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Cape Perpetua Scenic Area

2400 Highway 101, Yachats, OR 97333
(541) 547-3289
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Ranked #1 of 9 Attractions in Yachats
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Scenic Drives, State Parks
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Seattle, Washington
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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

Starting from the visitor center there is an easy/moderate 1 mile hike to a 15 ft wide, 550 year old spruce tree. Well worth the hike!

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Vancouver, Canada
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77 reviews 77 reviews
39 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

The views and scenery are absolutely beautiful here! They are cute little beach towns along the way. We were lucky to have such beautiful weather! Their is fantastic camping in the area, beautiful walks along the beach! Defiantly worth the stop to enjoy the scenery!

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San Diego
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44 reviews 44 reviews
20 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

Fantastic views of the coast from the highest point along the Oregon coast. Be sure and take the hike from the visitor center to the water as well as the one to the Giant Spruce. A MUST SEE.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Thie scenery here will take your breath away. We walked down the path and everywhere you stop there is a completely different view and all is spectacular.

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Stoneham, Massachusetts
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

I have read the review of Cape Perpetua before travelling to Yachats but words cannot describe how beautiful everything was. We were lucky with the weather and it was warm and sunny. At first we parked by the Devil's Hole and walked down to the beach. It was fairly early in the morning and we were alone on the beach.... More

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Maple Ridge, Canada
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40 reviews 40 reviews
19 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Stop in at the office and have a look at the information they have about the area. Ask then to show you the location of Thor's Well but if you go to see it be careful as it is a very dangerous place it you get to close. Take the drive to the top and look as far west as... More

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Portland, Oregon
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

didn't like parking costs $5 at visitor center liked parking was free on hwy 101, just a short walk to visitor center

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Vancouver
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42 reviews 42 reviews
12 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Loved the Devil's Churn and up the mountain to the cape lookout area. Obviously it's better to go on a clear day because the first time we went up it was foggy and couldn't see a thing. Very beautiful though! There are hiking trails too.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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85 reviews 85 reviews
33 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This is a beautiful part of the country. The cape perpetua area has hikes for every level. The out and in hike to the giant spruce is easy and magical. Great for families. There is a nice 3 mile hike up to an overlook that gives nice views if the Oregon coast if it is a clear day.

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New England
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46 reviews 46 reviews
4 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Nice hiking, lovely beach. There are two different trails to try down to the beach, we really enjoyed it.

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