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Devil's Churn

Siuslaw National Forest, Yachats, OR
+1 541-547-3289
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Amazing views

It was pretty much breathtaking to witness the power of God's creation here. Watching waves crash... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chris1963
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Roseburg, Oregon
Wild views

The Devil’s Churn sounds dramatic. The land and seascape of the Siuslaw National Forest is amazing... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2018
Peter F
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Staten Island, New York
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Tidal Pools along Oregon Coast Highway
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“high tide” (114 reviews)
“awesome power” (9 reviews)
“oregon coast” (37 reviews)
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Siuslaw National Forest, Yachats, OR
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was pretty much breathtaking to witness the power of God's creation here. Watching waves crash around and being able to actually feel them pounding the rocks was unbelievable. The sight and sound kept us rapt for about a half hour, just staring.

Thank Chris1963
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

The Devil’s Churn sounds dramatic. The land and seascape of the Siuslaw National Forest is amazing. You will be compelled to pull over every chance you get to photograph the beauty of this place.

Thank Peter F
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Reviewed 15 December 2017

Oh my gosh, what can I say. Excitement abounds as the waves crash against the rocks. Well worth the walk down although it can look daunting from the top I walked down with a family member who has a hard time walking and she did...More

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Reviewed 7 December 2017

Slowly driving the Oregon Coast, we factored in plenty of time for stops such as this. We both love the sight of the sea crashing against rocky cliffsides. This didn't disappoint at all and is a quick pull off when driving the 101. Nice, close...More

Thank Linda C
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Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for a quick restroom break on our drive down the Oregon coast. We must have hit this place at high tide because we saw the most magnificent water splashers. Our 11 year old loved crawling around the rocks and watching the waves...More

Thank 150Christine
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Reviewed 23 November 2017

Very beautiful location. The power of the water coming in is incredible. Nice views of sea life along the sides of the rocks. be careful if you are near the edges.

Thank bobbyvilas
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

We've been coming to this area for 30 years. This is probably our favorite attraction. It's a bit of a hike to get down to the lowest level, but well worth the walk. On a stormy day, the Churn makes the mountain shake when the...More

Thank Ron H
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

This place is most scenic if you arrive around the high tide, shortly before or after, to see the spouting between the rocks.

Thank Mina50952
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

Right off the Hwy 101. It has a scenic trail that goes down to the ocean so you can walk along the rocks. Devil's Churn has the appropriate name, very intense.

Thank Golf1986
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

We stopped in here mainly to use the restroom. Decided to walk down the path even though it was low tide. The path is paved and well maintained. The lookouts nice and great views. It was just much steeper coming back up than it seemed...More

Thank Julie C
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Humera1926
26 June 2017|
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Response from ELBanks | Reviewed this property |
There is a parking fee for the lots on site- but if you buy the parking pass from the ranger station, it is good for all park stops along the way.
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Linda F
25 February 2016|
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Response from Brenda O | Reviewed this property |
I followed the GPS from Yachats, Oregon. Be sure to visit Yachats.
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Myra V
20 August 2015|
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Response from Colin J | Reviewed this property |
Google Yachats tide conditions 2015. It's also worth noting that other weather conditions such as swell, storm etc will have an effect on your experience so watch the weather forecast for the area.
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