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Battle Rock Park

Address: Highway 101, Port Orford, OR
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Ranked #5 of 10 Attractions in Port Orford
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Pullman, Washington
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88 reviews 88 reviews
26 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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51 reviews 51 reviews
8 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 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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190 reviews 190 reviews
70 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 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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222 reviews 222 reviews
19 attraction reviews
133 helpful votes 133 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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93 reviews 93 reviews
15 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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Mill Creek, Washington
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

You can't drive past this view without stopping, it's so awe-inspiring! Take a moment to walk down onto the beach and enjoy the mocha sands laden with quartz which sparkle in the sun. It's gorgeous!

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Port Orford, Oregon
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8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

About as quick as it gets . . . a few feet off Highway 101 at the south entrance to Port Orford, Oregon. A parking lot, a historical sign, the old prop from a ship wreck, restrooms and a visitor's center that is usually open. And a good restaurant overlooking the view. The beach is excellent for walkers and photographers... More 

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