Beverly Beach and Vicinity

One of the most popular parks in the Newport area, Beverly Beach offers camping, hiking, and beachcombing opportunities. Both RV facilities and rental yurts are available for those who want to stay overnight. The 135 acres is a combination of dense coastal forests, expansive beaches and teeming tide pools. Bisected by Spencer Creek, the park also affords visitors the opportunity to explore a lush riparian area. Sharp-eyed visitors may also find marine fossils lying on the beach or at the base of the seaside cliffs. It is legal to collect these as long as you do not dig them out of the ground or from the cliffs.

  • Marine Reserves: Sanctuaries for Science

    Category: General Article

    Oceanscape Youth Correspondents join Oregon Surfrider at a local marine reserve to learn more about these somewhat controversial sanctuaries set aside for conservation and scientific study.

  • Otter Rock

    Category: General Article

    Otter Rock is a small offshore island located north of Newport. It is part of the Oregon Islands National Wildlife Refuge and a common refuge area for marine mammal and sea birds.

  • Devil’s Punchbowl State Natural Area

    Category: General Article

    This iconic feature of the Central Coast is located to the north of Newport and was probably formed when two sea caves partially collapsed.

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