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Great beach with good parking

white sand, dunes, bathroom in parking area free access to beach and parking. Close to Pacific... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2015
Albany, Oregon
Quiet, peaceful place.

Fun, easy hikes. Great dunes for reading and ocean gazing. Beautiful, soft sand. Can have it all... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2015
Todd E
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Pacific Avenue, Pacific City, OR
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Reviewed 3 September 2012

This park is one of our favorite places to go on the coast. Even on a holiday weekend you can find spots to be isolated and alone. The beach is wide and you can walk for a long long time in either direction. Few people,...More

4  Thank pkrissel
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Reviewed 8 July 2015

white sand, dunes, bathroom in parking area free access to beach and parking. Close to Pacific City ... and very few people enjoying this gorgeous beach!

1  Thank Nyceone
Reviewed 19 March 2015

Fun, easy hikes. Great dunes for reading and ocean gazing. Beautiful, soft sand. Can have it all to yourself in spring.

Thank Todd E
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

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.

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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
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
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
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
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
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

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Jan B
6 February 2016|
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