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Yaquina Bay Lighthouse

750 NW Lighthouse Dr, Newport, OR 97365-1347
+1 541-265-5679
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Great site and easy to get to.

Beautiful day to drive out to the light house. Was very cheap to get on. Trails are well kept up... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
mark j
Newberg, Oregon
Note to reviewer - this listing is all messed up.

The Yaquina Bay Lighthouse is a two story wooden structure with the beacon attached to the top. It... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Yakima, Washington
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Nineteenth-century lighthouse is one of a few on the Pacific coast that was built with the light-keeper's quarters in the same building.
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750 NW Lighthouse Dr, Newport, OR 97365-1347
+1 541-265-5679
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautiful day to drive out to the light house. Was very cheap to get on. Trails are well kept up and parking is easy. You really can see for miles on a nice day..

Thank mark j
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Yaquina Bay Lighthouse is a two story wooden structure with the beacon attached to the top. It sits at the entrance to the harbor at Newport. It was built in 1871’ but operated for only three years, when a brighter Lighthouse was built about...More

1  Thank Dan-Insur3
Reviewed 1 week ago

The walk to this lighthouse allows you numerous photographic opportunities along the way. The history of the lighthouse is fantastic and this is one place that I encourage you to visit.

Thank Eryn M
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are actually two lighthouses...one is Yaquina Bay which is the second oldest lighthouse in Oregon and the other is the Yaquina Head Lighthouse which is the tallest lighthouse on the Oregon Coast. Both are wonderful to see. The Head Lighthouse has great trails around...More

Thank Trenda B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful views, not raining which was a plus, windy yes. Lots of birds, waves outstanding. Parking was good, drove on another side road in park, better views of the water.

Thank Kathy O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

These two lighthouses are within 4 miles of each other in Newport. The "Bay" lighthouse is at the foot of the Yaquina bridge in the state park. Free admission to the park and grounds. Tours to the lighthouse itself is up some stairs and through...More

Thank ECL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Imagining the way people had to live out here years ago is an eye-opening experience. Climbing the narrow staircase is a feat all it's own and I have the ;pin to prove it!

Thank richardmJ5084ZK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to this location twice - once in June when the weather was windy, overcast, and cold. It was exhilarating! We just went in September when it was much warmer and calm. I enjoyed both visits. I have not gone up in the...More

Thank Edie E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped there on the way to Newport. Beautiful nature, gorgeous view. I recommend to have a guide for the lighthouse - very educational

Thank Anastasiya J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am an avid photographer, hiker and wildlife lover and Yaquina Bay Lighthouse was the perfect place to pursue all three of those interests. The lighthouse is one of the most scenic along the West Coast, with great views down the coast toward Nye Beach...More

Thank Ernie S
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Response from CaboSisters | Reviewed this property |
There is a link for reserving time for the tours. There is no cost per se for the tour after the $7/car fee for park entry. Please do internet search for Yaquina Head lighthouse tours. Site won't let me post directly for... More
Kathy F
27 July 2015|
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Response from Kevin N | Reviewed this property |
It says open daily on their web site but it would be hard to believe that it is open in Christmas. It appears it would be open during the rest of break.