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Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area

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Address: US Highway 101, Newport, OR 97365
Phone Number: 800 551 6949
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Saw my 1st whale!

It was a clear day and was able to see a whale!! Totally awesome. With fog the 2 previous days farther south we had not ready been able to see anything so this was amazing.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 4, 2015
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Orange Park, Florida
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Orange Park, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

It was a clear day and was able to see a whale!! Totally awesome. With fog the 2 previous days farther south we had not ready been able to see anything so this was amazing.

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Greenville, SC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Great stop! Short visit and nicely kept area. Tide was on its way out so we missed the spectacular ocean sprays. The trail gives you panoramic views. There are steps to a bean area near the restrooms where many were walking and paddle boarding.

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Yorba Linda, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

We were excited to see this, but wrong time of year and/or tide timing. I will definitely be back to see it in action though!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

A wonderful place to enjoy the ocean. Try some clam chowder at Mo's seaside! A bit dangerous to get off of highway 101 at this place. Wish they would have a left turn lane at turnoff. All most got rear-ended by a logging truck!

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Nampa, Idaho, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

We loved this outing! Didn't know what to expect. We came at low tide so we didn't see the actual churning...but it was fun to explore the collapsed cave and play on the rocks! Super great family fun!!

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Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

North of Newport on the coast highway turn off and go down the deep woods lane to the rocky shore. Here you'll find a few nice little businesses including wine-tasting. Out at the edge of the world is fenced access path to a remarkable deep rock hole where the surf comes in, now with safety in mind. But when we... More 

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Nampa, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

A trip to the coast would not be complete without a visit to the Devils Punchbowl. Mind the tide tables and visit at low tide or the bowl will be inaccessible. Lots of pools to explore at low tide. Be prepared for a bit of a hike to from the parking lot to the beach area. The hike is short... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Great site to see. Good views from above, a mo's, and wine tasting. Two different Beach access points. One to get down into the bowl (good at low tide) and then the most common public access (down 54 stairs) is pleasantly blocked from the never ending wind.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

There are a couple ways to get down to the beach here and they were both great areas. The northern access gets you down inside the punchbowl. The south access had quite a few surfers and it was fun to watch. Great little area. Not much parking right by the punchbowl, but there is a parking lot a block or... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We did not hike down into the punchbowl, however, it was very interesting to view. The tide was out so the water was not flowing into it when we were there. Still a nice view up and down the coastline. Easy walk to view, not so easy to get down into it. Beautiful place for a picnic.

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Address: US Highway 101, Newport, OR 97365
Phone Number: 800 551 6949
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Newport

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