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Boiler Bay State Wayside

US-101 S/Oregon Coast Hwy, Depoe Bay, OR
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Gorgeous views! In my opinion, one of the best spots. Panoramic ocean views. Rows of waves... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Julie H
via mobile

Very nice park and a great opportunity to just breathe in deep and enjoy the smell of the Pacific... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Vern S
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  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
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US-101 S/Oregon Coast Hwy, Depoe Bay, OR
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Gorgeous views! In my opinion, one of the best spots. Panoramic ocean views. Rows of waves. Absolutely breathtaking! Lots of tables to have a picnic.

Thank Julie H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice park and a great opportunity to just breathe in deep and enjoy the smell of the Pacific ocean. Refreshing to the soul

Thank Vern S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was my favorite stop! I loved the crashing waves! So powerful! We never did see the boiler but we did see some whales at this overlook. There were restrooms in the parking area and to get to an impressive wave watching spot was just...More

Thank Becky M
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Nice place to watch the sea. Crashing waves, seagulls, gorgeous sunset, plenty of parking (at least when we were there). Easy to get to, and worth the stop.

Thank Pamela H
Reviewed 26 March 2017

How the formations on the Oregon Coast come about never ceases to leave me amazed and wondering. A must see spot on the Oregon Coast. You need a week to stop at all the must see spots, maybe more. Every state park and view point...More

1  Thank Lanamamaomaha
Reviewed 22 March 2017

This is a great job and well worth your time! Beautiful beaches and views of the ocean! Bring a picnic!

Thank Karla F
Reviewed 15 March 2017

As it is most times in the winter season around here its raining. One of the best things about this view point is there is a lot of places to be able to sit in your vehicle to out of the weather and enjoy the...More

1  Thank MrRodgers911
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This is the first place we stopped when we got to the coast, amazing views of miles of coastline. We didn't even have to get out of the car.

Thank ndgrandma2015
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

This scenic area is stunning! There are picnic tables, restrooms, and a view like no other. Great stop for whale sightings too!

Thank lovemycockerspaniels
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Great views of the ocean and enjoyed the nice walk...Free parking...Definitely a place to bring your camera

Thank travelshooter71
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We are traveling with our 92 year old dad. He can walk, but slowly with a cane. What would you estimate is the walking distance from the parking area to the best vantage point to view whales?
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