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The Attractive Arch Rock

When we arrived at the State Scenic Corridor, we were confused. There were so many boulders in the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Robby G C
Toronto, Canada
Spectacular Bluff Views

The 12-mile stretch of Highway 101 called Samuel H Boardman State Scenic Corridor delivers gorgeous... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nashville, TN
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Samuel H. Boardman is more a series of stops along the coast all in the same State Park. Fortunately, I researched ahead of time, to know to stop at all of the places in the 12 mile long area on the PCH. Arch Rock Viewpoint,...More

10  Thank Lanamamaomaha
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 11 August 2014 via mobile

We had been planning to visit here for months after reading an article by Huff Post ages ago. Went here today and were very dissapointed! It is better to walk the entire 27 mile trail because each stop over isnt as easy to view as...More

2  Thank Hassan H
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We enjoyed driving the length of this. We stopped at several locations that were listed in guides but found onsite information lacking. At the three natural bridges pull off there is a wonderful walkway with a viewing platform for the bridges. At the end of...More

Thank taftdev
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we arrived at the State Scenic Corridor, we were confused. There were so many boulders in the ocean, but we didn't know which one was the Arch Rock. We were not far from it and when we saw tourists heading to somewhere, we decided...More

Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The 12-mile stretch of Highway 101 called Samuel H Boardman State Scenic Corridor delivers gorgeous bluff views of rock formations in the ocean below. We enjoyed several stops along the way between Brookings and Gold Beach. One of our favorite stops was to view Arch...More

Thank RetiredTravelerTN
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a sunny day, a great place to visit, take photos, and find one-of-a-kind beaches to walk along. Some trails to hike along the area, too. Can be quite windy and rainy at times of the year so bring wind gear for protection if you...More

Thank ambientkara
Reviewed 5 October 2018

We were a bit disappointed by a foggy day, but not disappointed by the views. Its worth stopping in at the various view points.

Thank jeffswmn
Reviewed 26 September 2018

A treasure in the lower 48 in the USA...Turn at each and every opportunity to enjoy each and every viewpoint. No other scenic byway has vistas of the Pacific Ocean coast line like this one. For Photographers - This is an absolute MUST!!!

Thank Bill D
Reviewed 24 September 2018

This corridor provides some of the most breathtaking views in the U.S.A. Beautiful landscape and scenery whether you drive or park in various areas to take a more detailed look by foot at what nature has to offer. Truly unspoiled, pristine natural beauty...from powerful to...More

Thank GKR794
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Saw a article about must see places along the Oregon coast and this place meets that. I went to Arch Rock and what a great scenery.

Thank Chip144
Reviewed 20 September 2018

This scenic drive has multiple places where you can stop and view the gorgeous ocean, walk the beach, and/or hike. It is, perhaps, one of the most scenic drives in all of Oregon. We enjoyed every minute!

Thank CraigAnd
Reviewed 15 September 2018

My husband and I only had one day to explore southern Oregon. Not having a plan in the morning, we googled things to do and this 12 mile gem sounded like a winner AND it proved itself big-time!! Finding the perfect word to describe this...More

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21 July 2018|
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Response from Chris C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for your difficult situation. Where I went it would not have been suitable. Where I parked was a few hundred yards from coast views and walks. I am not saying that a suitable park could not be found somewhere but it... More
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Response from Rudy F | Reviewed this property |
House rock viewpoint - Cape Ferrell trail.....about 1 mile round trip, stunning views when we were there. Very windy out on the point. May be be as high as 60 MPH gusts. Hope this helps!