Cape Perpetua Adventures


In late March we made a pleasant visit to the Oregon Coast, staying at the SeaQuest Inn bed-and-breakfast near Yachats.

On our third day we finally got some sunshine. I was hoping for some good light for photographs.

Cape Perpetua was our main stop of the day. There was a fine visitor center where we joined the crowd looking for migrating whales. We didn’t spot any.

We entertained ourselves by taking two hikes in the area. The first was to a a 600-year old giant Sitka Spruce, 185 feet tall with a circumference of 40 feet.

Then we hiked to a rock shelter at the top of the cliffs overlooking the ocean.

The Oregon Coast always has many surprises for its visitors.

My favorite model at a covered bridge on the NF Yachats River

Pleasant path to the Old Spruce

Fairy Lanterns (wild Lilies)

My favorite model next to the Old Spruce

The view from the rock shelter

Trillium (wild Lily)

The rock shelter built by the CCCs in the 1930s

Stream Violet

The Old Spruce began life 600 years ago on a nursery log

Skunk Cabbage

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