What to do in Beverly Beach State Park

Beverly Beach is popular for a reason! A well-known walkway goes under the highway and emerges to the long expanse of sandy beach extending from Yaquina Head (you can see the lighthouse from here) to the headlands of Otter Rock. When the weather cooperates, kites color the air and whip in the wind. Bring a bucket and build a sand castle! Surfers often head to the north beach, while folks looking for fossils head south.

A few steps from the ocean you'll find the forest-sheltered campground. Giant, wind-sculpted trees and nurse logs surround the campsites strung along pebbly Spencer Creek. There is a Visitors Information Center located near the registration booth where you can also purchase books,souvenirs or educational toys. The children's playground is located next to the program
area.

The picnic area is a grassy, tree-lined spot protected from summer winds by a charming yurt group meeting hall. It's hard to believe all this is a few minutes drive from the Oregon Coast Aquarium, Yaquina Head and other prime attractions.

Vital stats: The campground provides 53 full hookup sites, 76 electrical sites, and 129 tent sites (maximum site 65 feet)The park also provides 21 yurts for overnight stays.(cable TV hookups in A-loop yurts and selected campsites). There are five group tent areas, a meeting hall and a hiker/biker camp. For information only, call (541) 265-9278 or (800) 452-5687. To make reservations, call 1-800-452-5687.

Recreation
Beverly Beach State Park offers visitors camping with RV hookups, hiking, picnicking, fishing, a nature center with interpretive programs, a playground, meeting halls, beach access and beach activities.

Location
Beverly Beach State Park is located off U.S. Highway 101, 7 miles north of Newport on the Central Coast of Oregon.

Climate
The Oregon coast receives abundant rainfall, mostly between October and April. July and August bring the best chance for clear days. Summer temperatures are normally moderate and almost never hot. Winter temperatures are normally cool at the lower elevations and cold at the higher elevations. Although snow is possible in the lowest elevations, it is infrequent and does not stay on the ground for long.

Address
1115 Commercial Street NE
Salem, OR 97301-1002

Phone: 541-265-9278

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