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Yaquina Bay Lighthouse

750 NW Lighthouse Dr, Newport, OR 97365-1347
541-265-5679
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Good Photo Op

We like lighthouses so this was worth a drive by, but we did prefer Yaquina Head lighthouse on the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Teresa R
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Lake Havasu City
Very enjoyable

The BLM tour gude did a good job portraying the lives of lighthouse workers and their job keeping... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Robert A
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S.E. Idaho
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Nineteenth-century lighthouse is one of a few on the Pacific coast that was built with the light-keeper's quarters in the same building.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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750 NW Lighthouse Dr, Newport, OR 97365-1347
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541-265-5679
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We like lighthouses so this was worth a drive by, but we did prefer Yaquina Head lighthouse on the other end of Newport better because it had a nice interpretive center and better whale watching views.

Thank Teresa R
Reviewed 1 week ago

The BLM tour gude did a good job portraying the lives of lighthouse workers and their job keeping the light on. It was most enjoyable.

Thank Robert A
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an interesting stop both for the beautiful setting and the self guided tour of the keepers' family quarters. There is also a small gift shop.

Thank westie2
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice little walk up to the place with great view if not foggy. The Beach below is great walk and you practically have it to yourselves

Thank Mike J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing place. Great gift shop (reasonable prices), clean bathrooms, whale watching, beach access. Small informative museum.

Thank elizabethatapp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was very foggy but luckily the fog burned off. Beautiful scenery and be sure to take advantage of the walking areas down to the coast. We saw sea lions, whales, sea stars and sponges. Truly amazing. $7 fee to enter park gift shop and bathrooms...More

Thank TikiDreams
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The most awesome one to visit ... the must see .. is Yaquina Head Lighthouse . On the north end of town . First class . The older lighthouse is right by the bridge . It's a lighthouse on top of a Victorian building ....More

Thank barryswobblyworld
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The lighthouse is of the style that combined the keeper's house with the lighthouse and it's open to visit. Some period pieces show how the family lived and worked.

Thank TryitYoullLikeIt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you're a lighthouse freek this is a great stop. Sign up for the tour at the visitors center which is the only way to get up and in the lighthouse itself. The tour last about 30 minutes in total.

Thank richard c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Do not miss driving to see the Yaquina Bay Lighthouse when in Newport. Views are spectacular. Whale sightings were a surprising treat.

Thank buckeye70
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knhung35
2 July 2016|
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Response from CaboSisters | Reviewed this property |
There is a link for reserving time for the tours. There is no cost per se for the tour after the $7/car fee for park entry. Please do internet search for Yaquina Head lighthouse tours. Site won't let me post directly for... More
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Kathy F
27 July 2015|
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Response from Kevin N | Reviewed this property |
It says open daily on their web site but it would be hard to believe that it is open in Christmas. It appears it would be open during the rest of break.
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