South Beach State Park and the surrounding areas offer a variety of recreational opportunities. One of the most exciting additions to the program at South Beach: kayak tours. Folks who register for the activity will launch from nearby Ona Beach (5 miles south) and spend two hours exploring the fascinating Beaver Creek area with a guide. Other activities around the park include fishing, crabbing, boating, windsurfing and beachcombing. Attractions nearby include the Yaquina Bay Lighthouse, marine life exhibits at the Hatfield Marine Science Center and the Oregon Coast Aquarium. These are just a few of the opportunities you will encounter when you visit and explore the central Oregon coast.

hiking
1 day ago

Beautiful trail, that wanders around the entire campground at South Beach. We hiked early in the morning on June 17 and were met with a bunch of mosquitoes, so plan for some hearty bug spray early in the summer season.

Easy little trail with so much to see! There were no pamphlets on the trail, but you can download a PDF version online.

A fine paved trail for a walk with little grade and great for bicycle (rentals at the park hospitality shop).

10 months ago

nature trips
11 months ago

As someone who lives in Newport, this little trail is a great asset to the town! It provides an easy nature getaway to escape to after work. The mosquitoes do enjoy this area as well so make sure you come prepared!

walking
11 months ago

The Hus and I took a walk with our pug along the water and spotted this trail and went for it. The only downfall is the patches of mosquitoes you will walk through. So spray yourself with bug repellent or be ready to swat each other down to get rid of the pesky buggers. We were mainly going to get all the Pokéstops since we are playing Pokémon go :) but the trail was great! It is paved but there are side trails that you can also take. We didn't make it quite all the way to the beach on an off trail since my pug doesn't do "off roading" bahaha. Great trail!!! We definitely had a good walk 3 miles round trip from our hotel to the end of our walk and back. Next time we will leave our puggy with the in laws and see how far we can go :)

Great. I'd definitely do it again.

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Great for even our 5 year old!!

Sunday, March 20, 2016

Trail id paved, but you can also take the "Old Jetty Trail", which is dirt and more scenic. Both are great for walks.

Saturday, February 06, 2016

walking
Sunday, July 05, 2015

Nice paved trail, 1 mile each way, easy for anyone. The trees protect the trail from the wind so even on a windy day it would be a nice walk.

hiking
Saturday, July 04, 2015

Very pretty with lots of trees and shade. My 4 year old loved exploring and watching squirrels and birds. Great little hike for anyone!