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Address: Highway 101, Cannon Beach, OR 97110
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Description: A large stone measuring 235 feet high.
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This is one of the most beautiful places I've ever seen. Gorgeous any time of day but, especially, at sunset. People build bonfires on Cannon Beach shortly before sunset and sit... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Skaneateles, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

This is one of the most beautiful places I've ever seen. Gorgeous any time of day but, especially, at sunset. People build bonfires on Cannon Beach shortly before sunset and sit by them until the fires burn out.

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Weyburn, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Beautiful! We were here during the lowest tides to the month and the sealife was amazing to look at. It's busy but worth it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Perfect subject matter for photographers and Goonies fans. I only spent one day here, but wish I had spent a week.

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Marysville, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

The rock on its own in quite outstanding, but the tide pools can fascinate people of all ages for hours. There is an abundant display of all kinds of sea life there including star fish, urchins, anemones, crabs, etc. Check the tide schedules before going and get the lowest tide you can for the best views.

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Nice rock, but you see plenty of those on the south Oregon coast. Great beach though. Lots of people and difficult to park your car

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Wonderful tide pools and bird watching. We saw starfish! Go at low tide and wear water shoes. Can't be missed.

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San Mateo, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Beautiful beach for long walk, bonfire or taking dog for a run. Catch the low tides and you will see amazing sea life. Chairs on beach avail to public.

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White Rock, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Amazing - should be one of the 5 wonders of the world. There is something so serene about sitting on Cannon Beach and having Haystack Rock as your view!

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Portland, OR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

At low tide you can walk fairly close, where volunteers split their time between showing off the tidepools and the critters therein, and chasing down yahoos who think the "birds only beyond here" don't apply to them.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Haystack Rock has many sea creatures that live around it. During low tide you can wade out to view wonderful tide pools and birds. The beach is mostly flat getting there but you do have to be careful around the rock. Two important things to remember.....watch the tide. People have had to be rescued from not paying attention. Second, Oregonians... More 

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Address: Highway 101, Cannon Beach, OR 97110
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Cannon Beach

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