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Haystack Rock is a unique 235 feet monolith that attracts wildlife and tourists alike and is part of the Oregon Coast’s geological history, formed millions of year ago by lava flows that created many of the dramatic capes and headlands along the...more
Highway 101, Cannon Beach, OR 97110
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A msut do on the Oregon coast, softest sand I can recall. On par with Cape Cod for beauty. Not too crowded, views were fantastic

Thank ginajamesmanagement
Reviewed 3 days ago

Go about an hour before low tide hits to see the best array of sea creatures. It's easy to imagine you've stumbled on a secret cove in the early mornings. You'll only have to contend with a few hungry sea birds, racing sand rabbits, and...More

Thank BeccaMarieSD
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had heard of this place but it was mush nicer than we expected. Walk to the rock during the day. City workers man a display on the rock and it animals. Very interesting.

Thank masantirq
Reviewed 5 days ago

Beautiful beach and scenery. The sand was like baby powder and you can walk for miles. Dogs look to be welcome which was nice to see. Make sure you stay for the sunset, incredible.

Thank agent96
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

So beautiful! This was such an amazing place to be. We could have laid in front of Haystack Rock all day!

Thank MattnStar
Reviewed 1 week ago

With the incredible difficulty involved in actually getting to the beach, I found this to be an "over-glorified" rock in the water! Seriously, it is difficult enough just to get to a place to take a picture! Cannon Beach is a pretty little town, with...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was such a beautiful day and location. Plenty of parking and the town has plenty to see and do. Eat at Moe’s as well

Thank lecuru
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From Ohio, I take every chance to get to a beach. Was in Oregon for a wedding and took a 90 minute, scenic drive from Forest Grove. The beach is mostly sandy, extremely wide. There were a fair amount of people there but not at...More

Thank markcubsfan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Adore Haystack, a short walk on the beach. When the tide is low you can view the tire pools with all the sea life. Always entertaining and beautiful.

Thank bitler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So beautiful, relaxing, gentle, and a soul searching kind of place. Good exercize and fun all the way. All kinds of weather there, make it feel different. It's soooo big too, I loved every second I was on this beach, watching nature, the sea and...More

1  Thank Penney B
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Lyssa M
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Response from Fieldtravels | Reviewed this property |
If you park on the Main Street near Haystack Rock, it’s a really short walk down to the beach.
16 August 2017|
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Response from David H | Reviewed this property |
Best to check the internet, as it varies day to day.. enjoy...!
8 August 2017|
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Response from PookaR1 | Property representative |
Haystack Rock was featured in the film at the end on the beach. The cave however was a set. The cave at Haystack Rock is part of the Reserve and is off limits for entry. During super negative tides it is visible and can... More