Online Highways Home > Oregon > Yachats

Cape Perpetua

Search Yachats Oregon

This 2,700-acre wonderland in the Siuslaw National Forest has awe-inspiring views, crashing surf, tide pools, old-growth forest, and 26 miles of interconnected looping trails. One trail leads to the Giant Spruce, recently named a state Heritage Tree. Cape Perpetua Campground is open May through September. The road to the viewpoint winds upwards from the north side of the campground. At 802 feet, you get a view far down the coast. The stone shelter was built in the 1930s by the CCC and served as a lookout for enemy ships and planes during World War II. The Visitor Center offers RV parking, exhibits, book/gift shop, and a theater. Recreation pass required. Guided walks are scheduled.

Location: Yachats Oregon

Other Siuslaw National Forest nearby:
(Yachats) Cape Perpetua
(Florence) Mapleton Ranger District
(Waldport) USFS Waldport Ranger District


Request a Free copy of the Mile-by-Mile Guide to the Oregon Coast, which will be delivered to your USA postal address. Also request a free first issue of Oregon Coast magazine and sign up for coast deals.

12/15 Coming to The Yachats area
Mt. Pisgah Arboretum Wildflower and Music Festival Eugene OR May19 A day of wildflowers, music, food, crafts, and microscopes!
Rhododendron Days Florence OR May17-19 The annual celebration of the blooming of rhododendrons along the central Oregon Coast.
Bohemia Mining Days Cottage Grove OR July18-21 Prospectors' breakfast, miners' parade, food booths, gold panning, a pow wow, carnival, kiddie parade, street dance, and more.
The Oregon Jamboree Sweet Home OR August2-4 Located in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains, the the Oregon Jamboree has 2 stages, 22 shows, 1 sweet weekend.