Photo by Charles Meier
As you can see, the sandy beach around Cape Kiwanda attracts the surfers. For me, the attraction is the giant effing rock!
Composed of basalt, Haystack Rock [and the Cape Kiwanda rock] was formed by lava flows emanating from the Grand Ronde Mountains 10 to 17 million years ago. The lava flows created many of the Oregon coast’s natural features, including Tillamook Head, Arch Cape, and Saddle Mountain.
I bet there are puffins out there…
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