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South Beach State Park

5580 N Coast Hwy, Newport, OR 97365-1147
+1 541-867-7451
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Open availability during winter rainstorms!

There were more camp hosts than campers during our mid week stay. The rain never let up the whole... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2017
Megan V
Roseburg, Oregon, United States
Great place to visit or stay.

This state park is close to the beach, there are walking path that go thru the woods along the... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2016
Jolynn R
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5580 N Coast Hwy, Newport, OR 97365-1147
+1 541-867-7451
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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...More

Thank Megan V
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.

Thank Jolynn R
Reviewed 13 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...More

Thank Reina H
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,...More

Thank Dave B
OPRD_SouthBeachMU, Public Relations Manager at South Beach State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2016

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...More

Reviewed 29 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...More

1  Thank TracPed
Reviewed 27 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...More

2  Thank KariSueBend_Oregon
Reviewed 23 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...More

1  Thank SweetMisses
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

This campground is too crowded.... Why not just park your TV in a parking lot? The facilities are fine... Staff are fine... No complaints there... And the obsolete loud fog?.... You get used to this....I guess

Thank Don H
Reviewed 11 September 2016

My new favorite camp ground, the park hosts were kind and helpful, many activities like horseshoes, bike rentals, and Community s'mores. Excellent well thought out layout for the yurts, short beautiful walk to the beach. The campsites look spacious and comfortable as well. I felt...More

1  Thank Trisha L
Reviewed 8 September 2016

My daughter and I stayed in a yurt and found it clean, warm, and nicely laid out--typical of the Oregon Park system. Our stay was marked by sunshine and rain, and our yurt served us perfectly in both conditions. The paved walk/bike trails running parallel...More

3  Thank Jcwill5
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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
Ariona M
do I need to have a reservation to rent a yurt for one night for two people? and what is the rate?
17 May 2015|
Response from Debra M | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at the LaQuinta in Newport but I did find the following information onluine. The rental fee for yurts seems to be $44.00 per night. Reservations must be made by phone 1 day to 9 months ahead of time. Call (800... More