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Overwhelming view of nature's power.

Wonderful personnel at the park headquarters, very helpful. Great hiking trails and the cliffs... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Voyager10958
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Los Angeles, CA
The most beautiful views around!!!!

Thor's well is right there. Then go to the visitor center and get directions to the top!! The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is another of the capes named by Captain Cook. This area is full of explosive waterworks at high tide. So, get your tide charts out, and remember that powerful water on the Oregon Coast can be dangerous. Observe from a distance

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Robert S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful personnel at the park headquarters, very helpful. Great hiking trails and the cliffs overlooking the ocean are worth the time.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Voyager10958
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thor's well is right there. Then go to the visitor center and get directions to the top!! The most stunning views. And you must do the short walk if you are able. This walk takes you to the Conservation Corps Shelter.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 226lynny
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had not plan to stop there but based on the local recommendation we did. It was good reward for the short side turn from hwy 101.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Helia_linne
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The fall season was much more relaxed along the road and at the stops than on our previous summer trips. We have never found a spot along 101 we did not like, but this is definitely one of our favorites. There is a great visitor...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank NTSU1975
Reviewed 26 November 2018

We went tidal pooling here in the morning and saw lots of interesting stuff. Very pretty place in the foggy mornings.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 21 November 2018

First of all it is historical. There is an info panel about it. On March 11, 1776 Captain James Cook with his crew fought against a storm. Why did James Cook name this place: Cape Perpetus? It was the holy day of Saint Perpetua. On...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

It’s always fun to take a hike in Cape Perpetua, even in the mist. And the people in the Visitor Center are most friendly and helpful. Especially neat is to watch the Spouting Horn.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RestaurantPassion
Reviewed 14 November 2018

There is so much to see and do. If you want to see things that are easy to get to, they have them. You want challenging hikes, no problem. You want to see nature at its finest, everywhere you look it is there. You want...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank travelwriter52
Reviewed 14 November 2018

Explore to your heart's content in this area as there is a lot to see and hiking trails that range from challenging to a stroll so fun for all ages and levels of experience. Check out Oregon's largest Sitka spruce tree in Cape Meares National...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Bandit1204
16 January 2019|
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Response from Robby G C | Reviewed this property |
You probably be fine after labor day weekend. You should have no problems and fires should not be in your way, as most of the fires are from July to August. I hope I was of help. Rob Chaffart
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SharonR1102
3 April 2018|
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Response from krschoen | Reviewed this property |
Sharon, you should read the recent reviews of the place! There’s a lot of information in those, including fees. I’m not sure how people got away with no fees (unless they were just driving by), but as others have said, it’s... More
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Mandy B
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Response from Tim C | Reviewed this property |
Thor's Well and the spouting horn are easily accessible and viewable from the parking areas on Hwy 101. They are just south of the Cape Perpetua entrance. All the trails I've been on could be easily trekked by young kids, or... More
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