Arch Cape is a community in Clatsop County, Oregon. It is an unincorporated area located between Hug Point State Park and Oswald West State Park. It is close to Cannon Beach, which is well known for artist community & galleries, award winning restaurants and the Haystack Rock. The name is for the presence of rocks in the area with natural arches in them. Tourism is a popular activity here, with a number of hotels and guesthouses.