 reviews 44 reviews
5 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

As a photographer I can tell you that Boardman State Park is one of the jewels of the Pacific Coast. Very much like the Big Sur area of California with better access to the viewpoints and beaches.

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The Woodlands, Texas
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123 attraction reviews
516 helpful votes 516 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Love the coast of Oregon and the parks offer the best trails and views. Look for sea stars at low tide, Puffins in the larger ocean surrounded rock formations, lots of paths and trails for every ability, amazing sunrise and sunset Kodak moments, stroll along the waters edge for miles and bring a picnic as there are always picnic tables... More 

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Grants Pass, Oregon
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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This is such a beautiful area don't miss it. Take the time to pullover at many of the waysides or you will miss some of the most breath taking scenery. If you can, hike the costal trail where you will go through the forest and see amazing ocean vistas and beautiful foliage. Bring water, snacks etc. because there is nothing... More 

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