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Yaquina Head Lighthouse Trail

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A short, paved trail around the Yaquina Head Lighthouse and to views of the nearby coastline.


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88' 27 m

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85' 26 m

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Family Friendly Easy terrain, good railings, great views, and a possibility of seeing whales make this a perfect family outing.

$5 per day fee applies; Federal Interagency (America the Beautiful) passes and national forest passes waive the fee.

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From the parking area at the end of the road, work your way up the wide, paved path toward the lighthouse. A viewpoint on left a short distance from the parking area offers views south to sea stacks and the coastline. Continue around the lighthouse to another viewpoint, with more views of sea stacks and Beverly Beach. Also enjoy signs describing the lighthouse's history and migrating whales.

To tour the lighthouse, register (first come, first serve) at the visitor center. Tours are limited to 16 people. More information is available on the Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area webpage.

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Yaquina Head Lighthouse
May 8, 2018 near Newport, OR
Yaquina Head Lighthouse ushers vessels safely into harbor off the coast of Agate Beach.
Jan 14, 2017 near Newport, OR
View of Cobble Beach
Nov 5, 2018 near Newport, OR
Looking North toward Depoe Bay
Nov 3, 2018 near Newport, OR

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Apr 24, 2019
Jose Lopez
May 9, 2017
Elizabeth Bacon
we enjoyed the tide pools