Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, Yachats

4.8
#1 of 21 in Scenic Drive in Oregon
Must see · 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. PutCape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest into our Yachats trip maker and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Beautiful area! The coastline is so dramatic, & the woods nearby are beautiful- such a contrast in nature. If you go to Oregon, you definitely need to stop and explore this area. It is one of...  more »
  • A most expansive breathtaking vistas. Plenty of places to atop for day use and walking. Be aware of changing weather and dress accordingly. Have fun on the beach.  more »
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  • Nice visitor center with info about the history of the region. We took the walk down to the tidal pools and they were amazing! Seen a lot of crabs, fish, anemones, it was like an aquarium. The walk over the rocks to reach the pools is not easy, so not for all. Parking requires a parks pass.you can buy one in the visitor center or via the self serve envelopes.
  • We were able to buy 5 day State park pass for $10. Everyone very helpful and friendly! Trails to hike.

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