Haystack Rock Trail

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Haystack Rock Trail is a 8.2 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Cannon Beach, Oregon that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
8.2 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
137 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

walking

beach

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

walking
8 days ago

backpacking
1 month ago

No shortage of humans

walking
8 months ago

Easy walk lots to see and do!

walking
Monday, July 10, 2017

Went here on a Tuesday afternoon and it was GORGEOUS. You get to see the mountainscape on one sod and the beach on the other. Not too crowded either.

walking
Sunday, June 25, 2017

Nice beach, Haystack Rock is a beautiful sight to see, but a bit busy.

hiking
Sunday, March 26, 2017

Easy beach stroll with views of sea critters and rock formations. Due to it being such a popular spot, Its almost more fun to go when the weather is ugly.

Monday, February 13, 2017

Love this beach! ❤️

walking
Sunday, June 05, 2016

Great beach to walk down and Hay Stack Rock is a stellar beach formation! This really is a must beach to see!!!

walking
Thursday, May 12, 2016

I liked it. A little too touristy that takes away from the beauty of the place but I don't feel like it was a waste of time. Worth seeing.

walking
Monday, February 15, 2016

One of my favorite places for slow, easy beech strolling. Great for anyone of all ages.

cross country skiing
Thursday, September 10, 2015

Great brisk walk on beach.

walking
Monday, May 25, 2015

We walked two and a half miles down the beach at low tide. Got a chance to see the tide pools around Haystack Rock. Happy to see Friends of Haystack Rock working to keep the uneducated from trampling over the fragile ecosystem. A beautiful day.

walking
Sunday, May 03, 2015

Leisurely walk to haystack. One of our favorite places as a family.

hiking
Wednesday, February 04, 2015

Fun, easy, and beautiful area. Haystack Rock adds something unique to the coast. Worth a stop for sure!

walking
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Cannon Beach is one of my favorite places in Oregon. Haystack Rock is beautiful, the tide-pooling is fun, and the beach is great. A perfect spot to enjoy with family.

Monday, March 03, 2014

Nice beach, we had to visit because we are "Goonies" fans and that's what Goonie fans do.

hiking
Saturday, July 14, 2012

It was an easy trail to hike with the family, even younger children. If you enjoy tide pools and hiking along the beach this is definitly the trail for you. When climbing on the rocks do not have your back to the ocean. Be sure to keep a eye on the tide or you could get caught by high tide and stuck on the rock.

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