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Devil's Churn

Siuslaw National Forest, Yachats, OR
+1 541-547-3289
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For nature lovers!

Slowly driving the Oregon Coast, we factored in plenty of time for stops such as this. We both... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Linda C
Moorpark, California
Unexpected beauty

We stopped here for a quick restroom break on our drive down the Oregon coast. We must have hit... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Raleigh, North Carolina
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Tidal Pools along Oregon Coast Highway
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Siuslaw National Forest, Yachats, OR
+1 541-547-3289
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Slowly driving the Oregon Coast, we factored in plenty of time for stops such as this. We both love the sight of the sea crashing against rocky cliffsides. This didn't disappoint at all and is a quick pull off when driving the 101. Nice, close...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here for a quick restroom break on our drive down the Oregon coast. We must have hit this place at high tide because we saw the most magnificent water splashers. Our 11 year old loved crawling around the rocks and watching the waves...More

Thank 150Christine
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very beautiful location. The power of the water coming in is incredible. Nice views of sea life along the sides of the rocks. be careful if you are near the edges.

Thank bobbyvilas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been coming to this area for 30 years. This is probably our favorite attraction. It's a bit of a hike to get down to the lowest level, but well worth the walk. On a stormy day, the Churn makes the mountain shake when the...More

Thank Ron H
Reviewed 27 October 2017

This place is most scenic if you arrive around the high tide, shortly before or after, to see the spouting between the rocks.

Thank Mina50952
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Right off the Hwy 101. It has a scenic trail that goes down to the ocean so you can walk along the rocks. Devil's Churn has the appropriate name, very intense.

Thank Golf1986
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We stopped in here mainly to use the restroom. Decided to walk down the path even though it was low tide. The path is paved and well maintained. The lookouts nice and great views. It was just much steeper coming back up than it seemed...More

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 15 October 2017

we stopped by here to see the devils churn, natural area. we were able to get a latte and muffin too. very friendly women in the coffee shop.

Thank 712timt
Reviewed 10 October 2017

This is a short stop on the coast. Well worth the effort. You can hike down to an overlook that is pretty amazing

Thank Red_Cat_Kayaker
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

I had read to stop at high tide, so we did, but not much was happening at the Churn. Nice path, clean bathrooms. Nice view. But not a critical stop, especially if you're short on time

Thank JimandMarty
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27 June 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
25 February 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
20 August 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.