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Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area

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US Highway 101, Otter Crest Loop, Newport, OR 97369
+1 800-551-6949
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Very cool!

My husband and I could spend weeks on the coast of Oregon. The Devils Punchbowl is worth the stop...

Reviewed 3 days ago
Dawn B
,
Indiana
Great View

This is an interesting area and worth a few pictures. There are also some nice views of surrounding... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Teresa R
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Lake Havasu City
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“punch bowl” (261 reviews)
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US Highway 101, Otter Crest Loop, Newport, OR 97369
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+1 800-551-6949
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I could spend weeks on the coast of Oregon. The Devils Punchbowl is worth the stop...

Thank Dawn B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an interesting area and worth a few pictures. There are also some nice views of surrounding beaches and whales to be seen.

Thank Teresa R
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a unique feature on the Oregon coast. It was nice to walk along the path above the punchbowl and we did observe a whale feeding in the bay.

Thank Robert A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great sea views with some outstanding rock formations. Truly nice place for a day trip of fun and recreational activities. There is a small surf shop called Pura Vida, managed by a nice and friendly couple. Enjoyed a cup of hot coffee while chatting with...More

Thank Devesh D
Reviewed 1 week ago

An interesting geological feature on the Oregon Coast, where the relentless ocean has created a large bowl in the sandstone which the ocean enters through a side cave. The viewing point in this state park is right above the bowl. Worth visiting, at least once....More

Thank Judy-pooh265
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky to find parking (okay, we parked illegally ten minutes away), my only advice is to check when high tide is and visit then, thats when the views are supposed to be best. We visited in low tide, which had the benefit of...More

Thank Kimberly M
Reviewed 1 week ago

went at low tide, would be more impressive at high tide, still a great view and glad we stopped. take time to walk the short trail around the area.

Thank Sheryl M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of those Oregon coast spots where the short drive from the highway takes you through homes and businesses and then at the end of the parking lot...there it is: The Devils Punchbowl. What a treat! I can see that the experience depends...More

Thank NTSU1975
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must stop, even for a few minutes. The view is awesome and amazing no matter when you stop.

Thank turtlegirl178
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ocean will crash with a roar into a hollow rock formation shaped like a huge punch bowl and then swirl into a violent foam. The best time to view this is at high tide or during storms . At low tide you can walk...More

Thank Kurt L
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travellizard_7
13 June 2016|
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Response from Patricia M | Reviewed this property |
Make sure you put it in your GPS as Devil's Punchbowl State Natural Area. Watch for the sign. It looks like a regular side street but keep going. It is at the end of the street. You will pass the picnic area, restrooms... More
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