March 14th, 2007

We traveled northwest out of the Portland area, heading to Astoria, the northern most point of Oregon at the Pacific Ocean. From there we made our way south along the Oregon/Pacific Coast.

Oregon country side, protected area for elk.
Saddle Mountain.
Astoria-Megler Bridge, it is the longest cantilever through-truss bridge in the world.
The Cannery Pier Hotel on the waterfront done to look an old world cannery.
Front view.
Our first venture out onto the Pacific beach at Fort Stevens State Park.
The Pacific is a bit chilly in March.
A little warmer in an inlet.
Visit to Cannon Beach.
Haystack Rock, the third largest sea stack in the world, at 255 ft high.
Other sea stacks.
Erica enjoying our day at Cannon Beach - after her feet thawed.
The rugged Pacific Coast.
From a scenic overlook between Cannon Beach and Tillamook Bay.