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“Slice of Heaven” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Ecola State Park

Ecola State Park
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Larkspur, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 246 helpful votes
“Slice of Heaven”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2013

All of the views and mossy forests within this state park were surreal and went on for miles. This is one of the prettiest state parks in the State of Oregon. With views of the Tillamook Rock Lighthouse, Cannon Beach and other giant haystack rocks, this place was heaven on earth.

I stood at the Cannon Beach overview and watched in awe for over an hour. I was drawn in by the waves as they crashed into the shore. The tidal rhythm drew me in and I did not want to leave. I hiked around, bought a weekly state park pass for $5.00 from the resident ranger, and could not help but admire the ranger's post and how awesome it would be.

Visited September 2013
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Crested Butte, Colorado, United States
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“Very Pretty”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2013

Very nice state park on the coast. There are a multitude of trails that let you see varying views looking toward town and haystack rock and also out toward the lighthouse. Very Iconic views.

Visited November 2013
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La Jolla, Ca.
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“Great stop”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2013

The ride into the park is about 2 miles through an amazing rain forest that is a delight to the sense.
Once in the park there are great overlooks of the coastline looking south towards Haystack Rock.
There are a few trails that lead down to the beach as well. We were there on a cold weekday morning and it was almost empty.
Definitely plan to stop here, bring a picnic lunch and enjoy a great Oregon attraction!

Visited November 2013
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Stamford CT
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“So dramatic!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2013

Beaches in this area have very firm flat sand, making them perfect for walking; had planned to hike but recent heavy rains made the steep trails too slippery for us. Bring a walking stick! Fun just to walk along the beaches watching the waves, surfers, and more.

Visited October 2013
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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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“Great Views!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2013

The hike to Crescent Beach is a must!
It is not that difficult of a hike so down be swayed by the sign that says experienced hikers only!

Visited November 2013
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