12 STATE PARKS WITHIN 30 MINUTES OF CANNON BEACH AND ARCH CAPE

state parks near cannon beach

There are a dozen Oregon State Parks and State Recreation Areas near Cannon Beach and Arch Cape. In fact, Arch Cape is sandwiched between two of the Oregon Coast’s most beautiful state parks — Ecola State Park and Oswald West, which shares a border with Arch Cape along the Arch Cape Creek.

Hiking, surfing, bird- and whale-watching, fishing, camping, beach walks and scenic views await!

Here are the state parks near Cannon Beach:

NORTH OF CANNON BEACH

Ecola State Park, 1.5 miles from Cannon Beach, 6-minute drive

Del Rey Beach State Recreation Site, 14 miles from Cannon Beach, 24-minute drive

Sunset Beach State Recreation Site, 18 miles, 28-minute drive

Fort Stevens State Park, 22 miles, 30-minute drive

SOUTH OF CANNON BEACH

Tolovana Beach State Recreation Site, 1.5 miles, 6-minute drive

Arcadia Beach State Recreation Site, 3.5 miles, 7-minute drive

Hug Point State Recreation Site, 6.5 miles, 10-minute drive

Oswald West State Park, 7 miles, 11-minute drive

Neahkahnie-Manzanita State Park, 14.5 miles, 20-minute drive

Nehalem Bay State Park, 15 miles, 21-minute drive

Manhattan Beach State Park, 24 miles, 30-minute drive

EAST OF CANNON BEACH

Saddle Mountain State Natural Area, 21.5 miles, 30-minute drive

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