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Great place but below average rest rooms

South Beach is fabulous. You can do the ocean shore visit or walk a dirt path through the pines or... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
Newport, Oregon
Great family camping/biking/beaching destination.

Affordable camp site that has all that you need. Lots of nice biking trails, disc golf course and... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
Patty K
Toledo, Oregon
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5580 N Coast Hwy, Newport, OR 97365-1147
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

South Beach is fabulous. You can do the ocean shore visit or walk a dirt path through the pines or the ADA asphalt covered paths to explore the area. I love it. All dogs must be leashed in the park and if you are on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

Affordable camp site that has all that you need. Lots of nice biking trails, disc golf course and if you don't have a tent, you can rent a yurt.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Patty K
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We like this beach. The views are gorgeous. We did have trouble with a rude family that set up right in front of several couples, including us. They then laid and sat in the sand with their plumbers butts toward the dozen other people behind...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank tj113
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Always seems to be VERY windy whenever we stop here!. Put up our kites, really too windy for lite flying. Nice beach for a walk and there is a trail out the south jetty.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lovetheORshore
Reviewed 22 September 2018

We stayed in the campground. The facilities are very clean and well kept. The park is large, but still quiet. We rented bikes at the office and road the trails to the beach and the brewery. You can also ride to the aquarium. $10 per...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 16 September 2018

This is a huge State Park with something for everyone, but especially the beach. There are no sewer facilities except the one dump station (kind of surprising for a park this large so much have to do with the water table) Campground was full the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank 343cindyr
Reviewed 15 September 2018

We have camped and used yurts for decades and found the yurts at thus Oregon State Park to be very well maintained with both a volunteer and paid staff that are helpful, listen well, and immediately take care of issues should they arise. Our little...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gary A
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

A previous reviewer mentioned it being quiet despite the amount of sites. Correct, except if you don’t have kids and want quiet find a spot away from open/playground areas. Personnel have always been nice. We have even been given a site when the sign said...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Beth W
Reviewed 6 September 2018

What impressed me about this park is that even though it parallels US101, you hear no road noise at night. Only a distant fog horn, and the ocean sounds drifting in through the vegetation along the beach dune. There are several trails through the vegetation...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ted B
Reviewed 6 September 2018

too crowded, rude people including park workers, poop on the toilet until next cleaning day even after I told them it was that way, parties after 10pm quiet time. Left the trailer there and went home mid trip to get a decent nights sleep and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jeff G
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7 October 2018|
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Response from OPRD_SouthBeachMU | Property representative |
Currently fires are allowed as long as they are within the fire ring at the camp site and are not left unattended. For the most current information please contact the park: 541-867-7451
2 October 2018|
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Response from Jeff G | Reviewed this property |
It's a dredge and barge they pull up the sand, rock and debris from the bottom across the mouth commonly called the (bar) so bigger ships can come across at low tides. They usually do it once a year after the calmer summer... More
13 August 2018|
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Response from Julia R | Reviewed this property |
Yurts were $57/night. We just came back yesterday. Sleeps 5 if you put 2 on futon and on full part of bunk.