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For watching surf on rocks, the spouting horn and Thor’s well, arrive at high tide, especially when... read more

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Philentheos
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Beaverton, Oregon
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Great views

This is a good place to stop and view the ocean if you are heading down to/from Thor's Well. Good... read more

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fredzelhart
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Roselle, Illinois
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

For watching surf on rocks, the spouting horn and Thor’s well, arrive at high tide, especially when there are stormy seas. This is one of our favorite areas on the coast. Also available are beautiful forest hikes, the Giant Spruce and old growth hemlock forest.

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Reviewed yesterday

This is a good place to stop and view the ocean if you are heading down to/from Thor's Well. Good views, pathway down to the water.

Thank fredzelhart
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a great place to go and take some scenic pictures and get some sight seeing info. We were told about Thor’s well and how to find it which is just not far from the look out. There is another scenic area the cape...More

Thank Kieande
Reviewed 3 days ago

Walk beneath the awesome arms of giant Sitka spruce to Devils Churn. Ocean waves careen up the chasm and crash in the volcanic rock thousands of times a day. For a peaceful contrast, continue on to Cape Cove Trail, Captain Cook Trail, Oregon Coast Trail,...More

Thank WilliamOAlsip
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a very beautiful overlook and path, however if you are afraid of heights I would not recommend it. You travel quite a distance up on the road. There is a hiking path overlooking the ocean and all of the nature in the area.

Thank FLOGROWNGIRL
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Took the day to see and explore Cape Perpetua on the central Oregon Coast. Was a perfect day to hike and see everything. Easy walks if you have good feet and legs.

Thank Bruce B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Cape Perpetua is stunning and memorable. We spent 4 hours including a drive to the top. Several trails get you ocean or deep forest views- don’t miss the giant Spruce trail. Best seen at high tide if you want to see the wave action at...More

Thank Dan S
Reviewed 6 days ago

We didn't have time for Thors well and were there at the wrong time for the Tide being right for it. So Instead we hiked to the Devils churn. the Devils churn was pretty awesome. Big waves were crashing all over the rocks, I stayed...More

Thank picklepedro_
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hikes are all lovely, and there is something for virtually any activity level. We hiked, saw tide pools, sat in conveniently placed benches, watched seals and more on this picturesque Oregon coastline.

Thank marcyWyoming
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Cape Perpetua Scenic Area is a stretch of the Oregon Coast near Yachats, near the center of Oregon. We spent a couple nights here on a recent road trip. A nice first stop is to drive up to the overlook (about 15 minutes of...More

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SharonR1102
4 April 2018|
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Response from krschoen | Reviewed this property |
Sharon, you should read the recent reviews of the place! There’s a lot of information in those, including fees. I’m not sure how people got away with no fees (unless they were just driving by), but as others have said, it’s... More
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Mandy B
24 March 2018|
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Response from Tim C | Reviewed this property |
Thor's Well and the spouting horn are easily accessible and viewable from the parking areas on Hwy 101. They are just south of the Cape Perpetua entrance. All the trails I've been on could be easily trekked by young kids, or... More
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Melita D
21 February 2018|
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Response from Jeff P | Reviewed this property |
If you have any challenges, there are lots you can park in and walk along the beach. That is magnificent in itself, as this has the feel of a virgin Pacific coast section. Starfish, blow holes, surf crashing on rocks, but a... More
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