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Cape Perpetua Scenic Area

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Address: 2400 Highway 101 N, Yachats, OR 97498-9424
Phone Number: (541) 547-3289
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My last and favorite stop on the OR coast from Cannon Beach. Cape Perpetua offers a little bit of everything. Amazing shorelines with rock formations carved by the ocean... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Karen H
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Montville, New Jersey
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Montville, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My last and favorite stop on the OR coast from Cannon Beach. Cape Perpetua offers a little bit of everything. Amazing shorelines with rock formations carved by the ocean, tidepools, a moderate hike, and beach access. While you are here, don't miss Thor's Well, Spouting Horn and Devil's Churn. I probably spent 30 minutes watching the waves crash into Devil's... More 

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Richardson, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Super view can be had whether you drive up to the Cape or spend some time hiking up to it (difficult level hike). Don't pass up the opportunity to see it.

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Thank Therese P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The visitor center is a great place to start. It provides great views, friendly staff, and easy access to the ocean following well-maintained paths. For an easy forest hike (~ one mile), visit the Giant Spruce. For more of a challenge, hike to Cape Perpetua overlook - it rises 700 feet in less than two miles of distance, and the... More 

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Thank Beryl K
Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice viewpoint for the scenic area. Several easy trails to the shore area. Views from the roadside viewpoint are great without a hike

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Boise, Idaho
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We viewed thorns well, and Devils churn. Nearby is also the lighthouse. Very picturesque. Lots of uphill walking so wear sturdy shoes.

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Lake Conroe, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Go at high tide to see the phenomenal Thor's Well, and if you want to see the water spouting out of the geyser. It's such a wonder! We walked down to Thor's well and watched it up close during high tide. It must've not been been much of a high tide because we were able to stand close to it... More 

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Corvallis, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful overlook of the ocean. Trails leading down to areas where the rocks extend to the ocean. Tide pooling possible, but watch SNEAKER WAVES.

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Springfield, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spouting horn: a must-see when there is a storm or when the tide comes in. Otherwise not much to see there. Thor's Well: equally impressive close to Spouting Horn. Be careful getting close to it. When high tide or stormy, have someone watch for high waves/sneaker waves. Devil's churn: awesome to just watch the water do its churn. Drive up... More 

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Pennsylvania, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There are many trails and pull-out overlooks in this area. We are from the east coast and were just in awe! Don't miss the Haceta Head Light. We had a foggy, misty daybut that just added to the mystique and beauty and the sun would break throught at times.

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Finleyville, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Easy drive up to the lookout point and only a short hike around for heavenly views! Be sure to hike over to the CCC-built dwelling for more breathtaking scenery.

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