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Bob Straub State Park

Pacific Avenue, Pacific City, OR
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Blessing of the Dory Fleet

Pacific City's long beach, between Cape Kiwanda to the north and Bob Staub State Park on Nestucca... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2015
Kalamariverrat
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Rainier, Oregon
Beach Beauty

Even in winter the beach is supreme. Deserted and lovely, these dunes are supreme. A misty day in... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2015
Takeitorleave
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“sand dollars” (3 reviews)
“sand dunes” (5 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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"sand dunes"
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"hiking trails"
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"haystack rock"
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"cape kiwanda"
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"great place to ride"
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"short hike"
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"natural area"
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"oregon beach"
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"soft sand"
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"the pelican pub"
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"great view"
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"restrooms"
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"river"
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Reviewed 20 February 2015

Pacific City's long beach, between Cape Kiwanda to the north and Bob Staub State Park on Nestucca Spit to the south, is the home of the only beach-launched dory fishing fleet in the world. Early dories were double-ended and oar-powered; today's versions mostly have squared-off...More

1  Thank Kalamariverrat
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Reviewed 4 February 2015 via mobile

Even in winter the beach is supreme. Deserted and lovely, these dunes are supreme. A misty day in the 50's - great for hiking and enjoying the surf.

Thank Takeitorleave
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Reviewed 29 November 2014

Undeveloped and conserved area of beach, dunes and dune vegetation. A loop trail goes along the dunes above the beach to a spit at the mouth of the Nestucca River and then along the river back to the trailhead. The trail is about 7 mi....More

1  Thank Anne N
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Reviewed 14 October 2014

good views of the mouth of the river... nice spot for a short hike in the sand dunes... worth a short visit

Thank Kawakwa
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Reviewed 20 September 2014

White sand, seals swimming in the surf, beautiful! Post card perfect! Make sure to take time to walk along this beach.

Thank Kay S
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Reviewed 18 September 2014

It's a nice little Park and out of the way, easy beach access. Easy parking and a restroom. BTW, Bob Straub was a Governor of Oregon.

Thank Winngrip
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Reviewed 28 August 2014

Words escape to describe how beautiful the ocean view is here. The sand dunes and stretch of this amazing beach is breathtaking. I just lied in the sun and took in the warm caress of the sun. Do yourself a favor and escape to This...More

Thank feltisjs
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Reviewed 9 February 2014

One of our favorite places on the entire coast! Simply beautiful with gorgeous sunsets and always something to see and do! One can spend day after day here and never bore of the sights and smells-- and there's good food and a gourmet espresso right...More

Thank JGoza2007
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Reviewed 12 August 2013

This was a beautiful spot. Quiet clean dunes to walk over and an uncrowded walk on the beach. I wish we could have stayed longer.

Thank wynrigg
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Reviewed 21 May 2013

Bob Strub state park is almost a square mile of gorgeous wildlife trees shrubs the most beautiful views on the Oregon coast with hay stack rock in the backgound. I highly recommend taking a horseback ride on the beach and also on the dunes at...More

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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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