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Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area

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Address: US Highway 101, Otter Crest Loop, Newport, OR 97369
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See it at High tide

We saw this at Low tide o the first day. Walked around and took a few pictures. On the second day the tide was really pushing in. Wow. Very scenic picturesque area.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Shamus780
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albany, ny
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Elmira, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I love this spot for a short stop (off the Otter Crest Loop a short detour off of US 101). Not sure it's worth a sidetrip for everyone. If you like seeing waves whomp through an arch into a big rock pit and slosh around, this spot is for you! If your time is limited, the Cape Foulweather viewpoint (closer... More 

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albany, ny
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We saw this at Low tide o the first day. Walked around and took a few pictures. On the second day the tide was really pushing in. Wow. Very scenic picturesque area.

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Grants Pass, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can't walk down and get close. So it's just a lookout pretty much. I would recommend driving 25min north to depoe bay "home of the Grey whale" really neat waves and rocks where the water sprays up onto onlookers and spot like a blow hole!

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South Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must stop for visitors...the views are spectacular...take advantage of the short hike to the lighthouse...If the surf is up...makes for a special view...

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Renton, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love the wild Pacific. There is a great view from Cape Foulweather. Take it in and enjoy the fresh ocean air.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016 via mobile

One of the many spots along Highway 101 to take in the sights of the ocean. This is a beautiful vantage point to take in the ocean. When the tide is high the waves crash through the Devils Punch Bowl and this is a spectacular site.

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Thank Ahems
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

Storms and shifting clouds. Layer, bring water and great shoes. Prepare to be drizzled upon. Dogs will love to romp on the beach (have leash close by and an obedient fog)...be prepared for rainbows, surfers and amazing shifts of light. Take a break and enjoy the landscapes.

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Rigby, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016

So it was AWESOME to see the punch bowl in this type of weather. We enjoyed the scenic drive and the walk around the area was easy.

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Central California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016 via mobile

We pulled off to see this on a drive between Newport and Depoe Bay. It was halfway between the high and low tides so the water activity and the bowl was not really anything remarkable to see. The water crashing into the shoreline was cool but better shows for that is 10 minutes up the road at Boiler Bay Wayside.... More 

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Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016

High tide causes a churning of tumultuous waters. Beautiful sight. Low tide allows exploring the bowl and all of the tide pools created.

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