Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, Yachats

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#1 of 15 in Scenic Drive in Oregon
Scenic Drive State Park
Carpeted with nearly 1,093 hectare (2,700 acres) of old-growth forests, Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest offers a wealth of opportunities to explore a wild expanse of the famous Oregon Coast. Hike along more than 41 km (26 mi) of marked trails through the lush landscape, which features tide pools, water spouts, jagged cliffs, and a nearly 600-year-old Sitka spruce tree. Stop by the visitor center, open daily, where you can learn more about the nature and history of the region, and get a sweeping view of the Pacific and the surrounding mountains. You may even spot a whale if you're lucky. The coast has the potential for rain and cold weather year-round, so dress accordingly. Make Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest a centerpiece of your Yachats vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Yachats tourist route planner.
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  • First off I have to say how cool this place is. I've lived in Oregon over thirty years and never once been to this town. Spent the day adventuring along the Oregon coast and happened onto this small t...  more »
  • We stopped in this scenic area on a recent trip up the 101. The visitor center staff recommended a drive and short .4 mile loop hike to get to the Cape Perpetua scenic overlook. It was beautiful! The ...  more »
  • Take in the amazing views and then take one or any of the trails along this area. There is a trail that leads down to the rock pools which are many. First time to Yachats and we will be back. Take the...  more »
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  • Breathtakingly beautiful area! One of the most scenic areas on the Oregon Coast! Cape Perpetua area is A Must See! Giant Spruce Trail, Lookout Point, Thor's Well.
  • This Visitor Center has excellent information about the area, and a very friendly staff. If you are visiting Cape Perpetua for the first time check it out!
  • Very friendly staff, small gift shop. Close proximity to good family trails. Great views and learning opportunities and programming.
  • It doesn't get any better than this. Great view from the deck and inside. There is always a lot to see and touch here.
  • Got some great information about the area. Very helpful volunteers