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Del Rey Beach State Recreation Site

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Family beach day.

We went to the south side (off Pacific, turn at Dairy Queen off 101) of the beach to clam April 9... read more

Reviewed April 10, 2018
SandyAmanda
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Washington
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spot the whales

Heading north or south, you may see the whales in transit. Great place to enjoy the area.get lots... read more

Reviewed September 13, 2017
Ellen H
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La Jolla, California
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Apr 10, 2018
“Family beach day. ”
Sep 13, 2017
“spot the whales”
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Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

We went to the south side (off Pacific, turn at Dairy Queen off 101) of the beach to clam April 9. We had no luck but there was street parking with grills and picnic tables. It was beautiful. There is a trail through the sea...More

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Reviewed September 13, 2017

Heading north or south, you may see the whales in transit. Great place to enjoy the area.get lots of walking in.

Thank Ellen H
Reviewed April 21, 2017

very nice beach access, not very crowded at all. easy to drive right onto the beach. a very short walk from mcmenamins gearhart hotel.

Thank Gabrielle R
Reviewed September 22, 2016

of salt grass and a boardwalk that leads down to the beach. Nice parking lot and not that crowded. Quiet and peaceful you can even bring a book and read it to the sound of the waves. Or walk for hours on the sandy beach.

1  Thank tiredandtravelled
Reviewed April 8, 2016

Spent an evening and morning razor clamming on the northern Oregon Coast. Enjoyed a few days of unusually warm temperatures (for early April), little wind, low ocean swells, and moderately low tides. The clams were abundant and large. Can't beat quickly digging a limit of...More

1  Thank S M
Reviewed November 21, 2015

Worst month of the year to visit the Oregon coast unless you love rain and wind. But we had a long stroll on a sunny day with no wind. The beach is beautiful sand and long and wide. You could walk all the way to...More

1  Thank JohnsViews
Reviewed July 17, 2015

We came here on the Fourth of July and the fireworks were spectacular. A must-see for anyone brave enough to see a beach full of cars and beach bonfires and fireworks as far as the eye can see. From here you can also see the...More

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Gearhart Crossing pub and deli
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Ashley D
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Response from tiredandtravelled | Reviewed this property |
Crazy busy, but better than Ecola or seaside.
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Ashley D
July 1, 2017|
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Response from tiredandtravelled | Reviewed this property |
Not that I have seen. The place is kind of primitive and parking about 1/2 mile from the beach.
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