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Tide pooling spot

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Guelph, Canada
The historical content of this beautiful region

First of all it is historical. There is an info panel about it. On March 11, 1776 Captain James... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Robby G C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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
Thank travelwriter52
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Thank danielburd
Reviewed 6 November 2018

The Cape Perpetua Scenic Area includes Heceta Head Lighthouse and the information center between Yachats and Florence. This section of Hwy 101 is a photographer's dream as there are numerous places for dramatic surf, rock and sunset shots, plus the iconic lighthouse. There are plenty...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

We love coming here, and do so at least once a year. The views are spectacular and even when it is raining you can enjoy the big surf. We stop at the visitor center and talk with the rangers to see what is currently happening.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank annabelle63102
Reviewed 18 October 2018

This was our second time here. Just spectacular scenery everywhere. For the best results, one needs to get explore the area on foot, there is so much to see from the rugged coast line to the Perpetua Overlook that is 800 feet above the ocean.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank relayer
Reviewed 17 October 2018

We spent a few hours here and really enjoyed ourselves. Note that this is a federal park, so federal passes (including the Every Kid in a Park free pass for 4th graders) are valid here. We took the quick, relatively easy hike from the Visitor's...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank beartrax79
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Don’t miss this well preserved, gorgeous, natural beauty! Hike above and below visitors centers. Every elevation offers another jaw dropping view.

Date of experience: October 2018
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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
Mandy B
23 March 2018|
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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
Melita D
21 February 2018|
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Response from Jeff P | Reviewed this property |
If you have any challenges, there are lots you can park in and walk along the beach. That is magnificent in itself, as this has the feel of a virgin Pacific coast section. Starfish, blow holes, surf crashing on rocks, but a... More