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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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Great View !

Great place to see the Ocean and watch the waves. When its low tide you can get a great view of the rock formations.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Michael M
Happy Valley, Oregon
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Happy Valley, Oregon
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great place to see the Ocean and watch the waves. When its low tide you can get a great view of the rock formations.

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Lake Isabella, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful the tide was just coming in when we were there. Wish i could of came back later to see it full. For sure worth the trip. Easy to get too don't have to walk to see it its right off the parking lot.

Thank Amandams88
Killeen, TX
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One wouldn't realize the true power of the Pacific Ocean as it constantly batters the sheer cliffs unless they have visited the Devil's Punchbowl State Park. The surf slams against the rocks with such force that the spray flies hundreds of feet into the air. A terrific sight and I highly recommend it as a rest stop to stretch your... More 

Thank TexieKilleen-TX
Fullerton, California
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy drive off 101, quick stop to enjoy the ocean and sites. Parking is easy and if the tide is right great water bursts through the punchbowl.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

what an amazing site, natures fury and beauty all swirled together. a great place to make a day trip, picnic and plenty of swimming beaches all around.

Thank Paul B
Quezon City, Philippines
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174 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Like a lot of "water" related attractions, this one is best seen when the tide cooperates. Otherwise it just looks like an empty hole with a wee bit of water.

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Bend, Oregon
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43 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For years I owned a home on the beach a few miles from the Punch Bowl parking lot. Mornings meant grabbing a cup of coffee, my sweats and the dogs and heading down to the churn. I would station myself at the terminus and wait for that one wave to hit the wall, spray the sea in the air, and... More 

Thank jbhDGH
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of my favorite stops in Oregon. It was a amazing experience and photo opt. We went at low tide and got to stand in the punch bowl. Very exiting!(:

Thank kaelyn b
Powell Butte, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another traveler recommended we stop by here to view this wonderful natural formation. Nature's carving sure was net to see but for some reason, other than the bowl just filling with water during the inflow from the ocean, I was unimpressed. Definitely, however, whale watching was a plus (we saw three) and we also were able to view a colony... More 

Thank LarryCminiv
Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is a paved path from the parking lot along the side of the park above the ocean where the actual "Punchbowl" is located and where great views of the ocean can be seen. Because you are right above the "Punchbowl", the rock arches through which the waves bring water in as well as out are easily viewed. I walked... More 

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