Sunset Beach State Recreation Site

Hwy 101 mile marker 11.
Sunset Beach State Recreation site is one of several Northern beaches that allows driving on the beach. So if you're looking for a quiet day at the beach, consider driving north to Fort Stevens or south to Ecola Park, Cannon Beach, and others further south. It is reached by taking the Sunset Beach Rd exit from Highway 101.

Site Resources: Auto access

Oregon Parks link:Sunset Beach No fee required.

Entrance sign off 101

Sign at beach access trail

Sign Sign

Some photos taken at Sunset Beach

The parking lot is located off to the right as you approach the beach. This view from the lot shows the deciduous trees and smaller conifers that are typically in this area. The big pine trees start somewhere between Seaside and Cannon Beach to the south.

The vegetation in the area


Sunset Beach Road actually goes all the way to the beach itself.




The view looking North


The view looking South



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