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Review of Ecola State Park

Ecola State Park
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Reviewed January 26, 2018

Driving to Ecola State Park at the north end of Cannon Beach is easy and great fun to drive through a residential area and then into the forested winding drive with moss covered trees while spotting deer at times. Then you enter the parking lot ands up high to get a great perspective of the beach and rock shoreline. The trails to the beach and rocks are popular and easy to traverse if your mobility is not challenged. Great opportunities to take photos on any given day. Picnic tables are near the parking lot.

1  Thank Larry T
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

Really beautiful area, a truly american gem ! The beach, wales are actually there and it is unbelievable!!

1  Thank martinezzarate
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Reviewed January 15, 2018 via mobile

We were very fortunate to be there on an almost cloudless January morning. We will now have photographs and memories that will last a lifetime of the early morning light over a turbulent ocean with the magnificent rock formations that Cannon Beach is known for.

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Reviewed January 15, 2018

Ecola State Park stretches along 9 miles of stunning Oregon coastline. The narrow entrance road snakes through the spruce forest, eventually reaching the parking lot where you will need to pay $5 for a day pass. Ecola’s hiking trails offer cliff side ocean views including Tillamook Rock Light a long abandoned lighthouse. Clarke (of Lewis and Clarke fame) described the vista as “… the grandest and most pleasing prospects which my eyes ever surveyed…” We were there in Jan 2018 and it was 62f and sunny - amazing. One trail was closed due to a mud slide so be prepared to be flexible in your plans.

1  Thank Adrian S
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Reviewed January 4, 2018

Ecola State Park is a beautiful area just north of Cannon Beach. If you want a nice hike through some sections of old growth forest take the Clatsop Trail north from Indian Beach up to the hiker's camp then return along the coast back down to Indian Beach. We also did the section from Ecola Point to Indian Beach that is listed as closed (major washout) but found we were able to go off trail to get down to the beach.

1  Thank mu92
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