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Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, Newport

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Extending from the Oregon coast into the Pacific Ocean, Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area houses the Yaquina Head Lighthouse, the tallest lighthouse on the Oregon coast. The lighthouse has been in operation for over 140 years. Admire the views of Newport and the coast, and explore the tide pools and the beach while watching for harbor seals. If you're lucky, you may be able to catch a glimpse of gray whales on their annual migration. The only way to gain access to the historical lighthouse is through a brief free tour. To visit Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area on your holiday in Newport, and find out what else Newport has to offer, use our Newport tour planner.
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  • this is a light house perched high on a cliff. if you want to pay you can go up inside it to take great pictures. The ocean, seals, and tidepools make this a must see.  more »
  • Staying in Newport for a few days and bought the ticket into this great jewel in the National Park System. Pass was $ 7.00 and was good for three days which was nice as the weather the first day precl...  more »
  • This is a great place to visit. Costs $7 for a regular sized car to enter. Has a great path to walk down to the shore, Pebble Beach. The one bummer was the tours were closed the week we were there. Ot...  more »