Yachats, Oregon: Bazalgette the Spewing Whale

A metal whale -- buried under grass so that only its tail is visible -- spews water every 60 seconds from a subterranean blowhole. Built by local artist Jim Adler.
Address:
140 Prospect Ave., Yachats, OR
Directions:
South end of town, on the northbound side of US Hwy 101, just south of its intersection with Prospect Ave.
Hours:
Daytime spouting only. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
541-547-3777
Admission:
Free
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Whale's tale and spouting blowhole.

Whale's Tail and Blowhole

The Whale Tail is in front of a business facing on Route 101 in Yachats, Oregon. Every so often the whale spouts...

[Joe Fisher, 10/27/2009]

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