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Tide Pools, oh my!

We were staying in the Lincoln City/Depoe Bay Area where there are lots of sandy beaches, but not a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kelli J
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Spokane, Washington
A little gem

It is not a big park like some other park but it was beautiful. Lots of birds. Nice walk. Enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
nownow29
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Portland, Oregon
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10032 NW Pacific Coast Hwy, Seal Rock, OR 97376-9624
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying in the Lincoln City/Depoe Bay Area where there are lots of sandy beaches, but not a lot of tide pools. We drove here based upon recommendations we saw online and we were not disappointed. The views of sea, sand and rock were...More

Thank Kelli J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is not a big park like some other park but it was beautiful. Lots of birds. Nice walk. Enjoyed the waves crashing onto the rocks. We were glad that we stopped by.

1  Thank nownow29
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's beautiful, the park is wonderful place to have a picnic, place to walk along the beach. A little step for some of us to go up and down.

1  Thank 2013TravelinFool
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Nice overlook to view the seals and sea lions hauled out on the rocks. You could hear them from the highway. The dogs were impressed, but we didn't take them down to the tide pools.

1  Thank KALAMARIVERRAT
Reviewed 11 July 2018

We saw a couple of sea stars clinging to a rock with the help of a park volunteer with a scope. She also pointed out baby birds to us. No seals, so that was disappointing, but we saw some a half hour up the road...More

2  Thank TallahasseeWriter
Reviewed 1 July 2018

As photographers, my husband and I love Seal Rock State Park. (It is also known as Seal Rock State Recreation Site if you are looking for it on a GPS.) If you're limited to the places you want to stop by on the Oregon Coast,...More

1  Thank Bakerfortress
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Our family has been to many tide pools. Seal Rock had two outstanding features. First, the light in morning strikes the pools beautifully for photography. The setting is lovely and I got many wonderful photos. Second, they are very safe. An outer reef protects most...More

2  Thank Nathan F
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

What a nice place. All kinds of nature and beautiful views. Volunteers to steer you in the right direction. We didn’t stay long but the tide pools and nature was amazing.

1  Thank Daniel L
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Anemones, mussels, starfish, seals, baby seagulls. So pretty. Windy! Easy to park, restrooms available.

1  Thank t3downey
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Awesome beach. uS fish and wildlife volunteers were there too helping us find the lounging seals and teaching about the birds. Great stop as you drive along the coast.

Thank Tvm1970
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