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Address: Highway 101, Cannon Beach, OR 97110
Description: A large stone measuring 235 feet high.
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Come on, it's where they filmed part of "The Goonies!" Honestly, though, this is my favorite place along the Oregon Coast. Beautiful rocks standing tall in the water, long... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Come on, it's where they filmed part of "The Goonies!" Honestly, though, this is my favorite place along the Oregon Coast. Beautiful rocks standing tall in the water, long uncrowded beaches, and beautiful hotels. Just keep in mind the Pacific Ocean is cold and grey...not the typical "California style" beaches you may think of on the West Coast.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

HUGE beautiful beach. There were state employees ?? at the ROCK who answered questions and helped protect the lovely Starfish and water creatures.

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West Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Huge beach. Beautiful. There is a little restaurant south of the Rocks that is nice--average food but you are eating right on the beach. We parked there, had a bowl of clam chowder, and then walked to the rocks. It was awesome.

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Bellevue, WA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

It's great fun to walk the beach, look for shells, and gaze at the natural beauty all around. It's quite breezy, so bring a cover-up!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I can literally spend all day here. Must be one of the most scenic beaches in the U.S. Its a must go place for anybody.

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Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

On our way up the coast, we knew this was a must see. We stopped for a bit to explore the beach and surrounding area. For reference, there are some public restrooms and and parking near the public entrance. On the day we were there, the ride was out and due to the warmer weather and freezing ocean water, the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

It was amazing to see up close. The beach was flat and perfect for walking/running. Photography was excellent all times of the day.

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Gorgeous Beach, great saltwater viewing of flora and fauna (salt pools, vernal pools, tide pools, etc) busy but big enough to have lots of room to sprawl. Great for kids.

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Playing in the beautiful tan sand and gazing at the huge Haystack Rock.. is a good day. Low tide, walk out and look around. But, be careful. Nice place to visit all year. I prefer the Autumn or early Spring when the water is clearer and traffic is lower. You can walk the beach in the much cooler weather with... More 

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Battle Ground, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

There is a lot of wildlife to behold on and around the rock. But you can't get as close as we used to!

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

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