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A large stone measuring 235 feet high.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tide pools” (452 reviews)
“low tide” (536 reviews)
“sea life” (170 reviews)
Highway 101, Cannon Beach, OR 97110
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Reviewed yesterday

We really enjoyed visiting this huge rock and seeing the interesting sea creatures in the tide pools during low tide. We saw a starfish and lots of green sea anemones. At first we were not sure where to park to get to this place. We...More

Thank ketah777
Reviewed yesterday

First, parking and trying to find the entrance is a bit frustrating. Signage is pretty much non-existent and we had to stop in town at the Information Center. Even then, the lady didn't tell me exactly how to get there. Park on Gower and walk...More

Thank mac6811
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

When the sun is out at the OR coast there isn't a more beautiful place. Warm, sunshine and a killer view!

1  Thank lchelsea
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The walk to Haystack is a little bit of a walk, but worth it. The starfish, anemone and puffins are awesome to see. Took great pictures.

1  Thank Cathy B
Reviewed 4 days ago

The beach was huge with soft sand. Great place for pictures and making sand castles. Parking is hard to find and getting down to the beach is a little hard to locate. We found a general parking area and had to weave our way through...More

1  Thank cheryle h
Reviewed 4 days ago

I found the town of Cannon beach crowded, they did have a large parking lot for parking to go to Haystack rock. People were waiting for parking spots. The parking is free. I only found one access down to the beach down a side street....More

1  Thank Helen223
Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautiful breathtaking view of the Rock. The scenery of the rocks around it & the view of the Sun at sunset is amazing. The beach is clean & nice.

1  Thank Rama1004
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It is a real treat that there are volunteers out at low tide to teach you about the ties pools. It's a beautiful beach.

Thank Lisa R
Reviewed 5 days ago

The people gather on the beach at Haystack Rock to see the sun ste behind it and the other amazing nearby rocks rising from the sea.

Thank beateat50
Reviewed 5 days ago

It is an amazing feeling to park in Cannon Beach and walk down to the beach. You round the corner to the left and there is the beautiful scene! We went at low tide and were able to walk right up to it. The ship...More

1  Thank Jannas75
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16 August 2017|
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Response from David H | Reviewed this property |
Best to check the internet, as it varies day to day.. enjoy...!
8 August 2017|
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Response from Jennifer e | Reviewed this property |
You can no longer visit the Goonies' house in Astoria. There are no trespassing signs in the driveway. I read another review that said if you ride down a side street on a bike you can somewhat see it.
13 June 2017|
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Response from sarakkd | Reviewed this property |
We spent almost 2 weeks! Wanted to move here! Was glorious!