Yaquina Bay State Recreation Area, Newport

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Yaquina Bay State Recreation Site, established in 1948, is a coastal state park in west-central Lincoln County, Oregon, United States, in the city of Newport. It is administered by the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department, and located at the north end of Yaquina Bay near its outlet to the Pacific Ocean. The site includes picnic facilities, beach access, a fisherman's memorial shrine, a forested bluff and the historic Yaquina Bay Lighthouse.
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  • Came through here looking for different spots to watch for whales. No, we never saw any during our 3 days. There are some good views of the bay and ocean and also the bridge from here.  more »
  • We went to the Yaquina Bay State Recreation Area. Once at the door, we were welcomed with open arms. We learned all about the lighthouse and the people who used to live here. Their garden and flowers ...  more »
  • This is an attractive park area where the Yaquina Bay Lighthouse is. There are nice views of the lighthouse, the bridge and the channel. It is a good place for a picnic or family gathering  more »
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