Provided by Siuslaw National Forest
Yachats, OR – The Cape Perpetua Visitor Center will be changing to fall hours, 10 am to 4 pm every day, starting September 3. All trails and viewpoints remain open and available to the public during daylight hours. The last day for the Devil’s Churn information booth will be September 2.
“Fall is one of the best times to enjoy the Oregon Coast,” notes Lori Robertson, Cape Perpetua Visitor Center Director. “Things are less crowded and the weather is often quite pleasant,” she adds.
The Cape Perpetua Scenic Area offers twenty-six miles of interconnected hiking trails, linking the old-growth, temperate rain forest down to the Pacific Ocean.
The Visitor Center showcases interpretive exhibits about the Oregon coast’s rocky shoreline and Sitka Spruce forests. It is also home to a bookstore offering educational books and gifts. During operating hours friendly volunteers and Forest Service staff are on hand to provide area information, interpretation and to play movies.
A Day Use Pass is required to access the Visitor Center, facilities and trail system. A Day Use Pass costs $5— Five- Day and Annual Passes are also available.
The Cape Perpetua Visitor Center is located three miles south of Yachats on Highway 101. Fall operating hours are every day of the week, 10 am to 4 pm.
For more information, please call the Visitor Center at 541-547-3289 or visit us on the web at www.fs.usda.gov/siuslaw. You can also follow us at twitter.com/SiuslawNF and www.facebook.com/DiscoverCapePerpetua.