Agate Beach State Park, Newport

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Agate Beach State Recreation Site is a state park between Newport and Agate Beach in Lincoln County in the U.S. state of Oregon. It is administered by the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department.Lying between new and old U.S. Highway 101, the 18.48acre park offers beach access via a path from the parking lot through a tunnel under the old highway. Amenities include restrooms and a place to fish, surf, and dig for razor clams. The site also has picnic tables, and activities on its beach may include kite flying, agate hunting, birdwatching, and photography.Created in 1969 from land bought from the Lincoln County Development Company, the park is open year-round. About 190,000 people visit the park each year.
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  • Agate Beach is a very pretty and easily accessible beach. It is easy to get to the ocean and plenty of room to build an evening fire. Miss the agates that it was named for but a perfect beach for a wa...  more »
  • Agate Beach State Park is the best place to see stunning sunsets. You can also hunt for lovely agates there. For couples, it is very romantic. I would say it is a must see.  more »
  • This is a nice beach to take a long walk. It appeared to be dog friendly and there were a lot of people with their dogs. I could see parking being a problem in the warmer months, but it was fine for o...  more »
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