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Cape Perpetua Scenic Area

2400 Highway 101 N, Yachats, OR 97498-9424
+1 541-547-3289
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Foggy day :(

I rate this as excellent even though we did not see much of this area due to the fog. I take it by... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Leilehua
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Oahu, Hawaii
Great views from the top of the Cape

The Cape has many beautiful things to see. Cook's Chasm is a place where the ocean has cut into the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Buck W
,
Friendswood, Texas
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good10%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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“spouting horn” (110 reviews)
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2400 Highway 101 N, Yachats, OR 97498-9424
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+1 541-547-3289
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I rate this as excellent even though we did not see much of this area due to the fog. I take it by faith that it is a most amazing and beautiful place as pictures show. We did do the Whispering Spruce Trail to the...More

Thank Leilehua
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Cape has many beautiful things to see. Cook's Chasm is a place where the ocean has cut into the basalt formation and created it's own inlet. As the tide and waves rush in at high tide, you can see the spouting horn and hear...More

1  Thank Buck W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a must see if you are in the Yachats area. The views are incredible especially the Cape Perpetua Overlook!

Thank vespadue
Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though it was a cloudy day, we enjoyed all that we saw at Cape Perpetua. Thor's Well, Spouting Horn even the Stone structure did not disappoint. Great tidepools and fun for all of the family to enjoy.

Thank Amy H
Reviewed 1 week ago

I planned my whole trip around seeing Thor's Well, Devil's Churn, Spouting Horn and Cook's Chasm (all in Cape Perpetua) and I wasn't disappointed. But be sure to go at/near high tide or you won't catch Thor's Well or the Spouting Horn in action. I...More

Thank brs054
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is so beautiful and the constant winds keep it so cool, that you might not realized you're not drinking enough water! We loved walking the trails with our dog, and taking photos of the great views around every bend. It's a perfect spot to...More

Thank Kathy H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a lot to see and do here- it's a nice drive around the area and there are tons of trails you can hike. Most of the major sites can also be seen from the road if you are not big into hiking. The...More

Thank wolfgirlemt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The various stacks, tidal pools and scenery makes a great day. We were out there during "high winds" and while it would have been more comfortable in a warm, sunny day, it was well worth the walk

1  Thank denise b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We parked at the visitors center and walked the trail to the ocean and then explored all of the trails branching off from that. Thor's Well was amazing and we feared for the lives of the photographers who were standing at its edge! Fortunately, we...More

1  Thank Cathy B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited at low tide, so we were able to see the tide pools. We did the short hike to the giant spruce, recommended by the nice employee in the visitor center. She was very helpful, and suggested several things we might want to do/see...More

Thank aggiemaverick
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Maya H
10 November 2016|
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Sunseekergirl77
26 January 2016|
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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
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Annette S
13 July 2015|
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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
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