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Yaquina Bay State Recreation Area

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North End of Yaquina Bay, Newport, OR 97365
+1 541-265-5679
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Picturesque and relaxing!

Plus great views, of both the classic Yaquina Bay bridge and the mouth of Yaquina Bay itself. Plus... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ned K
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Beaverton, Oregon, United States
Lovely stop

We stopped and had picnic lunch in the park. Nice bathrooms. Dog friendly with great views of... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2018
bethk769
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“picnic area” (3 reviews)
“light house” (5 reviews)
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North End of Yaquina Bay, Newport, OR 97365
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"easy access to the beach"
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"the north end"
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"interesting history"
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"lots of parking"
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"bridge"
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"dunes"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Plus great views, of both the classic Yaquina Bay bridge and the mouth of Yaquina Bay itself. Plus a nice "sunken" picnic area which is great for a lunch and protected from that howling summer wind. And just steps from Yaquina Bay lighthouse and Fishermen's...More

Thank Ned K
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Reviewed 7 July 2018

We stopped and had picnic lunch in the park. Nice bathrooms. Dog friendly with great views of bridge and beach.

Thank bethk769
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Reviewed 20 May 2018

Stop here for a wonderful view of the bridge! You can get a good view of the harbor. Just make a quick stop for a picture of the bridge.

Thank francine5695
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

This is a favorite stop for enjoying the sheer beauty of the area and the bridge. This is my favorite place for photographing the bridge. This park is free and has ample free parking.There are restrooms and view spots. There is access to the water...More

Thank watravelinggal
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Reviewed 5 May 2018

There are a lot of sexual predators here. It is a pick up joint. There used too be a lot of undercover police activity here back in the eighties but they stopped and it went back too being a very dangerous place. It is somewhat...More

Thank quietwoodsgrappler
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Easy access to this free park in Newport OR. Access to the beach on the north end of the park was via steps (not too many, or too steep) and placed you into the dunes. You could walk all the way to the northern light...More

Thank U9634DHjonj
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Reviewed 20 April 2018

We stayed in Newport Beach so had some time to look around. The pullout on the North side of the bay gave us the most amazing pictures of the bridge - big enough to blow up into a 11x17 print for my living room wall!...More

Thank Penny E
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

This was a neat place with no entry fee, although they do accept donations to keep lighthouse restored. We were able to get a great view of the bridge and tour the home where the family who attended the lighthouse lived. In my opinion, this...More

Thank P D
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

We were told to pronounce this yah KWIH nah. However you pronounce it, it's almost impossible to take a bad photo in this very scenic area of the Oregon Coast. Lots of free parking, easy access, the pretty bridge, and an unusual lighthouse to tour....More

Thank Linda C
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

All the times I have visited Newport, I never tire of this little park and the view of "The Bridge." Many of the trees in the park are swept back from the winds that often blow in, giving the place a friendly feeling. There's fairly...More

Thank MrJWY
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kleangarage
17 March 2018|
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Response from MrJWY | Reviewed this property |
Hi Kleangarage: Good question, but sorry to say I cannot answer this one for you. I found this website that may be able to give you more information - give it a try, and best of luck. Oregon Department of Fish and... More
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