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Boiler Bay State Scenic Viewpoint

Depoe Bay, Oregon


Added by Grace & Jasper Lameyer

Boiler Bay State Scenic Viewpoint is located on the Oregon Coast near Depoe Bay, OR. This is a great spot for whale watching or simply picnicking and taking in the sights.

Boiler Bay State Scenic Viewpoint is a stunning coastal gem on the Oregon coastline. Boiler Bay offers up picturesque panorama views of the Pacific Ocean and rugged cliffs.

Located just north of Depoe Bay, this state scenic viewpoint is a great stop for not only taking in the landscape but also is a prime location for whale watching during the migratory season and other marine wildlife. If you bring your binoculars, this is also a good location for birdwatching with a diverse array of seabirds flying by. 

Bring a picnic and a blanket if you want to kick back and relax for a bit!

Dogs & Kids

Boiler Bay State Scenic Viewpoint is a great spot for both your family and your pup (dogs must be on leash). This location welcomes visitors of all ages, making it an ideal destination for families heading up or down the Oregon Coast.


There is ample parking and well-maintained trails out to the viewpoint. 


The site is home to some maritime heritage, with remnants of the SS J. Marhoffer shipwreck visible during low tide. You can check the tides here.

Keep in Mind

This location can get pretty windy. Remember to pack warm, windproof layers. 

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Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Picnic Area
ADA Accessible

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