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Seal Rock State Park

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Address: 10032 NW Pacific Coast Hwy, Seal Rock, OR 97376
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Wow! Lots of starfish and more

We're a family with a 6 and 10 year old girls. We made sure to arrive 1 hour before low tide (6pm). We stayed for more then an hour. And it was a great time spent. Many rocks to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 September 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

We're a family with a 6 and 10 year old girls. We made sure to arrive 1 hour before low tide (6pm). We stayed for more then an hour. And it was a great time spent. Many rocks to jump between the small water pools. At some point we started to spot the starfish... and then we saw so many... More 

Thank rosenbaumalex
Murrieta, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

This is a great little beach adjacent to highway 101 with great tide pooling. Be sure to stop at low tide to explore the pools. Little Creek Scenic overlook is a great place for photos. We stopped for lunch right down the road at Diner at Seal Rock for a great meal.

Thank SoCalOregonian
Yorkville, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped here and were amazed by the tide pools. I could have sat there all day and watch the tide pools in these rocks. This one is a must see if you like tide pools!

Thank Angie C
Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Very nice beach that you have to walk down to along a steep path. The path to the beach is well parked through the woods and then to a viewing platform and down a steep path to the beach. The best time to go is low tide to see the rocks and tide pools well. It is fairly easy to... More 

Thank atherts
San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Nearly anywhere you stop along the Oregon Coast is beautiful. Seal Rock is extra special because of the ridge of monoliths just off the beach. Many of these house bird rookeries. Enjoy the view of the waves breaking in and around the line of rocks while the birds tend to their young.

Thank TheSpeis
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

A little difficult to get up and down but doable. Beach is nice and there were marine biologists volunteering to answer all of he questions we had. Fun afternoon.

Thank Dpatten
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

The parking lot filled up whilst we were there just after lunch in mid July, but the beach was still pretty empty and the views were spectacular. Even though we arrived just after low tide, there was great surf splashing on all the jagged rocks just a little way out from the large sandy portion of the beach. It might... More 

Thank Nina E
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Easy to access from a parking lot off the road and wonderful scenery. The beach is tucked in a cove of rocks, so the wind was pretty tame.

Thank Justin M
Commerce City, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Great tide pools when the tide is out awesome agates and just a great beach. Be aware lots of stairs to get to the bottom and can get tight on parking. Lots of sea birds, seals, and even a sea otter. We saw a Orca one morning and it was just breathtaking.

Thank Andrew F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Beautiful scenery. Go at 1-2 hours before low tide and enjoy the tide pools and all the incredible colors and variety of sea life. There is a volunteer there to answer questions but mostly it's unguided tours. We did see seals swimming off the shore as well.

Thank Carl S

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