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Cape Perpetua Scenic Area

2400 Highway 101 N, Yachats, OR 97498-9424
+1 541-547-3289
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A beautiful coastline. We went down to the beach at low tide, and enjoyed ourselves.

There is not much to do at the inland side of the Park, but the beach is awesome. We were there at... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Bill C
Must See!!

Beautiful hikes. Get a tide table. Thor's Well and Spouting Horn are amazing to see at high tide... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Dawn B
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2400 Highway 101 N, Yachats, OR 97498-9424
+1 541-547-3289
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Reviewed 4 days ago

There is not much to do at the inland side of the Park, but the beach is awesome. We were there at low tide, and say so much sea-life in the tide pools. There were quite a number of people at each pull out, and...More

Thank Bill C
Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautiful hikes. Get a tide table. Thor's Well and Spouting Horn are amazing to see at high tide. We also saw lots of sea lions!

Thank Dawn B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Pacific Coast is filled with nature’s grandeur but no place exceeds Cape Perpetua just south of Yachats. The drive to the nearby state park rewards the traveler with vertigo inspiring panoramas of the turbulent Pacific Ocean and dramatic and rugged rocky coast. If you...More

Thank JohnM562
Reviewed 6 days ago

Thor's Well My research indicated that Thor’s Well is best near high tides. We timed it to arrive about 75 minutes before a 7-to-8 feet high tide. This was perfect. From the roadside pullout immediately south of the Cape Perpetua Visitor Center, it was a...More

Thank KendianaJones
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Some of oregons most beautiful coastal areas Lots of pull off view points with wave 🌊 power displays. Worth the time for the hiker or driver 👍👍

Thank 6-13-1966
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walks up or down, or along the coastline. Rock scrambles and easy strolls. Anemones, sea lions, and the ever present weather. The full gamut. Enjoy!

Thank Jeff P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our introduction to this area was at the interpretive center where we found a spot in the almost full lot. There are several exhibits that proved helpful as were the staff. After exiting the building, we took a 3/4 mile Captain Cook trail to Cook's...More

Thank westie2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this area during a period of less than favourable weather. It was still very atmospheric. The force of the ocean is spectacular, creating some beautiful sites and sounds. There are parking areas along the route, offering short term, free parking. For those who...More

Thank sm1710
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Highest viewpoint accessible by vehicle on the Oregon Coast. On a clear day you can see over 30 miles out to sea and 70 miles of coastline. There are 26 miles of trails, accessible at the Cape Perpetua Scenic Area. Helpful ranger usually on site....More

Thank Patricia B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Big parking lot, easy access to trails, and a very helpful ranger staff make this a must stop for exploring the amazing section of the Oregon coast. There are short and long trails, some easy, some moderately difficult. A quick two-hour almost-stroll leads to a...More

Thank VBGuy43
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Maya H
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Response from ifuentesc | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Jodi. It really depends on the time you usually spend getting to feel the beauty of a place. I would say three hours as minimum time (if you are the type that does museums in less than an hour). In my opinion, even if... More
Annette S
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Response from CateHikes | Reviewed this property |
Yes, dogs are permitted in the campgrounds but as noted must be leashed. I took my dog on the short hike to the Oldest Spruce, on leash of course, as well as to the various trails by the viewpoints. There were folks taking... More