Otter Rock, Oregon
|Otter Rock, Oregon|
Otter Rock fire station
|Nickname(s): The Punch Bowl|
|Motto(s): “Don’t go inside the Punch Bowl”|
|Time zone||UTC-8 (PST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-7 (PDT)|
Otter Rock post office was established in 1913, and it takes its name from a rock located about 1⁄2 mile (0.8 km) offshore and 3.25 miles (5.23 km) north of Yaquina Head. Sea otters formerly lived around the rock.
Devils Punch Bowl State Natural Area is located in Otter Rock.
The community's ZIP Code is 97369.
This region experiences warm (but not hot) and dry summers, with no average monthly temperatures above 71.6 °F (22.0 °C). According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Otter Rock has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.
- Historic photos of Otter Rock from Salem Public Library
- Devil's Punch Bowl State Natural Area from Oregon Parks and Recreation Department
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