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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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A wonderful place to explore

We had a wonderful time at Cape Perpetua. We hiked back to the 550 year old Sitka Spruce. Well worth the hike! The visitor's center has several displays providing information... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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South Florida, Florida
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56 reviews 56 reviews
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We had a wonderful time at Cape Perpetua. We hiked back to the 550 year old Sitka Spruce. Well worth the hike! The visitor's center has several displays providing information on local flora, fauna and wildlife. The rangers are very friendly and helpful!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Beautiful hiking trail through the woods. Thor's Well was probably our absolute favorite. Really can't set aside just one favorite in particular if you are in the area you have to stop the views are amazing.

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Yakima, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

What can I say? A beautiful walk takes you close to the water where if you look carefully you may see a whale!

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Seattle, Washington
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Informative visitors' center, many hiking trails through the woods (a great workout is to park at the visitors' center & hike UP to the Cape Perpetual lookout). Also down below the visitors' center is a thrilling walk (on a protected path) along the rugged coast.

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Sparks, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Cape Perpetua is beautiful. We always stop at the Visitor's Center first for a great view of the ocean (any many times we are able to see a whale or two). From there, we take one of several hikes in the surrounding forest. The trails are clearly marked and easy for the most part. There are one or two more... More 

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Lacombe, Alberta, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

This is a must-see on the Oregon Coast, including the drive up to the viewpoint. The hikes are great, too. The visitor center had some interesting exhibits and helpful personnel.

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McMinnville, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Once we found Thor's Well, we had a good time exploring the rocky shore of Cape Perpetua. The incoming waves make this an exciting and unique place to visit.

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Citrus Heights, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

We have driven through this area before, always on the way to somewhere else. This time we stopped and hiked a little - from the top down to the Visitor Center, then back up again. The elevation change was about 800 feet, a bit strenuous, but well worth the effort, because the coastal views are terrific! We learned that Captain... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Great stretch of the coast highway through this area of Oregon. There's a fantastic overlook just south of Yachats - worth a stop and a quick walk to the viewpoint

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Start out doing a little homework on this site before you go. The best way to start is by visiting the Cape Perpetua Visitors Center. The friendly staff of the center can tell you the various ways of how to get there safely, and provide you with background information on the forming of the Well, (Collapsed Sea Cave!). The visitor... More 

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Address: Address: 2400 Highway 101, Yachats, OR 97333
Phone Number: (541) 547-3289
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Yachats

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