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Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area

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US Highway 101, Otter Crest Loop, Newport, OR 97369
+1 800-551-6949
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amazing natural wonder

this amazing rock and roll water feature is just a quick stop along the highway, well worth the few... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Palm Desert, California
Really cool ocean area

We stayed in Otter Crest on one of our trips and we could walk to the punch bowl. We went to it... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Phoenix, Arizona
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US Highway 101, Otter Crest Loop, Newport, OR 97369
+1 800-551-6949
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Reviewed 5 days ago

this amazing rock and roll water feature is just a quick stop along the highway, well worth the few minutes to walk down the paved path and stairs, there are other hiking trails there too.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We stayed in Otter Crest on one of our trips and we could walk to the punch bowl. We went to it everyday and went on the beach down from the area. It is a really cool thing to see if you're in the area.

Thank animalsrock2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is magical and is best for big storms if you don't mind getting wet. Hugh, crashing waves, they really mean of the devil. On calm days you have a great chance to see whales and as usual, the curvature of the earth. This...More

Thank Tim C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great panoramic view of the Oregon coastline. Lots of free parking. The pictures do not do justice to what the view is like. Very unique place.

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best to view this is at high tide. A lot of local places offer tide schedules so get one for the area and stop by at the right time. This is a quick stop, unless you plan to gaze for a while. Only one short...More

Thank Laura K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here on a cold September day but there were surfers, all geared up in wetsuits! We only took a short walk. We would've gone down to the beach had it been warmer. There is a little winery there and we bought some Devil's...More

Thank LJo-12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped on a foggy day but the waves were spectacular. We watched the waves thunder into the sandstone punch bowl and walked to the south edge of area and watched surfers attempted to ride with one successfully ride into shore. Beautiful area.

Thank Linda J
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We had a great day I would recommend that you walk the paths it is time for the whales to migarat and you can see them from the devil's punch bowl

Thank Corrinne P
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Visited devils punchbowl, which is really worth seeing as in a great beauty spot. Overlooking the fantastic beach, the geology is really interesting and rare to see. Parking nearby, no charge to visit. The ocean was rough on the day we visited, which added to...More

Thank Suewoody23
Reviewed 5 October 2017

I expect that the attraction is more exciting when the tide is higher than when we visited. Nothing much when we were there. We did take stroll on the path on the point, sat on a bench and enjoyed the sunset. There is a small...More

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12 June 2016|
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Response from Patricia M | Reviewed this property |
Make sure you put it in your GPS as Devil's Punchbowl State Natural Area. Watch for the sign. It looks like a regular side street but keep going. It is at the end of the street. You will pass the picnic area, restrooms... More