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Bob Straub State Park

Pacific Avenue, Pacific City, OR
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Great Hiking

We love taking our golden retriever through the trails in this park. We recently were in Pacific... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2018
0627Pam
,
Spokane, Washington
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Walk for miles on a deserted beach

Take the paved road into Bob Straub and park in the lot at the end of the road. Walk over the... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2018
Canuckonthego57
,
Kelowna, Canada
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“sand dollars” (3 reviews)
“haystack rock” (6 reviews)
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Pacific Avenue, Pacific City, OR
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"uncrowded beach"
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"sand dollars"
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"haystack rock"
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"sand dunes"
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"hiking trails"
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"cape kiwanda"
in 5 reviews
"great place to ride"
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"clean restrooms"
in 2 reviews
"natural area"
in 2 reviews
"the pelican pub"
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"great view"
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"river"
in 5 reviews
"south"
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"solitude"
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"woods"
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"marsh"
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"driftwood"
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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

We love taking our golden retriever through the trails in this park. We recently were in Pacific City for a week and we spent two mornings hiking around this area. Despite the wet weather, the trails for the most part were in good shape. They...More

1  Thank 0627Pam
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

Take the paved road into Bob Straub and park in the lot at the end of the road. Walk over the dunes to discover an isolated beach which seems to go on forever. Great place for dogs to run, find sand dollars or just to...More

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Reviewed 16 January 2018

Easy access from the park to the beach for shells, driftwood, beach fire, walking, wading and/or sitting doing nothing!!

Thank jack s
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

The beach was nice and good view of the rock, but the trails were all sandy paths. It was fine for a while, but after a few miles on sand just walking through woodsy trails with nothing spectacular to look at we were done. We...More

Thank PhfamWA
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

We found this beach by accident. It has a nice parking lot with a easy hike up to the top of the sand dunes and then down the other side to the beach. There are bathrooms at the parking lot area. The beach was clean...More

Thank icetsarina
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Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

As a local, this is our family favorite. Started coming here about a year ago when we were new to the area and it's never crowded. Love bringing our dogs here for a run on the beach or a hike along the trails. Just be...More

Thank Julane D
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Reviewed 21 July 2017

Great beach access from the free parking lot. One must only walk over a medium high sand dune and there it is - a beach vista with a long, wide and exceptionally clean beach. The view stretches from the Pelican Pub area to the north...More

Thank William F
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Reviewed 15 July 2017

This is our second trip to this park. The first being 9 years ago. You climb over some sand dunes and have a wonderful uncrowded beach area .The climb over the dunes could be strenous for some . We found several sand dollars on the...More

Thank segerfan777
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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Bob Straub State Park is filled with nice shady trails that cover marsh, bay, riverside, and wooded areas with access to the beach and Pacific Ocean. We chose the River trail. The scenery was beautiful but it can be tough hiking due to deep sand...More

Thank Mary V
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Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Wonderful natural area at the opposite end of the beach from the Pelican Pub. Wander a mile or two down the beach collecting whole sand dollars. End at the entrance of the Nestucca River into the ocean. There is usually a pod of seals on...More

Thank ORfoodie
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Jan B
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Response from William W | Reviewed this property |
Sorrry, we were riding horses. I have no idea about snow boards. Try contacting the Oregon State Parks Office: Phone: 800-551-6949 Reservations: 800-452-5687 Information: 800-551-6949 Fax: 503-986-0794
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