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Devil's Churn

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Address: Siuslaw National Forest, Yachats, OR
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Tidal Pools along Oregon Coast Highway

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Gorgeous a must see!

Super awesome especially around sunset. Can't wait to drive through Oregon just to see this awesome sight again.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Fresno, California
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Fresno, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Super awesome especially around sunset. Can't wait to drive through Oregon just to see this awesome sight again.

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Grants Pass, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I don't know I just made that up, lol. It was awesome though, and recommend you see it. Take your camera.

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White Salmon, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I would like to go back when my husband's back is better! I walked down to the spot itself, but really wanted to go out to the tide pools and walk around.

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Canton, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I thought it would be so much more spectacular than all the other area that had the lava flows, but it was nearly the same as the entire Yachats coastline. The views from our hotel were just as captivating, if not more so. Perhaps it would've been more interesting during a storm or high tide.

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Devil's Churn was fine but we were much more impressed with the nearby Spouting Horn. We caught this a little past high tide which may have been the issue. Either way make sure to stop by both & time it with high tide. Then come back at low tide to check out the bountiful tidepools near the Spouting Horn.

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Thank TheSpeis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a fascinating place to visit at high tide. The power of the ocean and its waves is astonishing. The sea smashing against the rocks puts on a show. You can walk the rocks around the cove to another beach area. Stop if you can. Check the tide schedule and make it for high tide. Enjoy!!

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another great viewing area for great photos. Just make sure to go at high tide as that is when the action happens!

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Wollongong, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really enjoyed rock hopping around here to see this. The way the waves crash off the rocks nearby and the sound of the water as it moves in and out of this thin channel in the rock is pretty spectacular. It can be seen either as part of the Trail of Restless Waters from the Visitor Centre nearby or... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Once again this is best at high tide for the most dramatic photos, but we were there at low tide, it was still nice to see. There's a short hike from the parking lot down to the churn. You can hike around the rocks near the water, just be carful to not fall in. The waves come up the churn... More 

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Albany, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful views of beach on southern side of path. We sat for an hour watching tide come in and even spotted two whales. Devil's Churn better at high tide. Pretty tame at low tide.

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