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Ecola State Park

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Address: Off Hwy. 101, Cannon Beach, OR
Phone Number: 5034362844
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Excellent view of Cannon Beach from the lookout point just past the entrance. Beautiful drive into the park. Would recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Excellent view of Cannon Beach from the lookout point just past the entrance. Beautiful drive into the park. Would recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Easy to get to. Plenty of free parking. Spectacular views. The trail down to the beach not for us... Kind of steep... Take lots of photos...

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Seattle Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Ecola has long been a favorite place to see a magnificent panoramic ocean view looking south to Haystack Rock and the shades of gray mountains beyond. What has changed is that trails are now blocked off due to dangerous erosion from storms. So, we can't take the trail to the point where I loved to view picturesque Tillamook Head Lighthouse... More 

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Texas Hill Country
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived early on a Thurs morning - a must - parked & started up one of the looped trails. The trail took us through the forest & then ended at a prong that overlooked the beach, lighthouse, etc. The fog was coming in & the views & smells were spectacular. The trail was more like a small semi-maintained road... More 

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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Don't miss an opportunity to hike this wonderful park with views around the bend that take your breath away. Start out on the trail through the wooded accent that climb through the forest til you turn a bend near the top that reveals a view of the ocean crashing on the rocks below. Continue down the trial that will place... More 

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Washougal, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

L-o-n-g drive in to the park. And we had to pay by an ATM! ICK! Even after getting to the un-manned toll booth, it would have taken another few miles to get to the beach so opted for the observation point which did have some spectacular views. Stayed about 15 minutes; then left. Not worth the $5 fee.

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Larchmont, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've dreamed of the rocky beach at Ecola Point since I saw Goonies as a child in the 1980's, and visiting in person was truly special. We had our 3 year old daughter with us, so we couldn't do any serious hiking, but we did part of a short trail toward Indian Beach, from which we could view the sea... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must if you go to Cannon Beach area or Seaside or close by. The hike is amazing through the woods, but its pretty hard. My seven year old and I did it, but it is uphill all the way...going down was easy, going up was definitely a good workout. And Indian Beach there is amazing as well... More 

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Chehalis, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in Longbeach camping and decided to make a drive to seaside then headed here for a walk! We parked at the first spot and walked to Indian beach! It is steep but so worth it. Beautiful views of haystack rock and lighthouse. We also enjoyed all of the surfers. The beach is a great place to hang out,... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent beaches for families, playing, and watching surfers. The Clatsop Loop trail hike is fantastic and otherworldly. Walk up the interior forest half of the loop and down the ocean view half. It took 2 1/2 hours with young elementary school children. My kids would normally never hike that far but they loved everything there was to see in the... More 

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