Friday, September 20, 2013

Short Sand Beach (Oswald West State Park)


We decided to check out Short Sand Beach on our way to Manzanita, and we're so glad we did!

Short Sand Beach is a secluded little beach a short half mile hike from Highway 101.




Short Sand Creek empties into the ocean here.



And the waves beckon surfers for a ride.




I enjoyed this spot quite a bit! I just sat down on a piece of driftwood and watched the kids play in the sand, creek, and ocean. Very peaceful on a weekday!

Fees: none
What to bring: sand toys, bathing suit, towels, surfboards
Sights Nearby: Hug Point, Cannon Beach, Manzanita

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