What to do in Agate Beach State Recreation Site

Clam diggers, this park is for you! Also known as a surfers paradise, if you're visiting prime Newport attractions like the Oregon Coast Aquarium and Hatfield Marine Science Center, you must stop in for a refreshing picnic at Agate Beach. A tunnel leads to the invigorating ocean beach and day-use area. If you walk through this tunnel, you might imagine Newport farmers many years ago leading cattle westward through this tunnel to the ocean salt.

Vital stats: There is no fee to use this park.

Agate Beach offers beach access and opportunities for picnicking, fishing, clam digging and surfing.

Agate Beach is located on Oregon's Central Coast, off US 101, 1 mile north of Newport.

1115 Commercial Street NE
Salem, OR 97301-1002

Phone: 800-551-6949

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