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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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I'm back from my first trip to the Oregon Coast. And I realize all my favorite photos are from Devils Punchbowl! My husband and I spent the whole day here. Great view, great... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

I'm back from my first trip to the Oregon Coast. And I realize all my favorite photos are from Devils Punchbowl! My husband and I spent the whole day here. Great view, great tidepools. This Is The Oregon Coast !!!

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SLC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

I have visited this attraction several times and have never seen it "punch" which is a bit disappointing. However, the area itself is gorgeous and looks down on a beach that has a nice little waterfall tucked away in the SE corner. Parking is somewhat limited, but there are picnic tables to lunch.

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Seattle, Washington
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

What an amazing natural wonder! I was there on a gorgeous clear day (the day before was cloudy and had 60mph winds and I almost got blown over!), but the vista gives a 360 degree view of the coast and if you look straight down, it gives a great view of the the Punchbowl. Bonus: there are tons of friendly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We were driving down the coast. Running late because I had to stop so many times to take pictures but it ended up working in our favor. I had seen so many pictures of the punch bowl and it was beautiful but you don't need as much time if you're driving through. We were only there for about an hour... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

the Oregon coast above all else the Oregon coast!! Such raw beauty and magical sights. This is a must stop on any adventure to the coast.

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Vancouver, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

A quick stop to enjoy the rocks and waves and water. It is mesmerizing to watch the "punch-bowl" fill up and water swirl around. Great place to take some snapshots.

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Redmond, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

I love this little hideout! the temp change when you get into the bowel is crazy! deff a must see that is for sure

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Troy, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

This natural area is a good example of how the ocean has carved out rock. My son loved watching the water come into the Punchbowl. The only downside was that there were some people parked there that looked like they were doing something illegal, so be careful.

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North Platte, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

I've always held to the advice to try and pull off the beaten path from time to time and check out some place new. This was a random decision and turned out to be a nice little side jaunt. There were some Wales in view of the lookout point and the water hitting the natural rock bowl was a natural... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We first went here on our honeymoon and we go back any time we are in the area. It's so nice to just watch the waves crashing.

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