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Interesting view and a great way to see nature

This may be off the beaten path a bit, but well worth the trip. Several stairs down, but if you're... read more

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fredzelhart
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Roselle, Illinois
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Short walk to get to the location. Multiple people closer to the well than we would consider. Be... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Carl M
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Reviewed yesterday

This may be off the beaten path a bit, but well worth the trip. Several stairs down, but if you're not up for stairs, there's a bench before them where you can sit and watch everything. Not only is the well cool (how often do...More

Thank fredzelhart
Reviewed 2 days ago

Short walk to get to the location. Multiple people closer to the well than we would consider. Be cautious of the ocean conditions.

Thank Carl M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Thors well and Sprouting Horns has good parking, large lookout, an interesting formation. Highway 101 is a Beautiful scenic drive.

Thank Ss987
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Located off 101 not far from Cape Perpetua scenic view point you find Thor’s Well. It is a great little hike that is accessible until the very end. Then you have to climb some rocks to get down to the well.

1  Thank Kieande
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Thor’s well is a ocean made blow hole that is extremely active. Giving multiple opportunities for fantastic pictures. The waves crashing on the rocks all around give you hours of shooting subjects! This is a violent area as the waves crashing against the rocks sprays...More

Thank P5388INdanielc
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must see! A very impressive show of the power of Mother Nature. The water goes thru the well with such force, the water comes forth and looks like white milk. Just respect the water's edge and the strength of that water and current.

Thank KareStev
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thor's Well is a fun ocean feature to watch as it fills and empties continuously. We visited at high tide, when I'd heard the action was the most exciting, and it did fill and overflow every 20-30 seconds or so as the waves came in...More

2  Thank SnowyShasta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The sign on the 101 does not say "Thor's Well", but Goggle maps will take you there. Look at tide charts, it will be much more spectacular to see at high tide. You can hike here from Devil's Churn, but the trail pretty much runs...More

1  Thank lakechiro
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was just absolutely amazing! If I could find a chair and be there all day long, it would be awesome! I could never get tired of watching how the water comes up and goes back down and spills over. The height and depth of...More

Thank Alyssia S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small hike to get down close to Thors well, but you can see it from the parking lot just not up close. I went down the short trail and climbed over some rocks to get close to it but not on the edge, although I...More

2  Thank Ron D
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Brandon S
11 December 2017|
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Response from boz61949 | Reviewed this property |
The high tides change constantly. There are decent tide tables on the internet. Search for: high tides Yachats, OR
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Cilla C
16 May 2017|
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Response from kf7ez | Reviewed this property |
I don't think that there is a season for this. Just at high tide.
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lori g
23 March 2017|
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Response from Megan V | Reviewed this property |
We were hauling a trailer and were lucky enough to park right at the trail head. There were no other vehicles since we went on a really rainy day! There is also another hiking area just up the road with plenty of space to... More
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