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We watched a whale feeding very close to the cliffs we were looking out at. Lots of parking and a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Rachel L
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Whale Watching

This simple looking park on the side of Hwy 101 provides picnic tables, rest rooms, and a bay of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Vancouver, Canada
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US-101 S/Oregon Coast Hwy, Depoe Bay, OR
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All reviewspicnic tablescrashing wavesoregon coastwhale watchinglarge parking arealincoln citybeautiful spotplenty of parkingfavorite stopwinter stormgreat place to watcheasy accesslow tidesee whalesgorgeous viewsnice stopwalk around
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We watched a whale feeding very close to the cliffs we were looking out at. Lots of parking and a bathroom. Beautiful area to see!

Thank Rachel L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This simple looking park on the side of Hwy 101 provides picnic tables, rest rooms, and a bay of whales. We spent nearly 40 minutes here watching 3 or 4 whales playing in the way to the north and just off the coast to the...More

1  Thank EphemeralDiver
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Boiler Bay is a great place to watch the ocean pounding the rocks. We saw one whale the short tine we were there and several whale blows. It's always fun to try to spot a whale and you're high enough to see a big expanse...More

Thank JOregon_11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just north of Depoe Bay, a nice turn out with a large parking area, picnic tables and restrooms. There is enough room to fit your RV. We stopped here on recommendations we might see whales. Jackpot. There was one in the bay feeding. A must...More

Thank MagnumBatt01
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Nice area to stop and take in the ocean view. Family friendly. Excellent whale watching opportunity. We had several fairly close-up views of gray whales from the lookout in August.

Thank Courtnie T
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Well worth a stop or spending more time. Plenty of Easy in and out parking. Bathrooms. 180 degree Pacific Ocean water front beach and views. If you can catch good weather, it’s a great place to be

Thank happytoberetired
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

We stopped here so the kids could stretch their legs and stayed an hour. There was a grey whale hanging out right off the point. We also saw a seal and sea lion. Don't forget your binoculars! The scenery was beautiful too. My kids (9...More

1  Thank Julie S
Reviewed 20 July 2018

I walked by a man with his 2 children. He asked one of the children if he can see the whale? I walked toward the main area and looked out in the ocean. There were a couple of boats and near them was a whale....More

1  Thank Eric B
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

While we did not see the boiler of the boat that sank, we did see whales! Quite a few actually and the first sighting of fluking (tail vertical out of water before diving). We are staying less than a mile from here and have seen...More

Thank Thundrdawg
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Excellent view of Pacific Ocean large scenic area, I have seen whales each time I have visited, may be very windy so bring sweatshirt or jacket. And DON’T forget a camera and binoculars

Thank Sandra S
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Janice A
29 July 2017|
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Response from Julie H | Reviewed this property |
No overnight parking. But, you can park overnight at the Casino, or the Safeway shopping center. Both allow you to leave your car. We had our guest with overflow parking at these locations. Never a problem. And you can just... More
18 September 2015|
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Response from Donna C | Reviewed this property |
People park all over there. As you pull in to Boiler Bay, on either side it is 180 degree viewing point. If he doesn't feel like getting out of the car, he'll still be able to see. People seat in their cars, and have lunch... More