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Reviewed November 1, 2018

Easy to find, beautiful to drive through, one of the best views of Cannon Beach and the Oregon coast anywhere. Great for photography buffs. There is a nominal parking fee which we tried to pay but were unable to because there is no attendant and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank juliesharamitaro71
Reviewed October 30, 2018

A winding, narrow road in the park handles traffic in both directions. Please don’t drive like the person we followed out of the park who virtually forced on-coming vehicles off the road by persistently driving down the middle of the road. I suppose the driver...More

Date of experience: September 2018
4  Thank RetiredTravelerTN
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

This is beautiful park. The rain forest is striking. The service ocean views are gorgeous. If I were a hiker or prepared to hike in the moisture/rain, this park would be a paradise. One bit of advice, the roads are narrow and have two way...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank gregoryf482
Reviewed October 28, 2018

What a beautiful beach, and gorgeous views. We came here with my brother and his girlfriend. It was so amazing. The walk down is easy, but kinda hidden. I think parking was $5, but worth it. The beach was super cool, the tide was out...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tykane01
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

All I can say is WOW!!! So, to get to the park from the heart of downtown is super easy by car. Way easier than I thought, GPS on my phone was spot on. As we started to approach the entrance, an approaching vehicle flagged...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank jpolo65
Reviewed October 26, 2018

The first part of our hike was all uphill on a gravel rock road. My wife was winded (we're in our early 60's). It was, however, great exercise. Once we reached the top of the hill, we meandered through all sorts of grasses, bushes and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Carey2016
Reviewed October 22, 2018

Beautiful place for a picnic, be prepared when going to the coast for any weather because it can change very quickly. This is not a beach, but a coast so it can get chilly. would be an amazing place for sunset. The trail we went...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank dreambigtravelwide
Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

The drive up to the parking area is a winding, uphill road that is totally worth taking. If you are not a hiker, the views from the park right by the parking area are absolutely stunning. You can see haystack rock, the bird rocks, the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank T8046FYnancyg
Reviewed October 17, 2018

This was a very pleasant, fairly easy hike through wooded forest with gorgeous views of the ocean. Highly recommend. Don't need hiking poles here. We even saw a deer on the path.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 966pamelai
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Oregon is packed with state parks.... and I think this has to rank way up the list. Spectacular place! Lots of hiking trails. Lots of photo ops. Well worth your time!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Lance G
September 3, 2018|
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Response from David M | Reviewed this property |
No drones are permitted
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Lance G
September 3, 2018|
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Response from Andy F | Reviewed this property |
You need to submit a copy of your FAA UAV/drone certificate to the parks gate attendant to show that you are a registered user. Flights can not be at night time or over persons. Be careful of cross winds
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Casey C
August 20, 2018|
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Response from PaulaMMN | Reviewed this property |
We were just there a couple weeks ago. If I were bringing a 5 yr old (or anyone) I would drive to the parking area of Indian Beach within the park and take the stairs down to the beach. They are wide and easy steps and only... More
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