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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.

140 Prospect Ave., Yachats, OR
South end of town, on the northbound side of US Hwy 101, just south of its intersection with Prospect Ave.
Daytime spouting only. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Bazalgette the Spewing Whale

We got bored waiting for the water to spout. We left. We saw the water shoot up about a yard as we passed by later that day. We whooped and cheered. We're easily amused.

[Sue B, 09/13/2023]

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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