Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, Newport

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#1 of 19 in Trails in Oregon Coast
Spend a day on the coast and admire the unusual play of waves at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area. The highlight of the park is a natural rock bowl, the result of the collapse of two coastal caves. The bowl is partially open to the ocean, allowing waves to enter. During high surf, you can watch the waves violently swirl and foam inside the bowl. The coastline is lined with different rock formations and tide pools. In addition to wave-watching, the park offers opportunities for surfing, hiking, and picnicking. Whales migrate through this area and, in season, you can easily spot them from the beach. To visit Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area and get the most from your holiday in Newport, create itinerary details personal to you using our Newport online route planner .
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  • We stopped while traveling the Oregon coast. Pretty impressive and the views are great. Pictures came out great.  more »
  • Beautiful views from above. head down to the beach for a closer view. Parking lots fill early so get here early. Must stop when traveling to Central Oregon coast  more »

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