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Yaquina Bay State Recreation Site

Major Features & Activities

Major Features & Activities:
  • Hiking Trails
  • Picnicking
  • Viewpoint
  • Restrooms Flush (ADA)
  • Exhibit Information (ADA)
  • Beach Access
  • Fishing

CURRENT LIGHTHOUSE HOURS: CLOSED effective March 17, 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. The rest of the park is open.

WINTER LIGHTHOUSE HOURS October thru February: OPEN 5 days a week (Wednesday - Sunday) from 12PM to 4PM. Closed on Monday and Tuesday.

Yaquina Bay State Park is located in Newport at the north end of Yaquina Bay near its outlet to the Pacific Ocean. The bluff is forested with spruce and pine, but the real star is the historic lighthouse. The lighthouse -- later used as a Coast Guard Lifeboat Station -- has been restored and is open to the public. Attractions nearby include the historic Newport bayfront, Hatfield Marine Science Center and the Oregon Coast Aquarium.