There are many ways to enjoy the Oregon Coast: beach combing and kite flying, swimming and surfing. Even for those who choose a “long walk on the beach” as their preferred mode of beachgoing, there are options. For instance, you might venture to a scenic overlook at Ecola State Park. Or trek to a real-life, honest-to-goodness Secret Beach. Or, as with today’s featured trail, stroll along a beautiful boardwalk trail in Oregon that winds through a stunning swath of coastal forest. We’re a bit partial to this last option.

Have you taken this boardwalk trail in Oregon before? Rockaway Beach is such a beautiful place and this trail offers a fresh perspective of the Oregon Coast. You can learn more about the Rockaway Big Tree Trail on AllTrails. And, for even more incredible hiking trails in the Beaver State, sign up for AllTrails+ for free.

While you’re in the area, be sure and stop by Pronto Pup, home to the original Oregon corn dog! And, make sure to check out our ultimate hiking list with 75 must-have accessories for your upcoming outdoor adventure.

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Hiking Trails In Oregon

What are some other hiking trails in Oregon I should check out?

There is no doubt that Oregon is a hiker’s paradise. Throughout the Beaver State, you’ll find trails in its 350 state parks, 11 national forests, and more than a dozen national wildlife refuges. But, with so many hiking options, it is easy to feel a little overwhelmed and not know where to start when it comes to choosing the best hike. Below are just a few of our favorite trails in Oregon that we love to recommend.

  • Hug Point Recreation Site
  • Crooked River Trail, Smith Rock State Park
  • Wahclella Falls
  • Trail of Ten Falls
  • Multnomah Falls Trail


Before you head out on a hike, no matter how far you choose to go, always make sure you are prepared! Check out our ultimate hiking packing list to ensure you have everything you need for your upcoming adventure.

What are some of the best beaches in Oregon?

It is hard to narrow down the list of the best beaches in Oregon. From popular beaches to hidden gems, there are incredible places to just sit back, enjoy the views, and dig our toes into the sand. While we could certainly list a handful of beaches in Oregon to check out, the following are just a few to get you started:

  • Arch Cape, south of Cannon Beach
  • Port Orford
  • Seal Rock, Lincoln County
  • Otter Rock, Lincoln County
  • Seaside


If you love scenic places to visit in Oregon, especially its beaches, check out our list of 10 stunning places on the Oregon Coast that look like something from a dream. Each destination is amazing and magical — you won’t want to miss a single one!

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