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Seal Rock State Park

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Address: US Highway 101 north of State Highway 34, Seal Rock, OR 97376
Phone Number: 1-800-551-6949
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Great tide pooling

A little difficult to get up and down but doable. Beach is nice and there were marine biologists volunteering to answer all of he questions we had. Fun afternoon.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2016
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

A little difficult to get up and down but doable. Beach is nice and there were marine biologists volunteering to answer all of he questions we had. Fun afternoon.

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Joplin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

The parking lot filled up whilst we were there just after lunch in mid July, but the beach was still pretty empty and the views were spectacular. Even though we arrived just after low tide, there was great surf splashing on all the jagged rocks just a little way out from the large sandy portion of the beach. It might... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Easy to access from a parking lot off the road and wonderful scenery. The beach is tucked in a cove of rocks, so the wind was pretty tame.

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Thank Justin M
Commerce City, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Great tide pools when the tide is out awesome agates and just a great beach. Be aware lots of stairs to get to the bottom and can get tight on parking. Lots of sea birds, seals, and even a sea otter. We saw a Orca one morning and it was just breathtaking.

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Knoxville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Beautiful scenery. Go at 1-2 hours before low tide and enjoy the tide pools and all the incredible colors and variety of sea life. There is a volunteer there to answer questions but mostly it's unguided tours. We did see seals swimming off the shore as well.

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Pleasant Grove, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

We are from Utah so tide pooling is pretty different for us to do. Over a 20 year period, we have come to this exact location 4 times now. We absolutely love it here. It doesn't get a lot of foot because it's not easily accessible. The trail down is quite steep. It's a decent walk from where you park... More 

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Eureka, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Nice little wayside. Clean restrooms handicap accessible. Picnic tables. Great place to spot whales. We saw 3 feeding just off the coast.

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Arlington, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

The rocks are pretty and the tide pools are still intact, beautiful. I once got caught in a sneaker wave there. However, the rocks behind me were close enough so I could escape the large wave and I did see the wave coming toward me before I started to run. It's best to never turn your back on the ocean... More 

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Salem, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016

Never been here before and it was a nice quiet area to walk around and enjoy. If you never been, it's a very kool place come and checkout the wildlife that nest on the big rock and to check out the geology of the Oregon Coast.

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Corvallis, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

Love this spot!!! It does take some doing to get down to the beach. Although most of the way is paved and railed there is a portion of it that you have to walk on rocks and over a few driftwood logs. Once you get down there it is wide open spot and it is gorgeous!!!! Had my ball chasing... More 

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