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Devil's Churn

Siuslaw National Forest, Yachats, OR
+1 541-547-3289
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Worth the walk

This is a lovely place to stop and break your journey. You can walk down the pathways and see the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ANDY K
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WEST YORKS
Picturesque

Lovely. Area with a lot to offer. The actual “churn” is fun to watch, especially when the tide is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
teenasan3
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Eugene, Oregon
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Tidal Pools along Oregon Coast Highway
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“high tide” (116 reviews)
“oregon coast” (38 reviews)
“parking lot” (18 reviews)
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Siuslaw National Forest, Yachats, OR
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+1 541-547-3289
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"high tide"
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"oregon coast"
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"parking lot"
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"waves crash"
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"on the rocks"
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"nice stop"
in 5 reviews
"stretch your legs"
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"wave action"
in 13 reviews
"quick stop"
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"great spot"
in 9 reviews
"be careful"
in 13 reviews
"parking area"
in 9 reviews
"short hike"
in 9 reviews
"the cliff"
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"mother nature"
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"tide pools"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely place to stop and break your journey. You can walk down the pathways and see the amazing site of the Devils Churn. There are a number of different walks in the area and it is good to place to break and...More

Thank ANDY K
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely. Area with a lot to offer. The actual “churn” is fun to watch, especially when the tide is right. Take the relatively easy walking path down to the tide pool area or go on to the beach. Definitely worth the time.

Thank teenasan3
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Reviewed 1 week ago

An amazing natural phenomenon that is between Yachats and Florence on the Oregon Coast. The hike to the bottom is fairly moderate, on a paved trail, with a visitor's center at the top. This is a natural phenomenon that will make you realize how powerful...More

Thank Kimberley H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Devil's Churn is an amazing display of the ocean, the rocks and the tides interacting to provide a multi sensory experience. As you watch the waves, close your eyes and listen to the crash and feel the thud when tons of water crash into...More

1  Thank Richard R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stopped here many times on my travels along the Oregon coast. It always takes my breath away. A must see stop.

Thank Debbie M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This part of the coast is quite amazing to watch st high tide. It lives up to its name. The spouting horn and Thor well are quite fascinating to watch as well

Thank Anne G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a rugged piece of coast. Caution should be used while appreciating the wildness of the waves! Great photo taking opportunities.

Thank siinamo40
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

While driving down the Oregon Coast, this was an unplanned stop. What a pleasant surprise. I know most reviews recommend high tide, we were here at low tide. Kids loved it. You can walk onto the rocks below at the churn. And there's another pathway...More

1  Thank James M
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

It's only a short hike from the parking area down to the Devil's Churn. If you choose your timing, high tide and surf, the churn in the area is spectacular. Don't tempt the waves by getting too close to them.

Thank peter l
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

I can understand why some people might describe the Churn in negative terms. Here's the deal: the wave action is most spectacular and impressive during a storm, when the wind is howling in off the ocean, the rain stinging your cheeks, the sand blowing into...More

Thank Hardly B
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Humera1926
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.
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Linda F
26 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.
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Myra V
21 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.
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