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Whale Watching Center

COVID-19 Alert

Starting 03/23/2020
COVID-19 Alert: All state parks will close March 23 until further notice. The closure includes all state parks, including all overnight campgrounds, trails, viewpoints, restrooms, and picnic areas and all other facilities. This is part of the statewide effort to reduce transmission of COVID-19.

COVID-19 Alert

03/16/2020 to 04/01/2020
The Depoe Bay Whale Watching Center is temporarily closed effective March 16, 2020 until further notice. Public health is important, so we are closing this facility as a precaution to reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19.