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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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This is not an attraction. It is NATURE AT ITS BEST.

We went to the coast of Oregon with few expectations. Just needed a place to relax. The greatest surprise was setting our feet on Cape Perpetua. Definitely not to be missed... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Lincoln City, Oregon
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

I've been though Yachats numerous times and it is always fantastic. Thor's Well and the Spouting Horn are great, but I am particularly fond of the devil's churn in the winter months when the waves are highest - the power of the ocean at it's best!

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Mexico City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We went to the coast of Oregon with few expectations. Just needed a place to relax. The greatest surprise was setting our feet on Cape Perpetua. Definitely not to be missed. Hours, hooooouuuurs to be spent in a miracle between the forest and the sea. Wear comfortable, steady shoes.

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New Haven, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Loved everything about our day here - the forestry staff were absolutely fantastic, we enjoyed a pleasant forest walk, and beautiful ocean views. High tide was dramatic with the crashing waves and the kids loved finding creatures in the tide pools.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Begin at the Cape Perpetua visitor center, or the parking lot. A short hike takes you to Spouting Horn. Be patient. Walk out on the rocks and Thors Well is absolutely incredible! I was put in awe. According to a visitor center worker, the best time in late August is 4:45pm.

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Bethesda, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

We brought the kids at high tide to see Devils Churn, Thors Well and Spouting Horn. All were unforgettable. We would like to have seen all the marine wildlife, but the tide pools are only exposed at low tide....

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McCall, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We were so lucky to be able to visit this area on a particularly sunny day so that we could see 70 + miles up and down the coast and 38 miles out to sea. The signage helped us appreciate the difficulty faced by those early 1800 travelers who went up and down the coast. The little stone building on... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

In all the years I've lived in Oregon, this was the first time I've traveled to Cape Perpetua to explore. We hiked the Captain Cook and Cape Cove trails but bypassed the Devil's Churn (Trail of Restless Waters) part for our own path through the beach. I could have spent hours walking along the beach, climbing rocks, peering into tide... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

This was our favorite spots we just loved watching the waves come crashing in. We would visit this again and again.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

It's an amazingly beautiful, but easy hike overlooking the cliffs and through the Spruce forest. It's well worth the adventure.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Great views and hikes. Pack a lunch and spend the day. Don't forget to drive to the top and enjoy the view on a clear day

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