Top Adventures in Seaside

  • 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.This is the only beach in the state of Oregon that you are allowed to drive on. If you have four wheel drive, tak...

  • 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.Many people come to the park to take photos of Haystack Rock on Canon Beach. There are hidden beaches all...

  • 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. Starting with a few short incline stair sets, you w...

    3 miles 100 ft gain

  • 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. Once you get into the park just follow the signs to Indian beach just a little wa...

  • 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. Plan to arrive at the town a few hours before sunset, the beach stretches a couple miles, and it is aweso...

  • Explore Youngs River Falls

    Youngs River Falls is a scenic 50-foot waterfall on Youngs River, about 15 minutes outside of Astoria. The falls are somewhat unique in that the base is located only about 10 feet above sea level From Astoria. The falls have been featured in sever...

  • 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.  If you're a wanderluster who appreciates learning about the early explorers that ...

  • 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 5.2 mile round trip trail with an elevation gain of 1600 ft that starts at the Saddle Mountain Tr...

  • 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. From here it is a flat walk along an old grassy road that is well ma...

    2.2 miles 0 ft gain

  • 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. Hug Point got its name from the original travelers to this beautiful area. Without the modern day highways ...

  • Explore the Peter Iredale Shipwreck, Fort Stevens SP

    At the northwestern-most point of Oregon sits Fort Stevens State Park. Located 3 ½ hrs from Seattle and 2 hrs from Portland, the park sits closest to the city of Astoria. The park itself has over 4300 acres to explore, with day use and camping ope...

    0.5 miles 0 ft gain

  • Hike Cape Falcon in Oswald West State Park

    Cape Falcon is one of two major hikes within Oswald West State Park, fifteen minutes south of Canon Beach on the Oregon Coast. Park in the lot at the trailhead off Highway 101 and head in. After a half a mile or so you’ll come to a junction with o...

    5 miles

  • Nearby camping, hotels, and more

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      Camping At An Oasis In Nature

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    • South Bend, Washington

      Bay Center / Willapa Bay KOA

    • Cloverdale, Oregon

      Sandbeach

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