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Devil's Churn

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Address: Siuslaw National Forest, Yachats, OR
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Tidal Pools along Oregon Coast Highway

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One of my favorite parts of Cape Perpetua, the Devil's Churn is an inlet where the Pacific first carved out a cave, then collapsed the roof. The result is a living testament to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Bernard G
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

One of my favorite parts of Cape Perpetua, the Devil's Churn is an inlet where the Pacific first carved out a cave, then collapsed the roof. The result is a living testament to the power of all the waves battering the coast. During high activity, the spray really blasts out. Be safe! Watch out for sneaker waves and don't get... More 

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Thank Bernard G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nature's fury up close and worth the short hike. Photographs will be worth it, either rain or shine.

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Canton, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The 1st time we came here, we just peeked over the rail and moved on, but this time even in the rain we walked all the way to the bottom and it was very cool! You can feel the power of the Pacific and just be mesmerized by the waves crashing and splashing! We loved it!

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Thank Kathy M
Roseburg, Oregon, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We hiked down to this sight during a full rainstorm. We took three small dogs down all the stairs and a baby. We learn to work with what we have to see what we want to see. It was a short walk. The trail leads you right into the sights. This is an inlet of where the water comes in... More 

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Thank Megan V
Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Just south of Yachats, Oregon on Highway 101 is a quick turnout at Cape Perpetua State Park. It might look pretty simple but what lies below the turnout is one of the best places for an day hike. As you go down the 1/4 mile trail you can turn left or right. Left take you to a quiet cove beach... More 

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Thank Russell A M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow, this place was so neat. We traveled down to the churn because a friend of mine told me how fantastic it was. It did not disappoint. The best part, for us, was being able to walk out on the rocks and just sit for a few hours watching the waves hit the rocks. It was so surreal. It's a... More 

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Thank Dez N
Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Natural beauty of Devil's Churn. A trip down the coast is not complete without a stop over here to see the oceans power at work.

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Eugene, OR
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

The unspoiled rapture of the Oregon Coast is embraced by this magnificent display of Nature. Don't miss it, and plan to walk a bit. We've been there dozens and dozens of times, never once the same. The nearby Visitors Center offeres movies, views and 1st class accomodations for tourist activities.

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Alberta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Great place to stop along the 101 and enjoy the view. Great picture opportunities and there are clean restrooms.

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San Juan Capistrano, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

The power of the water is pretty amazing...the water hits the rocks with awesome force tossing, turning, churning...it truly is a wonder what nature can do. Do yourself a favor and do a quick stop at this place to see mother nature at play.

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