Walks: Yachats

Walks in Yachats, Oregon

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North Fork Yachats Covered Bridge

Covered bridges are to rivers what lighthouses are to coastlines – a reminder of bygone days, an era both simpler and rougher.  While covered bridges lack the protective role played by lighthouses (and are free of tales of hauntings!) they are structures of beauty that… 

Yachats Ocean Road State Natural Site

Winter is the perfect season to watch the rowdy Pacific strut its powerful awesomeness. Storms bring strong winds and turbulent seas for spray-packed ocean shows. While rain is an inherent part of the short days of the year in Oregon, on the Central Coast it… 

Devils Churn

Captivating, dramatic sea splashes and whirling white froth can be witnessed at high tide or during storms at Devils Churn, an impressive chasm at Cape Perpetua, near Yachats…. 

Smelt Sands State Park

Although an easy day trip from my home in Florence, I avoided stopping at Smelt Sands State Park for several years. Visiting the location where small amorous fish occasionally rendezvous just did not sound enticing. Don’t let the park name be a put off! Two… 

Yachats State Park

Just off the main drag in the charming, artsy, affluent community of Yachats, Yachats State Park is an essential stop when passing through this part of the coast. On our most recent visits in June and early September, my husband and I lucked upon cloudless… 

Cape Perpetua Day Use Area

Whispering Spruce Trail is always a must-see stop when we have out-of-town visitors. Easily a top contender for the best view on the Oregon Coast, you can see dozens of miles of coastline and sweeping views of churning sea and white-capped waves from this mountaintop….