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Devil's Churn

Siuslaw National Forest, Yachats, OR
+1 541-547-3289
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don't miss this one!!!

We've been coming to this area for 30 years. This is probably our favorite attraction. It's a bit... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ron H
Go there around high tide!

This place is most scenic if you arrive around the high tide, shortly before or after, to see the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
New York City, New York
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Tidal Pools along Oregon Coast Highway
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Siuslaw National Forest, Yachats, OR
+1 541-547-3289
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been coming to this area for 30 years. This is probably our favorite attraction. It's a bit of a hike to get down to the lowest level, but well worth the walk. On a stormy day, the Churn makes the mountain shake when the...More

Thank Ron H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is most scenic if you arrive around the high tide, shortly before or after, to see the spouting between the rocks.

Thank Mina50952
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Right off the Hwy 101. It has a scenic trail that goes down to the ocean so you can walk along the rocks. Devil's Churn has the appropriate name, very intense.

Thank Golf1986
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in here mainly to use the restroom. Decided to walk down the path even though it was low tide. The path is paved and well maintained. The lookouts nice and great views. It was just much steeper coming back up than it seemed...More

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we stopped by here to see the devils churn, natural area. we were able to get a latte and muffin too. very friendly women in the coffee shop.

Thank 712timt
Reviewed 10 October 2017

This is a short stop on the coast. Well worth the effort. You can hike down to an overlook that is pretty amazing

Thank Red_Cat_Kayaker
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

I had read to stop at high tide, so we did, but not much was happening at the Churn. Nice path, clean bathrooms. Nice view. But not a critical stop, especially if you're short on time

Thank JimandMarty
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Path down was easy for us to access, steps and weather might hinder those with handicaps. We love to see geological sights along the coast

Thank Paula B
Reviewed 24 September 2017

We enjoyed spending almost an hour watching a whale along with spouting, waves, and thundering sounds of Devil's Churn. You can also see Thor's Well from the same location. If it's a clear day, you will likely see whales feeding right off the coast.

Thank Donna B
Reviewed 22 September 2017

We went there at low tide, the only time that we had. I have see pictures of it at high tide and am sorry that we missed it. The bridges over Highway 101 are always visible and we saw that, and quite a bit of...More

Thank Bill C
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27 June 2017|
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Response from ELBanks | Reviewed this property |
There is a parking fee for the lots on site- but if you buy the parking pass from the ranger station, it is good for all park stops along the way.
Linda F
26 February 2016|
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Response from Brenda O | Reviewed this property |
I followed the GPS from Yachats, Oregon. Be sure to visit Yachats.
Myra V
21 August 2015|
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Response from Colin J | Reviewed this property |
Google Yachats tide conditions 2015. It's also worth noting that other weather conditions such as swell, storm etc will have an effect on your experience so watch the weather forecast for the area.