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Beautiful sea scape

The views are fabulous but access to the ocean is not easy. If you just want to look at the... read more

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pers0nalview
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Joseph, Oregon
Outstanding view

Everyone that comes to this part of the coast has to stop and enjoy the great view nice and clean... read more

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Bill A
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Springfield Or.
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US-101 S/Oregon Coast Hwy, Depoe Bay, OR
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All reviews picnic tables oregon coast whale watching large parking area stretch your legs lincoln city plenty of parking great place to watch waves crashing winter storm low tide easy access nice area blow hole views are amazing ocean view see whales
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Reviewed yesterday

The views are fabulous but access to the ocean is not easy. If you just want to look at the gorgeous view or take a picture this is a good stop. They do have a picnic area. Overall it is worth the stop just to...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank pers0nalview
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everyone that comes to this part of the coast has to stop and enjoy the great view nice and clean good facility you can see a part of the history boiler that gives the park its name and the coast.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Bill A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You park down at the state wayside and then hike back to a pullout area or use the pull out area if it isn't full already. Steep rocky hill going down and precarious about 80 feet. Same for going up. recommend you go during low...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Jeff G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Drop by this little park to catch some scenic views of the rock formations along the edge of the Pacific ocean. Looking for whales out in the distance didn't see anything today. Park is beautiful views of the ocean and down the coastline Lincoln.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank 689georgeh
Reviewed April 11, 2019

Great view, picnic tables, flushing restrooms (handicapped stall not great for wheelchairs), some paved trails (including to restroom--could use a little refreshing). Parking could get full in summer high volume. Right off Hwy 101.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank J306AKsusant
Reviewed March 31, 2019

A great place near Depoe Bay with parking, picnic tables and bathrooms for whale watching! Also saw seals and bald eagles there.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Debra U
Reviewed March 31, 2019

one of the best places to pull over and enjoy the beauty of the Central Oregon Coast. whale watching from the shore. impressive waves crashing ashore. massive geological formations. Gorgeous views. one of the must stops

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank marktS5189DV
Reviewed March 20, 2019 via mobile

Such an incredible view of the beautiful Oregon coast! Lots of parking made it very easy to enjoy the views and the sea gulls! Definitely a “not to be missed” when traveling Hwy 101.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank thomaslL8566ZU
Reviewed March 16, 2019

There were lots of trees. There were lots of boulders in the ocean and the ocean was really calm. We saw mostly cliffs and we found a hole in a rock. Beautiful! A boat came by nearby us. Worthwhile to see!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Robby G C
Reviewed January 23, 2019

There was a motel here that was owned by immigrants from Holland—a brother and sister, Sam and Jo Smiley, who has previously owned a bakery in Oceanlake. My family knew them and we stayed for a week each summer in a large unit looking directly...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Janice A
July 29, 2017|
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Response from healonwifey | Reviewed this property |
No overnight parking. But, you can park overnight at the Casino, or the Safeway shopping center. Both allow you to leave your car. We had our guest with overflow parking at these locations. Never a problem. And you can just... More
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lovefrance2
September 18, 2015|
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Response from DonnaLChristiansen | Reviewed this property |
People park all over there. As you pull in to Boiler Bay, on either side it is 180 degree viewing point. If he doesn't feel like getting out of the car, he'll still be able to see. People seat in their cars, and have lunch... More
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