• Easy (to Proposal Rock)
  • 1.4-mile loop
  • No elevation gain

  • Easy (Camp Winema to Porter Point)
  • 2 miles round trip
  • No elevation gain

This beachfront village has been known as a romantic hideaway since the 1800s, when a sea captain is said to have rowed his lady love to Proposal Rock to pop the question. The forested little island is still a good place for an old-fashioned query. These days the rock is accessible on foot from Neskowin’s beach at all but the highest tides, but beware of sneaker waves.

Drive Highway 101 south …

This chapter taken from the book 100 Hikes/Travel Guide: Oregon Coast & Coast Range.