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Devil's Churn

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Address: Siuslaw National Forest, Yachats, OR
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Tidal Pools along Oregon Coast Highway

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Stopped into the small parking lot to take some pictures and use the restrooms. We quickly found the paved switchback trail leading down to the water. Great place to see the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
JC-Meg
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Baltimore, Maryland
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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped into the small parking lot to take some pictures and use the restrooms. We quickly found the paved switchback trail leading down to the water. Great place to see the powerful tide rolling in and watch the waves crash through the small inlet. It can be a bit slippery and tricky to traverse once off of the trail. Otherwise... More 

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Spearfish, South Dakota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a small fee for of this area. Bathrooms are clean and accessible. Limited parking. Part of the trail is paved and would be fine for a bicycle tire type stroller. The trail does have pretty good elevation changes and switchbacks. Once at the viewing area, you can take an unpaved trail (loose gravel and stone steps) to get... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of exploring needed in this area, well kept walkways down to the devils churn and tide pools could spend 2 days here seeing all that's here. Rugged and beautiful

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Kelowna, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can either experience it from up above or you can hike down below and feel the water hit your face. A true show of what mother natures power can do!!! Was incredible during a calm day, would love to experience it during a storm!

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Mount Vernon, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mesmerising waves crashing on the rocks. A great example of the forces shaping this coastline. Easy place to stop.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

You must stop here and do the short (very easy) hike to see. We were blown away at how beautiful it was.

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maitland, florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

This was my all time favorite on this trip and yes I did go out on the rocks and get plummeted by the waves. It was fun and dangerous I was fully aware of what I was doing. For the more conservative and less risky hiker you can watch from afar and still admire the power of the ocean....

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We were here just as a big storm was approaching. High winds starting, and rain threatening. Everyone was rushing to get here to watch the power of the ocean! A little scary but so worth the experience!

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minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We almost did not walk down the stone stairs to view this area closely. Once there we spent a long time mesmerized by the passing of every wave! Beautiful !

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Beaverton, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Very worthwhile stop here to see firsthand the power of the ocean as it courses thru the chasm and sprays up on the cliff side rocks,

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