Seal Rock State Wayside, Seal Rock

#63 of 260 in Nature in Oregon
Offering excellent ocean views, Seal Rock State Wayside is a recreational area notable for its bulky offshore rock formations inhabited by a population of seals and sea lions. A wheelchair-accessible paved path leads to a viewing platform and then on to a sandy beach. Take a stroll down the coast to find tide pools filled with anemones and starfish. Bring binoculars if you wish to take a closer look at sea mammals and shore birds. Using our custom trip planner, Seal Rock attractions like Seal Rock State Wayside can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Dramatic rock formations in the surf add to the show the ocean puts on along the Central Coast of Oregon. I would give it five stars but don't want a bunch of people swarming there and ruining it. It ...  more »
  • We went to Seal Beach specifically to look for sea critters in the tide pools, and found a few common sea animals, but none of the unusual ones. I think it was because the tide was still a little high...  more »
  • Love this place! You will get some amazing photos here!
  • It's a great place to stop and stretch your legs. A trail that leads to the ocean. Seagulls like to catch the winds and glide. Lots of wind it is exhilarating! Good fun for the whole family! :)

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