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Ecola State Park

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Address: Off Hwy. 101, Cannon Beach, OR
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Great hike, but skip to forest road trail...

We did the Clatsop Loop Trail hike from the outlook parking lot. Be aware that you have to pay $5 to park, so have cash ready for the meter. You then have two options...you can on... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Vancouver, Canada
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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We did the Clatsop Loop Trail hike from the outlook parking lot. Be aware that you have to pay $5 to park, so have cash ready for the meter. You then have two options...you can on the left and head up the trail that goes along the shore and cliffs or start on the right and head into the forest.... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Speechless, impressive and mystic view on Cannon Beach. Ecola State Park is an amazing view point on the Pacific Ocean, the lights are beautiful. You can also go for a little hike through a path inside the forest.

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Duvall, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous Views of the beach for some great picture taking! Lots of trails to walk. A good place for a picnic on a sunny days.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I during our coastal road trip accidentally stumbled upon this park and we are so happy that we did! We spent hours driving through the park and getting out to explore and take pictures. I would definitely recommend this for couples and families!

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing views of cannon beach from the north. Great park for a picnic. But make sure to hike, the are plenty of trails and some pretty cool and private places to access beaches.

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Forest Lake, Minnesota
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Because of past rainy weather, the trails were closed. But because of this, there was no fee to go into the park.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It probably is a nice place to visit but if you see a tape and “keep off” everywhere you turn, a visit turns into a terrible waste of time. I believe that the park officials should post some sort of announcement about trails being closed right at the gate before you pay $5 to find that out on your own.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were lucky. today was a beautiful sunny day with blue sky. The entrance to the park was free due to most trails being closed. It is also whale watching week, lot of people set up with binoculars and cameras. Between 10 am and 1pm they saw 30 whales migrating south. The views from the cliff are breathtaking. From the... More 

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North Vancouver
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't bother going there until they have fixed the trails. The only good thing was that parking was free. I'm sure it's a great place to go but they should warn people before they head all the way up there.

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Gold Beach, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

When visiting Cannon Beach be sure to check out the views from this park. The drive up to the look out is winding and long and I couldn't believe so much development is happening all around this area. The lighthouse is spectacular from up here or take a look back toward the Haystack and see it from a different perspective.... More 

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