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Otter Crest Loop

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Address: Depoe Bay, OR

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Otter Crest Loop drive is beautiful

One of the best drives off the beaten path on the Oregon coast. Worth every minute you take this detour!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 November 2016
Rena H
Bend, Oregon
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Bend, Oregon
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58 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

One of the best drives off the beaten path on the Oregon coast. Worth every minute you take this detour!

Thank Rena H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

A great place sitting high above ocean waters to watch for migrating whales. Best in October! The sunsets from there are glorious! Great place to set up a tri-pod for the photogs!

Thank dollarkris2
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

A must see drive if you are In the area! Make sure you stop at all of the pull offs, there's a new surprise at every turn.

Thank Downunderjeep
Selah, Washington
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Great drive..meanders through forest spectacular views of ocean. Take your time and enjoy this drive.

Thank 1977plj
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58 reviews
19 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We stopped here and watched whales for at least an hour. Saw so many whales . Well worth the drive. Highly recommend!

Thank CanadaVacationer1
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We stopped on our way to Newport along this loop. Saw 4-5 whales. On our way back to Lincoln City late afternoon. We stopped here again and saw at least a dozen whales surfacing and spouting. Spent at least one hour watch whales.

Thank Roland K
Denison, Texas
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Take a drive, stop to take pictures and go down to the beach. This gives you a good look at the coast and a true sense of what nature created

Thank Doug903
Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Little traffic on a late summer's drive. Great pull outs and parks with views. Whales at most stops in late August. Clean rest rooms.

Thank vmcgilvr
College Station, Texas
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7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We went on a foggy and rainy day so couldn't enjoy all that this place has to offer on a sunny day. Devil's punchbowl and the views along the drive were still amazing. Will visit again

Thank cpalit
Bunbury, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Quite a view... and I imagine at times it's spectacular. No whales, or otters, for that matter. Sad to note litter (which we bagged) in the area. Craggy rock formations are interesting. No facilities, so Boiler Bay is the preferred stop, if you've a deadline to meet, or weather is inclement... .

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