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Oregon Coast Day Trip from Portland: Astoria and Cannon Beach
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A large stone measuring 235 feet high.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tide pools” (447 reviews)
“low tide” (525 reviews)
“sea life” (167 reviews)
Highway 101, Cannon Beach, OR 97110
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Reviewed 14 November 2016

a lovely part of Cannon Beach and provides interesting beach exploring... go at various times to get the full effect

Thank joyful1016
Reviewed 12 November 2016

We visited Cannon Beach for the first time in November. The beach was not crowded (before noon) and we got some great photos. Beach was very clean.

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Be sure to walk directly to Haystack for a magnificent closeup view. The beach is lovely - just check the tides.

Thank Bobbye D
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Gorgeous, clean beach. This was an experience of a lifetime! We visited Cannon Beach/Haystack Rock on day 2 of our Oregon coastline journey. This was a dream come true and will be a lasting memory of our wonderful vacation! Completely enjoyed he beach, the rock,...More

1  Thank pmerten3
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

If you loved the Goonies as kid then you will love Cannon Beach and this 'Haystack' Rock will be burned into your memory. I know it's just a rock that's been there s million years, and the movie was only 30 years ago, but tell...More

2  Thank James A
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Visit Cannonbeach.org and get alerts on when the scientists will be analyzing the tide pools and the Bird Sanctuary. Great day trips for locals.

2  Thank Mo S
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Cannon Beach Oregon is my favorite beach on the Northern Oregon Coast. Always clean friendly and I grew up going to this beach. You can ride horses from the North end of town campground. You can camp or stay at hotels. During the off season,...More

2  Thank Joy L
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Haystack rock is a 235ft remaining evidence of an ancient shoreline. Beautiful area and nice public beach to walk.

2  Thank Karen R
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed at hotel close by so this was our view every day. Whole coast is unbeleievable, stop either at Ecola park or in Canon Beach to see these wonderous gifts of nature

1  Thank joanne777
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

I absolutely loved this place. Haystack is so much bigger than I imagined from seeing pictures. Do it!

Thank Kim S
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15 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...!
7 August 2017|
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Response from Jennifer e | Reviewed this property |
You can no longer visit the Goonies' house in Astoria. There are no trespassing signs in the driveway. I read another review that said if you ride down a side street on a bike you can somewhat see it.
13 June 2017|
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Response from sarakkd | Reviewed this property |
We spent almost 2 weeks! Wanted to move here! Was glorious!