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South Beach State Park

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Address: 5580 N Coast Hwy, Newport, OR 97365-1147
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Great Park and People, Bring your kids!

We stopped here during the day as one of our parks on our Junior Ranger adventure. We drove around and looked at the layout, the playground, the yurts and stopped in to the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stopped here during the day as one of our parks on our Junior Ranger adventure. We drove around and looked at the layout, the playground, the yurts and stopped in to the welcome center and the activity center. We were met with a group of awesome hosts who were more then happy to help us find the park secrets... More 

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Seal Rock, Oregon
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3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I frequently walk the trails of SBSP at lunch time, and occasionally use the beach parking lot to get to the beach. The park is clean, the trails are interesting (featuring coastal pine and rhodedendron forests, and coastal wetlands). The paved trails are great for kids on bikes. I've never camped here, but there are numerous sites, the campground is... More 

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oregon
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92 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great walking trails in the woods and dune areas as well as a long wide beach to explore. Lovely area. Short or long walks with some boardwalk ocean viewpoints.

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Roseburg, Oregon, United States
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35 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

There were more camp hosts than campers during our mid week stay. The rain never let up the whole time we were here so we didn't get to enjoy the nice pathways to the beach or the playground equipment. We did have hot water showers but there wasn't any lights when my husband had to use the bathroom or when... More 

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Hillsboro
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

This state park is close to the beach, there are walking path that go thru the woods along the beach, with access to the beach. Large RV parking and all is clean and very peaceful. It is about two miles from Newport.

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Boise, Idaho
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66 reviews
58 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

We actually just drove through to check out the park for a camping trip next year. The camping area is awesome, with places for RVs, tents, and a good number of yurts. It is pretty close to the beach, and has a nice day use area.

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Thank Reina H
Tigard, Oregon
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91 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

This is our first time camping in Newport even though we've come to this town many times before. We stayed over one night in a Yurt. There are two types of Yurts, basic and deluxe. We stayed in the basic. It had a bunk bed, and a futon. One small table, mirror. Included was a small garbage can, small heater... More 

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OPRD_SouthBeachMU, Public Relations Manager at South Beach State Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We have been getting a lot of requests for having more accommodations for pets, so we have decided to dedicate another 12 yurts to become "Pet Friendly" starting January 1, 2017. Beginning that date, you can make reservations for any of our 14 Pet Friendly yurts up to 9 months in advance. We hope this... More 

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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We chose this campground to use as a base to explore between Heceta Head lighthouse and Depoe Bay. It was a perfect location and being close to Newport made grocery and shopping easy. The campground is surrounded by trees so you are definitely able to enjoy a peaceful break on the coast. Campground roads were great for walking and biking,... More 

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Bend, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

I have been to the day use park, but hadn't had a chance to try out the campground until this last weekend. First of all this review only applies to tent camping. I don't know what it is like to RV camp here. it is a beautiful campground. The camping sites are close together, but there are so many trees... More 

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27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

We booked 5 nights in the middle of August, middle of the week, using Reserve America. The process for the reservation was good however you could easily get in to a lot of trouble if you have a bigger unit. We booked a 47' spot for our 40' fifth wheel but due to trees and angles it was almost impossible... More 

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