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Cape Perpetua Scenic Area

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Address: 2400 Highway 101, Yachats, OR 97333
Phone Number: (541) 547-3289

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Stunning Views!

A short walk down some steps and you can see Thor's Well and the Spouting Horn! Be mindful of the tides. Both are better the higher the tide. The rushing water into the Well and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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Miami, Florida
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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

A short walk down some steps and you can see Thor's Well and the Spouting Horn! Be mindful of the tides. Both are better the higher the tide. The rushing water into the Well and the shooting out of water from the Horn! Be careful as it can be quite slippery on the rocks.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

You can take a short trail to the overlook or you can hike about 3 or 4 miles in this area. Beautiful forest trail with wild flowers. Definitely want to stop here for the view.

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Montgomery, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

The visitor center opens at 10am. Get there early to avoid the crowds. You can drive to a beautiful overlook of the ocean if you take forest service rd 55 and take a left on 5553 to a picnic area at end of road. Also don't miss devils churn at high tide.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

$5 parking fee. Good visitor center with lots of information. St. Perpetua trail gives you great elevated views of the Oregon coast but you have to climb up 800 feet and the trail is slightly over a mile each way. You can save .4 of mile walking to the trail from the visitor center by driving to the second cut... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We hiked the St. Perpetua trail up to the viewpoint. Very challenging, but worth the gorgeous views. Also hiked to the largest sequoia in Oregon. Nice forest hike. Devil's Churn is worth the short hike down. Once you get to the bottom of the stairs, go to the right to see the "churn". Nice hike around the point to the... More 

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Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Like being able to explore from forest to sea. No dislikes. Take advantage of volunteer guides at all times. You can travel to the highest point on the Pacific, to beaches, jetty's. Explore tidal pools (check for low tides). Beautiful.

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Tampa, Florida, United States
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

a hidden gem with an epic view of the pacific coast, you can drive or hike to the top of the mountain and the last time we were their the clouds were below you.

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the dalles
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

It was super windy and cold when we found the park where you hike. We met a very nice forest service agent that let us know the trails and pointed us in the right direction. The trail is paved so it's great for most ages. It's quite the sight and you want to time it so the tide is coming... More 

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Eagan, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

My wife and I went to Cape Perpetua at low tide. We hiked down to the tide pools. It wasn't crowded at all, which is good. We found an abundance of sea stars and anemones. The giant green ones are almost scary lol. Of course, getting to the tide pools was a challenge without disturbing all the barnacles and mussels... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

To see Cape Perpetua in all of its glory, plan your visit at high tide. The waves are more spectacular and particularly for the Spouting Horn, it is best at high tide. The trails are relatively easy to hike. The tide pools are amazing but be careful--very slippery when wet! Take in the Visitor's Center, wonderful volunteers staffing the information... More 

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