Unusual Basalt Rock Structures at the Gateway
Yachats Virtual Tour
The view changes drastically - and unforgettably - once you're above the beach and climbing around. Rock structures take on sweeping shapes, with leading lines towards the always-crescents of the tideline.
Does anybody remember the submarine called Seaview from "Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea"? Is it just me, or does this look more than a bit like that Irwin Allen creation?
There's some fascinating geology here. Unlike the rest of Yachats' rocky shelve shores, this stretch is not composed of basalt. It's a conglomerate of stuff. See the Yachats 804 Trail History