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Ecola State Park

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Address: Off Hwy. 101, Cannon Beach, OR
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Gorgeous, dramatic views

I've been to Cannon Beach several times but this the first time I visited Ecola State Park. Do add it to your things to do. There is a windy, narrow road to get to the view point... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
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Gig Harbor, Washington
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Gig Harbor, Washington
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

I've been to Cannon Beach several times but this the first time I visited Ecola State Park. Do add it to your things to do. There is a windy, narrow road to get to the view point. Definitely worth the short drive. There are picnic tables; beautiful area.

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Bend, Oregon
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Spectacular setting among the moss-covered trees with eye-dropping views of the Oregon Coast. Nice trails to a secluded beach favored by surfers.

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Rainier, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The sculpting effect of wind and water is very visible throughout Ecola State Park. The skeletons of cypress trees, silvered by decades of salt air, loom through the morning fog like giant ghosts. The effect of the pounding surf on the offshore rocks has made sea caves and sea stacks. It is a truly remarkable place, sun, fog, rain or... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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71 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We are always tempted to visit beaches on sunny days but it was always cloudy when we were in the area for three days. So, we went in spite of the weather, for hiking the area, not for the beach per se. And it was gorgeous; so much atmosphere.

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London, Canada
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134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Spectacular- this was one of our favorite places to visit along the Oregon Coast! We enjoyed just sitting and soaking in the breathtaking views of the coast looking towards Haystack Rock and all the smaller rocks along the Pacific Coast. WOW! Such stunning beauty, you just have to see it for yourself (and bring your camera!) !! We're also big... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Did the 2.5 mile Clatsop loop hike.The first half of the hike is rather steep but do-able. Great ocean overlooks/ forest views. Stopped at a view point near the half way point (Hiker's camp) and saw Whales off shore. The light house called Terrible Tilly is a privately owned mausoleum. Make sure to pick up a map to learn a... More 

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Las Vegas
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46 reviews 46 reviews
13 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We were staying by Portland and made the drive to see the coast. We don't regret a thing. The views were amazing. We had a great time looking at the overlook views and then driving down to the beach. Going to the park was definitely the best part of our trip.

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Stansbury Park, Utah
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

My family visited here as part of our Day trip to Cannon Beach. It was one of my favorite places along the Oregon Coast and my children described the tree filled paths as a "fairy forest". The scenery is unbelievable and it was fun for my kids to follow the paths to get different views of the ocean. We even... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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243 helpful votes 243 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Secluded place that seems to attract families and dog owners. Great place to watch the winter waves.

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Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Take the short hike inside, it's a very nice place to visit. So peaceful with trees all over. It's a very calming. You can hear the birds sing. I would recommend this place for visitors. If you enjoy nature and tranquility, this is the place.

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