Ecola State Park, Cannon Beach

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Stretching 14 km (9 mi) along the Pacific, Ecola State Park features lush forests, open ocean views, wildlife, nature trails, and picnic spots. Hiking through the forest, you'll come across cliff-side viewpoints, offering views of secluded coves, forested promontories, and an abandoned lighthouse. Wear good hiking boots and be ready for deer, elk, eagle, and whale encounters. There may be surfers and beach goers on some of the shores, as well as groups of people gathered to watch marine life that has adapted to living on the rocks in the shallow ocean pools. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Ecola State Park and many more Cannon Beach attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Cannon Beach day trip planning website .
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  • October 3, 2017
    we went on our own to this beautiful serene park. We took a hike up the mountain and it was quite and peaceful.  more »
  • October 2, 2017
    Absolutely beautiful beach and scenery. Gods handiwork is amazing. Tide pools are fun to search and takes pictures.  more »
  • October 2, 2017
    Here's where you can get the iconic view of Cannon Beach and Hyastack Rock. Simply stunning! Even in breezy weather or rain, this is worth a stop and a quick stroll.  more »
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  • May 6, 2017
    Great short hiking in the woods and views, connected to miles of beach that is on the edge of Cannon Beach (including Goonie's Rock). Cannon Beach has a lot of restaurants and shops including a really upscale grocery mart with a good section of mid and high priced wines. If you are heading north up the coast,consider stopping at Fort Stevens State Park that has weekly bird tours, daily kayak tours, junior ranger sessions in the summer, bike rentals, clamming, beaching, hiking... Connected to Fort Stevens State Park is Historic Fort Stevens museum and gift shop. Although moderate sized, both are very nice. The museum also hosts ticketed truck (army personnel carrier) tours of the military installations.
  • July 7, 2017
    Wow what a great place! One of the many stops we made on our trip through Oregon. LOVED IT and would definitely suggest it for anyone who loves being out in nature!
  • July 2, 2017
    Winding road passing through dense woods leads to the ocean beach. From the beach, the vastly open Pacific ocean is in sight. Not far away along the coast stands the famous Haystack Rock, the landmark of Cannon Beach. This park is truly a gem of Oregon coastal line.
  • July 6, 2017
    Great surfing local. Nice waterway for the kids and dogs to play in. Rocks for viewing sea life. Poor bathroom facilities. Beach is a bit of a hike if you're packing in enough stuff to stay for the day.
  • June 23, 2017
    My favorite beach area. It is absolutely beautiful in the park. The beach is amazing and there are so many things to do and see. You have to go.

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