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Beautiful scenery

Easy to access from a parking lot off the road and wonderful scenery. The beach is tucked in a... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2016
Justin M
Gorgeous Beach saw a sea otter!!!

Great tide pools when the tide is out awesome agates and just a great beach. Be aware lots of... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2016
Andrew F
Commerce City, Colorado
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Reviewed 29 June 2016

Easy to access from a parking lot off the road and wonderful scenery. The beach is tucked in a cove of rocks, so the wind was pretty tame.

Thank Justin M
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Great tide pools when the tide is out awesome agates and just a great beach. Be aware lots of stairs to get to the bottom and can get tight on parking. Lots of sea birds, seals, and even a sea otter. We saw a Orca...More

Thank Andrew F
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Beautiful scenery. Go at 1-2 hours before low tide and enjoy the tide pools and all the incredible colors and variety of sea life. There is a volunteer there to answer questions but mostly it's unguided tours. We did see seals swimming off the shore...More

Thank Carl S
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

We are from Utah so tide pooling is pretty different for us to do. Over a 20 year period, we have come to this exact location 4 times now. We absolutely love it here. It doesn't get a lot of foot because it's not easily...More

1  Thank slabrum
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Nice little wayside. Clean restrooms handicap accessible. Picnic tables. Great place to spot whales. We saw 3 feeding just off the coast.

Thank Oilsnflowers
Reviewed 16 June 2016

The rocks are pretty and the tide pools are still intact, beautiful. I once got caught in a sneaker wave there. However, the rocks behind me were close enough so I could escape the large wave and I did see the wave coming toward me...More

1  Thank Sylvia B
Reviewed 7 February 2016

Never been here before and it was a nice quiet area to walk around and enjoy. If you never been, it's a very kool place come and checkout the wildlife that nest on the big rock and to check out the geology of the Oregon...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 30 November 2015

Love this spot!!! It does take some doing to get down to the beach. Although most of the way is paved and railed there is a portion of it that you have to walk on rocks and over a few driftwood logs. Once you get...More

Thank CPCK1125
Reviewed 26 November 2015

This is the best rugged shoreline with offshore rock formations north of Bandon. It's a must stop if you are going no further south than the Newport area. A camera is a must!

1  Thank almyt
Reviewed 12 September 2015

We went mussel collecting under low-tide conditions, and we did not come back empty-handed. Good size but encrusted with lots of barnacles. Nevertheless, we found plenty for moules mouliniere later. Also a beautiful beach with lots to explore. And great for running your dog.

Thank AlaskansinOR
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