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Devils Punchbowl

Near Otter Rock explore this geological formation caused when two caves collapsed.
Difficulty: Easy
Length: 2.2 miles
Duration: Less than 1 hour
Family Friendly

Overview :  Surfers and surf watchers energize this area. During winter storms, water from the restless ocean slams with a thundering roar into a ... more »

Tips:  Drive 8 miles north of Newport on Hwy 101 to the Devil's Punchbowl State Scenic Area turnoff. Then follow the signs to the parking... more »

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Points of Interest

1. Parking/Restrooms

2. Junction

Head down C Avenue to get to the Devil's Punchbowl beach access. Head straight down 1st Avenue to a viewpoint from above.

3. Viewpoint Otter Rock

The rock you see out in the ocean to the South is Otter Rock.

4. Viewpoint Devil's Punch Bowl

The rock to the North is Gull Rock. Up on the cliffs is Inn at Otter Crest. You can get a good look down into the DEVIL'S PUNCH BOWL!

Mo's West (part of the Mo's Chowder Family of restaurants) is located here, but is only open during certain times of the year. It was closed for the winter when I was here.

5. Beach Access for Devil's Punchbowl

6. Beach

Explore the beach and the tide pools. If the tide is out you can even enter the DEVIL'S PUNCH BOWL!

7. Beverly Beach Access

Head down the stairs here to access Beverly Beach.

8. Beaverly Beach

Beaverly Beach is located beyond this marker 1.5 miles from the bottom of the stairs.

I didn't make it all the way there because it was pouring down rain.