The shoreline at Cannon Beach is one of Oregon’s most treasured landmarks, distinguished by its pristine sandy beaches and the monolithic Haystack Rock. This picturesque beach is abundant with wildlife and is perfect for exploring tide pools and spotting birds, including tufted puffins and cormorants. Avoid the summer crowds at Ecola Creek by opting for the stretches towards Silver Point instead. The town itself is full of independent shops, art galleries, and theaters, thanks to strict regulations limiting large chain stores and restaurants. Put Cannon Beach on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Cannon Beach day trip planning website.
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This is a beautiful beach with the iconic Haystack Rock and other rock formations. Lots of seagulls! The beach had plenty of people enjoying it but was not at all crowded. Haystack Rock was about a... more »
Expansive beach at outgoing/low tide; fun to make your fire in the soft sand and enjoy a sunset on the beach by Haystack Rock. Free public parking a few blocks away and restrooms are about 1 block... more »
The beach was nice and clean, but the parking is way undersized.
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