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Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area

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Address: US Highway 101, Otter Crest Loop, Newport, OR 97369
Phone Number: 800 551 6949
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Great place to visit at high tide when it is stormy, but expect to get wet. There are many photo opportunities to be had here. If you get too cold you can always visit Mo's in the... read more

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Tygh Valley, Oregon
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Tygh Valley, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great place to visit at high tide when it is stormy, but expect to get wet. There are many photo opportunities to be had here. If you get too cold you can always visit Mo's in the parking lot for a glass of wine to warm you up.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Lots of pristine beach for kids to run, dig & play on. Beautiful coastline everywhere you look. Easy to spend the whole day.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent the night at the nearby Inn at Otter Crest (highly recommended!) and loved that our morning hike could include Devil's Punchbowl, since it was on our "to-do" list while traveling the Oregon coast. The low tide allowed us to walk up along the rocks and get pictures with the rock arch as the background. I am sorry that... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A friend had told me to see this while I was traveling on the Oregon coast. It was an interesting spot, but I don't think we arrived at the appropriate time to see the punch bowl in action. The tide was out so the bowl itself was not very interesting. But a section of the water just a little way... More 

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Greenfield
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This area was much smaller than I had anticipated and I had imagined having to walk through some wilderness to get to it, but it really and truly is just off the road. Everyone can access a view of the Devil's Punch Bowl from the parking lot, it is worth it to walk down to the beach area too, it's... More 

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Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Loved hiking around the pathway to see the Devil's Punchbowl. Easy walking and has a parking lot near by. Sat and watched a pod of 3 whales spout and could see their backs. So exciting for us. Also good birding and enjoyed watching the surfers at Beverly Beach below.

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stopped for a few minutes at Devil's punchbowl and enjoyed the opportunity to take some pics, breath in the air, and enjoy the views. Others took the trail to the beach; we stayed up, and while we missed out on an "up close and personal" experience, we enjoyed what we got. No cost, small parking lot, good boardwalk -... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Devil's Punchbowl is a really cool nature area. Its views are breathtaking, but there is a wonderful trail that is easily hiked. The tidal pools has starfish, card, and sea urchins. It was amazing seeing the sea animals in their habitats. At high tide, the "hole" blows and it is great to see.

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Heber City, Utah, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In 4 days on the coast, this was one place I was able to see starfish. What a great place to watch the waves crashing into the shore just feet away. You will not believe your eyes.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great place to walk the beach and check the ocean! Watching the crashing waves and the tides is awe-inspiring.

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