Pronounced YAH-hots, this charming town’s name comes from the Chinook Indian word that means dark water at the foot of the mountain. True to its name, Yachats sits at the base of the Coast Range along the Pacific. It’s home to beautiful hotels, artist galleries and gift shops, hiking trails at gorgeous Cape Perpetua Scenic Area and more.
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The Oregon Coast Gravel Epic
A few wisps of fog cling to the branches of Douglas fir, Sitka spruce, and red cedar. It’s early morning and the air is still. A doe and her two fawns slowly edge out onto the road, then leap up the bank and disappear through the ferns and salal.…
Ya’Xaik: The Newest Yachats Trail
No one is absolutely sure how the Alsea People pronounced the name of their village on what is now the Central Oregon Coast, but everyone who has seen the newest trail in Yachats (Ya-hots, the modern pronunciation) agrees that the Ya’Xaik Trail is…
Where the Birds Are
It was late afternoon when we arrived at Overleaf Lodge in Yachats, just in time to walk along the 804 trail as the sun sank in spectacular glory behind a bank of retreating clouds. We saw hundreds of gulls, of course, and out on the rocks the…
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Where is Yachats, Oregon
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