Description - Seal Rock State Wayside has large offshore rock formations which are the habitat of seals, sea lions, sea birds and other marine life.
- The wayside includes interesting tidepools as well as excellent ocean views and a sandy beach. Developed for day-use, the picnic area is in a pleasant stand of shore pine, spruce and salal.
Vital stats: There is no fee to use this park.
Recreation - Seal Rock provides beach access and opportunities for beachcombing, hiking, fishing, viewing interpretive information, viewing marine wildlife and viewing beautiful coastal scenery. The area offers excellent photographic opportunities.
Climate - The Oregon coast receives abundant rainfall, mostly between October and April. July and August bring the best chance for clear days. Summer temperatures are normally moderate and almost never hot. Winter temperatures are normally cool at the lower elevations and cold at the higher elevations. Although snow is possible in the lowest elevations, it is infrequent and does not stay on the ground for long.
Seal Rock is located on Oregon's Central Coast, off U.S. Highway 101, 10 miles south of Newport.