Hug Point State Recreation Site, Arch Cape

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Hug Point State Recreation Site is a state park on the northern Oregon Coast in the U.S. state of Oregon. Administered by the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department, the park is open to the public and is fee-free. Amenities at the park, which is 5 miles (8.0 km) south of Cannon Beach along U.S. Route 101, include picnicking, fishing, and a Pacific Ocean beach.
Hug Point, the cape for which it is named, lies in the park.

Late 19th century stagecoaches that used the beach as a highway "had to 'hug' this particular point even at low tide to get around it", hence the name Hug Point.
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  • Nice views, clean bathrooms, nice parking, hiking and hugging. Good roadside pullout on 101. So glad Oregon has so much public accesses to its coast 
    Nice views, clean bathrooms, nice parking, hiking and hugging. Good roadside pullout on 101. So glad Oregon has so much public accesses to its coast  more »
  • We enjoyed hiking beautiful forests great vistas.also enjoyed just sitting and watching the surfers bathroom fairly clean at least it was usable 
    We enjoyed hiking beautiful forests great vistas.also enjoyed just sitting and watching the surfers bathroom fairly clean at least it was usable  more »

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