Camp at Nehalem Bay State Park

Nehalem Bay State Park is a great central location on the Oregon Coast to use as a base camp, whether you want to go south to explore Cape Kiwanda or go north to photograph the famous Cannon Beach.

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~2 miles away

Surf Smuggler Cove

The beach in Oswald West State Park is one of the more secluded beaches on the Oregon coast. Most tourists tend to stay by Canon Beach and Seaside, Oregon, so this little gem gets much less traffic.

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~4 miles away

Hike to Short Sands Beach

It is located just off the side of highway 101 north of Manzanita and south of Cannon Beach. To get here, you need to just pull off into the Oswald West parking lot on the ocean side of the freeway.

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~4 miles away

Explore the Hug Point Waterfall and Cave

Hug Point is located just 4-5 miles south of the famous Cannon Beach along HWY 101 and is a must stop on any travel along the Oregon coast.

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~8 miles away

Capture the Coast at Night from Rockaway

Clear nights on the Oregon Coast can be hard to come by, and your best bet to grab night time photos of the coast is in the Summer.

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~9 miles away

Explore Cannon Beach

Start your adventure by heading to Cannon Beach, Or. Either head west on Highway 26 from Portland, OR. or Highway 101 south from Aberdeen Wa.

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~12 miles away

Explore Bayocean Peninsula Park

Located just west of Tillamook on the way to Cape Meares is an expansive forested park that juts out into Tillamook Bay.

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~14 miles away

Explore Indian Beach

Just about an hour west from Portland in Ecola State Park you'll find Indian beach. It's a 5 dollar fee to get into the park, but that fee also keeps the crowds out.

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~15 miles away

Explore Ecola State Park

Oregon is full of state parks. Ecola is one of the easiest parks to capture amazing views. It's $5 to get in and it's well worth the money.

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~15 miles away

Hike to Crescent Beach

Head off the 101 to Ecola State Park and drive to the large main car area. From here the trailhead is located just above the restroom facility and is well signed, you can't miss the huge placard.

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~15 miles away

Explore the Cape Meares Lighthouse

This historic site served as a major lighthouse for years and was turned into a scenic viewpoint offering some rad views of the Oregon Coast.

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~17 miles away

Hike along Short Beach, Oregon

Hike: The trail is basically a handmade wooden staircase that takes you all the way down to the beach, so once you locate it, just keep following the stairs all the way down until you've reached the .

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~17 miles away

Take a Stroll to Tunnel Beach, Oregon

The main beach is located adjacent to Oceanside Beach State Park, which can be accessed via Cape Meares Loop/Netarts Oceanside Hwy.

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~18 miles away

Hike Oregon's Saddle Mountain

Saddle Mountain is a pretty stellar spot if you are looking for a beginner/intermediate hike with incredible views close to Portland. The trail is a 5.

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~19 miles away

Catch a Sunset at Del Rey Beach

Less than 2 hours from Portland, set the GPS to Gearhart, and drive out onto Del Ray Beach for the sunset with your significant other.

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~23 miles away

Explore Youngs River Falls

Youngs River Falls is a scenic 50-foot waterfall on Youngs River, about 15 minutes outside of Astoria.

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~24 miles away

Short Hike to University Falls

The 0.3 mile hike to University Falls seems longer than it is because you'll be stopping to take pictures every step of the way.

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~26 miles away

Exploring Oregon's Cape Lookout

Cape Lookout is a two-mile long peninsula that juts into the Pacific Ocean from Oregon's rugged coastline.

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~26 miles away

Explore Fort Clatsop

Tucked in a forest within a few minutes drive of Astoria and along the Columbia River, Lewis and Clark National Historic Park is small in size but rich in history.

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~29 miles away

Take a Stroll along the Airport Dike Trail

Parking for this hike can be found at either end of the trail. It starts at the west end of the Lewis & Clark Bridge from a small access road that is used as a parking lot.

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~30 miles away