Discover Watery Worlds inOregon Coast Tide Pools
Tide pools are a window into life under the waves. These sensitive ecosystems require thoughtful care as we explore their treasures.
Tidepooling can be dangerous due to sneaker waves and shifting tides. Don’t turn your back on the ocean! We also ask that you respect marine life. These ecosystems are delicate; avoid touching and keep dogs clear of them to protect these precious environments.
Ecola State Park
Cannon Beach, OR 97110, United States
This remarkable park is located at the northern entrance to Cannon Beach. Tidepools collect on the south end on Indian Beach and feature mussels, small sculpins, and sea urchins.
Arch Cape, OR 97102, USA
Located in Cannon Beach, the enormous sea stack reveals a garden of urchins, sea stars, and more at low tide.
Hug Point State Recreation Site, Arch Cape, OR, USA
Just south of Cannon Beach, this small sandy cove and state park is mostly covered in water at high tide but reveals caves and tidepools during low tides.
South End of Seaside Beach
2930 Evergreen Dr, Seaside, OR 97138, USA
Known around town as The Cove, this rocky surfing spot reveals sea stars, crabs, barnacles, and more at low tides. Beware of the waves and never turn your back to the ocean!
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