Trail of the Restless Waters #136

  

This paved National Recreation Trail hugs the coastline offering views of crashing waters, volcanic terraced tidepools and wind sculpted spruce. A wild place to see the winter surf as it explodes onto the terraces of volcanic rock. Don’t get too close to the edge; each wave hits the rocks differently and you don’t want to get soaked. Always use caution on the beach and at the tidepools.

  • Paved 0.4 mile loop from Devil’s Churn Day Use
  • Easy
  • Accessibility: moderate to most difficult. Wheelchair accessible to lower overlook

At a Glance

Current Conditions: open
Water: None
Restroom: Yes
Passes: Day Use Fee Area ($5 a vehicle) or valid Recreation Pass required.
Information Center: Central Coast Ranger District - Cape Perpetua Visitor Center or Waldport Office

General Information

General Notes:

Close to:


Directions:

This trail can be accessed from either Devil’s Churn Day Use or the parking area on the west side of Highway 101 just north of the Cape Perpetua Visitor’s Center.

 

 Trail Map (Geospatial PDF ~ 1.9 mb)

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Accessibility:

Trail Accessibility: Moderate to most difficult. Wheelchair accessible to lower overlook

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Location

 
  Area/Length : 
1.0 mile

  Elevation : 
0 to 50 feet

 



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