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Haystack Rock, Cannon Beach
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Rising 72 m (235 ft) above the Pacific shoreline, Haystack Rock serves as one of the Oregon Coast's most iconic monuments. You can reach the formation, known as a sea stack, at low tide from the beach. It plays home to an array of tide pool-dwelling creatures like crabs, starfish, and anemones. Visit the monolithic rock and the surrounding seaside area and partake of beachfront activities, such as picnicking, kite-flying, and enjoying nature. Bird-watchers should keep an eye out for the great number of species that periodically nest on and near the sea stack. Be sure to check local tide tables to ensure your safety and access to the rock. Make Haystack Rock part of your personalized Cannon Beach itinerary using our Cannon Beach holiday planner.
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  • Be sure to walk directly to Haystack for a magnificent closeup view. The beach is lovely - just check the tides. 
  • Gorgeous, clean beach. This was an experience of a lifetime! We visited Cannon Beach/Haystack Rock on day 2 of our Oregon coastline journey. This was a dream come true and will be a lasting memory of ...  more »
  • If you loved the Goonies as kid then you will love Cannon Beach and this 'Haystack' Rock will be burned into your memory. I know it's just a rock that's been there s million years, and the movie was o...  more »