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Address: Highway 101, Port Orford, OR
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Beautiful beach

Go at low tide and look for tide pools with all the wonderful sea creatures. We found anemones and star fish and lots of beautiful agates. At certain times of the year you can... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2015
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Phoenix, Arizona
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58 reviews 58 reviews
38 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Go at low tide and look for tide pools with all the wonderful sea creatures. We found anemones and star fish and lots of beautiful agates. At certain times of the year you can see debris buried in the sand from one of the shipwrecks in the area. (learn more at the Port Orford Coastguard Station Museum). Huge mountains of... More 

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Eagle Point, Oregon, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015 via mobile

Add this to the other observations of this park...the best drinking fountain ever, if you're a rock hound! From what I've been told, it was a labor of love-the combined effort of two men who loved collecting, polishing and cutting beautiful rocks, local agates in particular. Don't leave without checking it out :-)

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Pullman, Washington
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92 reviews 92 reviews
27 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Battle Rock State Park is more than just a rock, it's an entire beach plus picnic sites overlooking the beach and the rock where the battle took place. There is a visitors' center with bathrooms, paraphernalia and someone to answer questions, although you're less likely to find someone for those questions in the off seasons. The park also overlooks the... More 

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Glide, Oregon
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We found all kids of neat rocks and sea shells. Dogs had a great time also.There is a little walk to get there but worth it.

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Vienna, Austria
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54 reviews 54 reviews
8 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Beautiful beach just a few steps away from highway 101. We had breakfast there and watched the whales out in the ocean... awesome!!!

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Sacramento
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219 reviews 219 reviews
80 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

The history is interesting. But otherwise just another great beach on the Oregon coast. Worth a rest break on your drive or a lunch stop.

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Mahwah, New Jersey
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230 reviews 230 reviews
19 attraction reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This is just a spectacular looking "seascape" that you can enjoy from a distance if you park your car at the top of the bluff or, walk down to the beach and stroll along the shoreline. The walk is a fairly steep climb up/down to the beach - there are two picnic tables about halfway along the way. I've heard... More 

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Pleasanton, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Great beach - beautiful setting right on Highway 101 and great for walking. And, no trash! Definitely worth a visit.

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Medford, Oregon
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120 reviews 120 reviews
24 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We liked reading about the history of Battle Rock and the description of the friendly Indians eventually having to do battle; the honest interpretation.

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MapleRidge, British Columbia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Beautiful beach and when the tide is out you can walk through the caves. Great whale watching too You can climb Battle Rock as well

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