Best places to see surfers near Cannon Beach

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Indian Beach (Ecola State Park) — It’ll cost you $5 to get into Ecola, but it’s well worth it. Upon entering, veer right toward Indian Beach, a popular surfing spot.

Short Sands/Smuggler’s Cove (Oswald West State Park) — Bordering Arch Cape, Oswald West State Park is home to beautiful Short Sand Beach, where surfers gather daily. It’s an easy walk from the parking lot down to the beach through an incredible old-growth forest.

Seaside Cove (Seaside) — Located at the south end of Seaside, Seaside Cove Beach is at Ocean Vista Drive at Evergreen Drive near Seltzer Park. Always a good spot to watch surfers doing their thing.

If you’re looking for a recommendation about surfing, beaches and things to do around Cannon Beach and Manzanita, please give us a call here at The Inn at Arch Cape: (503) 436-2082. We’re happy to give you a couple of suggestions.