Travel Notice:

Travel Notice:

The City of Cannon Beach/Clatsop County are in Phase 2 of the Reopening plan. Hotels/rentals are taking guests, Restaurants may offer limited seating, businesses are open with safety protocols in place. Beaches are open. The State of Oregon requires face coverings in all indoor public spaces. In addition, face coverings are required in outdoor public spaces when physical distancing is not possible. Garbage left behind on our beaches and parks has become a concern so please remember to "Pack OUT what you pack In.. help protect our environment".

See our Coronavirus Update Page for the latest details.


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Media & Press Information

This page is designed for members of the media seeking more information about the town of Cannon Beach and its surrounding areas. Below you will find documents that contain general information, community facts, an annual calendar of events, history timeline, more on prominent nearby natural attractions and current press releases. The downloadable photos are available for use in any editorial coverage of Cannon Beach. (Not for commercial use.)

Cannon Beach is one of the premier vacation destinations in the Northwest, a small town beach resort experience on the North Oregon Coast. It offers an unmatched combination of iconic Oregon Coast scenic sightseeing, immediate access to natural areas, outdoor recreation and high quality choices in lodging, dining and shopping. Cannon Beach is known as one of the Northwest’s top art towns and romantic getaway destinations. It is popular for its long stretch of sandy beach, scenic shoreline with rock formations like Haystack Rock and its small, picturesque, walk-able downtown, all within 80 miles of Portland. Use the links below to find out more about Cannon Beach and the surrounding areas.

If you have additional questions or would like to receive future press releases related to the town and local events, please contact the Chamber of Commerce at 503.436.2623 or

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