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Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area

#5 of 50 things to do in Newport Features Animals
US Highway 101, Otter Crest Loop, Newport, OR 97369
+1 800-551-6949
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Visit at high tide for more exciting waves

We when at low tide and it was fun to see the tide pools but would also like to have seen massive... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
danl32
Spectacular

We loved to stop off and take pictures of the Devils Punchbowl! We could see how the rushing water... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Stacie P
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US Highway 101, Otter Crest Loop, Newport, OR 97369
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+1 800-551-6949
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We when at low tide and it was fun to see the tide pools but would also like to have seen massive waves in the pool .t

Thank danl32
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved to stop off and take pictures of the Devils Punchbowl! We could see how the rushing water entered the cave like area, would to have loved to see it at high tide! Next time we would time it out, or go at low...More

Thank Stacie P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of our favorite stops at the coast. From above we saw the punchbowl which is cool but even cooler were the whale spouts and tails we saw from there. A couple days later we were at the beach to the right of...More

Thank Vern B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must see especially on a sunny day. Saw whales while there. Nice place to have a picnic. You can watch the surfers below. Views amazing.

Thank pdxgrammy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only saw this from a distance. It was very cool looking and didn’t know about this place until I explored tripadvisor Newport, the last night. If we had more time, we would have explored and taken many pics. If we have a return trip,...More

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went at low tide and it was so pretty to see the sun shining through the hole at the bottom where the water comes in. There is a sturdy railing to look over the edge so I did not feel nervous with my kids...More

1  Thank ketah777
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We all enjoyed exploring this beautiful area! A lot of stairs down to the water, but totally worth it! Enjoyed watching people surf, and there are clean public restrooms at the top of the stairs. Great free nature activity! (I did see a lot of...More

Thank Christine B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped just for a quick look while heading north on 101. It is really different and just below the overlook. We didn't stay more than 10 minutes although to look around and take the dogs for a walk in the nice grassy area. They...More

Thank Eric Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We drove from Seattle to San Francisco and stopped here along the way, it was one of our most favorite top spots. We walked down to the beach and went into the bowl (tide was out) and saw sorted sea life and took in the...More

Thank Hotchx4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Turns out this place was walking distance from the house we rented, it was really a cool spot when the tide was out, fun to see

Thank girllovestotravel
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travellizard_7
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
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