Activities for Teenagers in Cannon Beach, Oregon
Brand New Skate Board Park – Located ½ block north of Visitor Center on the east end of 2nd Street.
Tennis court – Two courts are open to the public in the city park area located at 2nd and Spruce.
Surfing – only for the experienced – surfing at various locations north and south of the city and at Ecola State Park – Indian Beach. We strongly encourage contacting local surf shops for lessons and local surf conditions. The water is cold, so wet suits will be needed!
Fun Wheels rentals! Rent a three-wheeled cool bike for some beach buggy riding. Just remember, ride it on the street and you’ll get a ticket. It needs to be pulled to the beach.
Kite Flying - There are miles of beach to fly kits of any size. Bring your own or purchase at various local shops.
Mountain Biking – There are miles of logging roads on logging company property in the coastal range. There are several access roads near Sunset Road and Tolovona Park.
Road Biking – Ecola State Park – Enjoy several miles of steep, narrow, and hilly roads located north of Cannon Beach.
Fishing – Surf fishing along the beach or trout fishing in Ecola Creek. Please note: you must release all trout caught in the creek.
Tide Pooling – Explore the tide pools at Haystack Rock in midtown Cannon Beach or along historic Hug Point located about 2 miles south of Cannon Beach.
Rock and Shell Collecting - Any area along the coast with stretches of gravel will contain agates and sea glass. Super areas include Arcadia and Arch Cape beaches to the south of Cannon Beach. There is also the remote Crescent Beach located north of Cannon Beach. Sand dollars can be found along most stretches of the sandy beach, particularly during low tides.
Cave exploring – Several larger sea caves at beach line are fun to explore. All are walk into, but bring flashlights. The best is just south of historic Hug Point (about 2 miles south of Cannon Beach). Others neat ones are north of Cannon Beach at north end of Crescent Beach. Warning! All caves can be dangerous at high tides, so check tide tables.
Hiking Trails – Many miles of trails in Ecola State Parks just north of Cannon Beach. Strenuous trail over Tillamook Head to Seaside, Pleasant trails exist between Ecola State Park overlook and Cannon Beach with unique trails leading to secluded Crescent Beach.
Oswald State Park – Excellent trails to the beach, over the headlands, or into the mountains. This park is approximately 8 miles south of Cannon Beach.