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Cape Perpetua Scenic Area

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Address: 2400 Highway 101 N, Yachats, OR 97498-9424
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Stunning coastline!

I spent around two hours hiking around Cape Perpetua in May. This is a beautiful area and shouldn't be missed. It was well worth the time spent and I wish I would have spent... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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salt lake city
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I spent around two hours hiking around Cape Perpetua in May. This is a beautiful area and shouldn't be missed. It was well worth the time spent and I wish I would have spent more time. Definitely walk down so that you can view the Devil's Churn up close and then walk around the coast line to the tide pools.... More 

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The coastline was so beautiful and we chose the Restless Waters trail where you could walk down by tidepools and all the important scenic sites like Devil's Churn, Thor's Well. Nicest peace of coastline we seen in this area.

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Bellingham, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 452 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Roll down the windows, breathe in, stop often. This is a stretch of road to inhale, to savor. Lots of easy hikes to the beach along the way but also good stops in funky little beach towns.

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Orlando, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I would recommend giving yourself at least a couple of days to explore this area. Go to the Cape Perpetua visitor's center to get a map and information, tide times and also to purchase a pass to get into certain areas since some of the areas require fees since it's in the Suilslaw National Forest. Devil's Churn, Thor's Well, Spouting... More 

1 Thank crazygrown
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The coast is a must-see. It wasn't crowded when I was there the end of March but will probably be packed during summer.

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Yachats, Oregon
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautifull day today so we wandered up to Cape Perpetua for an easy hike. Lots of hiking options here from easy to expert level. Fee park - pass required which you can get at the Visitors Center. Lovely views of mountains and ocean, nice relaxing walk/hike through the woods.

1 Thank Jan479
Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thors Well and the Spouting Horn were the main attractions and well worth the stop to watch the waves crashing into the coast. You could spend hours sitting and watching the waves come crashing in. Don't be one of the "idiots" who walked out to Thors Well(like we saw) or the other "idiot" who was standing on the rim on... More 

2 Thank waterfall2010
Louisville, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We drove up to the top and did the Saint Perpetua hike down then back up the mountain, and the sights were unparalleled. We also went out to the stone shelter, which offers a great view of the coastline. You won't be disappointed!

Thank coloradokarly
British Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved the amazing views that we had seen at Cape Perpetua. Its also known as Thor's Well.. Captivating you as you watch the waves come into the rocks. Its walkable do expect to get wet.

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Bend, Oregon
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This may be the most beautiful part of Oregon's coastline, and that is saying a lot! There are a number of areas to walk down and explore the tide pools and many photo ops.

Thank Bigguy425

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