Yachats, Oregon: Blowholes and Whales Along 804 Trail

Two state parks are linked by a trail along the coast that provides views of migrating whales (when they are in the neighborhood) and two natural rock blowholes.

Smelt Sands State Park

Address:
804 Lemwick Ln, Yachats, OR
Directions:
Smelt Sands State Park, US 101, left on Lemwick Ln, Sunset Rd to State Park.
Phone:
541-867-7451
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Blowholes and Whales Along 804 Trail

Just north of Yachats is an excellent whale watching and photography viewpoint. The 804 Trail extends approximately 2 miles from the north of Smelt Sands State Park to Yachats State Park on the north side of the Yachats River. Crashing waves and blowholes.

[Janet, 07/25/2013]

Includes two natural blowholes...perhaps not as dangerous and spectacular as Hawaii's, but we can enjoy when migrating gray whale blowholes are elusive. Elsewhere in town is an artificial whale blowhole in someone's lawn.


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