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Interesting stop on Hwy 101

Parking is not always easy here as there are limited spaces, but we had no problem at this time of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Elaine G
Lewiston, Idaho, United States
High tide

We planned this one out to be the at high tide. I was disappointed. There just wasn't the action... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
East Bethel, Minnesota
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Tidal Pools along Oregon Coast Highway
Siuslaw National Forest, Yachats, OR
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Parking is not always easy here as there are limited spaces, but we had no problem at this time of year. Love the trails that you can take from this point.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Elaine G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We planned this one out to be the at high tide. I was disappointed. There just wasn't the action of water that you see at the other spots along the trail. Still a beautiful stop.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank aprilmA6330ZX
Reviewed January 27, 2019

This channel used to put on a good show but for years it has been disappointing in the summer, even at high tide. Nothing happening.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed January 18, 2019

There is a path and stairway that lead to volcanic rocks that surround the churn. It is really fun to walk out on the rocks and get close (but not too close!) to the action. Depending on the tide and the restlessness of the ocean,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 17, 2019

Devil's Churn looks like a crack in the coastline. When the tide is high and the waves push the water up the crack, there can be an explosive waterwork display at eh end of the crack - BOOM!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Robert S
Reviewed January 9, 2019 via mobile

Cape Perpetua is filled with awesome things, including Devil's Churn, Spouting Horn, and Thor's Well. See them all!!!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 908mari
Reviewed January 9, 2019

What an exciting experience! The wave action never stops. Make sure you walk down to the viewpoint. Snack shop with food and beverages available in the parking area.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Cheryl P
Reviewed December 24, 2018

This was our second trip to Oregon in the last year, and we had some "must stop again" spots. What a surprise to see the difference between our sunny summer visit and our late fall visit. The tide was not at its highest point yet,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank NTSU1975
Reviewed November 24, 2018

I liked this attraction. It was a river of saltwater coming in and out. The inlet is narrow and that is why waves come up high. The waves came from the Pacific Ocean. I call it the restless ocean. We stood there enjoying what we...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Robby G C
Reviewed November 14, 2018

The waves at high tide just keep coming. The sound at times is so loud it thumps your heart. This is an exciting place to visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
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June 26, 2017|
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Response from ELBanks | Reviewed this property |
There is a parking fee for the lots on site- but if you buy the parking pass from the ranger station, it is good for all park stops along the way.
Linda F
February 25, 2016|
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Response from Brenda O | Reviewed this property |
I followed the GPS from Yachats, Oregon. Be sure to visit Yachats.
Myra V
August 20, 2015|
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Response from Colin J | Reviewed this property |
Google Yachats tide conditions 2015. It's also worth noting that other weather conditions such as swell, storm etc will have an effect on your experience so watch the weather forecast for the area.