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South Beach State Park

5580 N Coast Hwy, Newport, OR 97365-1147
+1 541-867-7451
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Some NICE upsides, Some BIG downsides

After reading many reviews...my husband and I decided upon this campground for our kids (2 & 5... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Sara I
What a great park on the coast of Oregon!

We didn't stay there this trip, but drove through the campground because my son and I remember... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Portland, Oregon
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5580 N Coast Hwy, Newport, OR 97365-1147
+1 541-867-7451
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Reviewed 4 days ago

After reading many reviews...my husband and I decided upon this campground for our kids (2 & 5) first camping trip. We felt it was perfect due to the fact that it's right outside of Newport, with various attractions, shopping, and general activities so close by,...More

Thank Sara I
Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't stay there this trip, but drove through the campground because my son and I remember staying in the park when he was just a kid. We love the state parks in Oregon and would love to be able to stay there again, but...More

Thank Patfisher
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

South Beach was our destination for a holiday planned five months ago. The park was clean and well laid out. I would suggest booking in one of the loops as all traffic must drive along the main road to access each of the loops. We...More

Thank bandmdunkley
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Excellent camp hosts; the campsites were very clean and the bathrooms were immaculate. A real pleasure to camp at this location.

Thank HikerDave2
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I've stayed here many times. I love it! The camp is extremely long with many zones. it is well kept and magical. You can buy take a hot shower, go into South Beach Fish Market for some freshy fresh seafood, come back and start a...More

1  Thank Mark J
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

A great location and a very nice Park. Close to beach, Aquarium, the town of Newport and two lighthouses. Just can not say enough about how fantastic the state parks along the Oregon have been, compared to the horrible State parks in California! This has...More

Thank thomjane
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Love the short dunes and the broad beaches. We had fun just playing in the sand and running up the hills. A great place to stop for a little playtime.

Thank Liz L
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Kids having fun in surf with water. Running up and down the dunes. Watching birds. Watching the California seals come into harbor on rocks, bouys, and water.

Thank Tera T
Reviewed 22 March 2017

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...More

Thank Jennifer A
Reviewed 9 March 2017

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...More

Thank Tedzilla
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We are going camping there for the 4th of July. Will I need noise cancelling headphones for my baby? Do they allow fireworks nearby?
28 June 2017|
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Response from Mark J | Reviewed this property |
Better safe than sorry, so take the headphones. That said, this is an absolutely massive park, I've stayed there countless times and it is always whisper-quiet. Bring mosquito spray though.
Randy T
Can you have fires at South Beach Campground first week of September
2 September 2016|
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Response from OPRD_SouthBeachMU | Property representative |
Thank you for the question! Each campsite comes with one fire pit that you may use when camping. However, during times of extreme drought or dry weather, a fire ban may be issued throughout the park and on the beach. We post... More
Frilly J
Can you set up a tent and a trailer in the same spot?
7 June 2016|
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Response from OPRD_SouthBeachMU | Property representative |
You can find out the exact length of your parking pad and tent area by going to Reserve America online and choosing your site, or you can call: 1-800-452-5687. As long as your trailer and vehicle can fit on the parking pad... More