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Devil's Punchbowl Trailhead

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

The start of the Devil's Punchbowl Trail (Steve Hart)


Hikes starting here

Fees and Regulations

  • Dogs on leash
  • Hike not possible at high tide

Driving Directions

Drive I-5 South to Exit 294 for 99W, Tigard and Newberg. Keep on 99 West through Tigard, Sherwood, Newberg and Dundee for about 23 miles and then turn left onto Highway 18 for Dayton and the Oregon Coast.

Drive all the way on Highway 18 (52.7 miles). Before Highway 101, there’s a junction where cars going north peel off to the right for Neskowin and Tillamook.

Drive 0.7 more miles and merge with Highway 101 South.

Proceed 21.9 miles through Lincoln City and Depoe Bay, pass over Cape Foulweather and then turn right for Devils’ Punchbowl State Park and Otter Rock.

Drive 0.1 miles and make a left onto the Otter Crest Loop.

In 0.2 miles, go right onto 1st Street.

From here, it’s 0.3 miles into the day-use parking area on the right for Devil’s Punchbowl State Natural Area.


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