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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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Visit with your Tide Table guide!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

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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Paris, France
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Scenic views, pines, sea, whales....Just great! An area to see along the Oregon coast, Devil's churn and Thor's well are must see. I recommend!

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Peoria, Illinois, United States
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We enjoyed walking along the coast at low tide through the maze of rocks and seeing the colorful sea creatures in the tide pools. At high tide you can see and feel the power of the sea as it crashes and thunders into the rocks. Water sprays far and wide. After a day at the sea enjoy wild berries all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Great views and trails. Dog friendly. Hiking trails have something for everyone from easy to hard. The view is one of the best on the Oregon coast.

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Houston, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

You have got to be there down below to feel the power of the waves. Thor's Well is superb up close but be ready to get wet if you are out there taking pictures. There are path ways to this magnificent well, be very careful with your steps around the rough rocks and do not fall into the well...sunset view... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Very cool hike for kids and adults alike! We started by parking on the west side of highway 101, and walking down to the tide pools and then the "spouting horn" (which because it wasn't high tide wasn't spouting). We walked out on the rock cropping and found some anemones and purple urchins in the tide pools. BUT please be... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Well worth stopping to explore the area. The view and wave action is beautiful especially at high tide. Check out the trails too.

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Washougal, Washington
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Must stop and hike the short distances to Devils Churn, Cooks Chasma and the Spouting Horn. Stop at visitors center and more hikes to second tallest tree in OR, and several other beautiful stops

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Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

lovely spot to stop. Perfect for the physically fit who like to climb or those with mobility problems. great way to see how wind and water carve a beautiful landscape.

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Portland, Oregon
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31 reviews 31 reviews
4 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

This is one of my top 5 favorite places in the Western U.S. to go hiking. From the visitors center at the base of the Cape, you can hike down to Devil's Churn, a spectacular basaltic chasm with awe-inspiring surf pounding within it. If you're not afraid of heights, you can hike around the lip of the churn to the... More 

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