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Yaquina Bay Lighthouse

750 NW Lighthouse Dr, Newport, OR 97365-1347
541-265-5679
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Beautiful view

Stopped in at the light house while visiting the beach. It was great to take a tour inside and see... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2016
heavydrop42
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Hermiston, Oregon
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A relaxing break with a view and time warp to simpler days

This is an easy stop to step back in time. It can take just a few minutes and certainly less than... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2016
CaboSisters
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Newport, OR
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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%
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750 NW Lighthouse Dr, Newport, OR 97365-1347
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541-265-5679
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Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Stopped in at the light house while visiting the beach. It was great to take a tour inside and see the history of the area and place. It's donation only unlike the other light house but it is well worth the time and take a...More

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Reviewed 18 May 2016

This is an easy stop to step back in time. It can take just a few minutes and certainly less than an hour. See what the area was like before the bridge, the coastal highway, and when larger families shared smaller spaces. Check out the...More

Thank CaboSisters
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Looks like a house with a light on it. Which it kinda is. Worth the stop. Great little park around it and best view of the bridge and channel. Clean and free.

Thank calguyCalifonria
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

I loved this historical lighthouse with the living quarters set in the proper setting~ It is a great place to come to revisit what it was like to live in the Yaquina Bay Lighthouse back in the day~

Thank FindingRelaxation
Reviewed 9 May 2016

This is a nice spot to view the scenic old lighthouse and local landscape. There are many shorebirds and a public telescope on the outdoor deck. When we visited there was no tour available, but the lighthouse was the draw for me, even if I...More

Thank Claudia E
Reviewed 6 May 2016

The 1871 Yaquina Bay Lighthouse, located at Yaquina Bay State Park, is the oldest structure in Newport. It’s the second-oldest standing lighthouse on the Oregon Coast, the only existing Oregon lighthouse with attached living quarters, and the only historic wood frame Oregon lighthouse still standing....More

Thank Nan M
Reviewed 6 May 2016

The Oregon coast is one of the prettiest places in the United States. I found myself stopping at each and every attraction between Depoe Bay and Newport. The Yaquina Bay lighthouse is majestic in stature and historic value. (It is even in the Microsoft Jigsaw...More

Thank jtudbury
Reviewed 3 May 2016

I love this lighthouse! It has been a favorite place to visit since I was a child. If at all possible, you must climb all 140-ish stairs to the top. It is fabulous! But, take a jacket as the view from the grounds is great...More

Thank Debbie M
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Not to be missed on your Oregon Coast lighthouse tour, (as are they all) well cared for and staffed with helpful knowledgeable locals who love thier lighthouses

Thank CelineSoCA
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

I love this light house.. not the easiest to find.. so less people.. amazing little girl ft shop.. with great views.. I love light houses. . They are very few left.. so I must keep enjoying them till they are gone..

Thank Laresa S
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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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