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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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The simple natural beauty of Oregon never ceases to amaze me. This natural spot focuses the awesome power of the waves into a narrow shoot. If you happen to slip off of the rocks... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
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Eugene, Oregon
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Eugene, Oregon
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45 reviews
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

The simple natural beauty of Oregon never ceases to amaze me. This natural spot focuses the awesome power of the waves into a narrow shoot. If you happen to slip off of the rocks and fall into the water you will probably perish. Other than that, it is an awesome place.

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Yorba Linda, CA
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Reviewed 21 August 2016

Devil's Churn is a short hike from the parking lot. You will need to go out on the rocks of the tide pools for a close up view, however it is not difficult. Best to wear tennis shoes as the rocks can be slippery at low tide.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Be sure to stop by the Devil's Churn while in the area. The roaring surf and swirling waters are something to behold.

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Midlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Worth a pit-stop just to watch the majesty of the ocean waves pound the Devil's Churn, surrounded by beautiful scenery with plenty of trials if you are feeling energetic.

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Marblehead, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Beautiful location, great to walk on rocks at low tide. Many interesting things to discover here. Great spot for wildlife watching

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

You have to get down into the action for this! Go during low tide and spend hours in the tide pools looking at sea life. Take extreme caution - this is no joke! Remember to never turn your back to the ocean, don't get close to the edge and be ready to enjoy the fierce Oregon waves!

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Thank Rebecca S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

This is an incredible experience. You do want to check the tides and make sure to go at high tide so that you can get the full effect! A must do/stop on your Oregon Coastal Tour!

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Bellingham, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Very dramatic view of the ocean at work s it carves its way into the coastline. The power and majesty exhibited here is breathtaking. Highly recommend.

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Reviewed 8 August 2016

Beautiful, can't say enough about the view. Breath taking!! Try to go at high tide, so you really get good splashes.

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Hillsborough, North Carolina
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Reviewed 7 August 2016

If you are looking for spectacular, amazing scenery that is ever changing, go to Devil's Churn. You can observe from afar or if more adventurous you can get very close to watch the majesty of the sea and landscape in this dance called Devil's Churn. Don't mess this!

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