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“A walk or look”
Review of Haystack Rock

Haystack Rock
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$129.00*
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Oregon Coast Tour from Portland
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$100.00*
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Oregon Coast Day Trip from Portland: Astoria and Cannon Beach
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Owner description: A large stone measuring 235 feet high.
Vancouver, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
162 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
“A walk or look”
Reviewed December 6, 2012

A must visit in Cannon Beach. UNIQUE! Take your camera and be prepared for healthy ocean air and romance!

Visited November 2012
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Laguna Beach, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Stepping Into Another World”
Reviewed December 6, 2012

Let me first explain that I'm fortunate enough to live in paradise -- Laguna Beach, CA. As a result I rarely feel an need to vacation to other coastal areas. However, the Oregon Coast and Haystack Rock on Cannon Beach is like stepping into an alternate universe. I was mesmerized by the drama and beauty mother nature had created. Make sure to check it out during high tide as well as low tide. Incredible to behold.

Visited August 2012
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New York City, New York
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96 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Not that interesting...”
Reviewed December 2, 2012

I've seen a handful of beaches and I was really excited to see Haystack Rock. After we finally arrived, I'm not sure that it was quite what we expected. A bit anti-climatic for the long trek....

I'd skip it unless you were really in the area or driving by.

Visited July 2012
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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80 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Way cool, even without super low tide”
Reviewed November 18, 2012

We were advised to go at lowtide. We looked it up-- and arrived. It was so not low tide because the water was up the shore. We went to breakfast. We came back! We parked near public restrooms and a restaurant/hotel. And started a trek. It looks close... but it is not. The walk was the boring part but the view was amazing. Once we got to the rock, it was fun to get as close as possible and then watch the tide come in/go out and run away from the water. At low tide, and mainly in summer, there are tons and tons of starfish on the bottom of the big rock. Lots of great pictures. Parking is not easy either-- be patient when trying to find a place to park-- you can see the rock from highway 101 but you need to find a parking lot...

Visited October 2012
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Nanuet, NY
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Impressive!”
Reviewed November 14, 2012

Mother nature shines in this natural wonder. Enjoyed the view from our room as well as walking at the beach.

Visited November 2012
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