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South Beach State Park

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Address: US 101, Newport, OR
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beautiful, well kept park on the ocean

The ocean is just a small walk away from the sites. The sites are well kept. Each has a bonfire pit. We tent camped and while the sites were a bit sandy, they were quite nice... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The ocean is just a small walk away from the sites. The sites are well kept. Each has a bonfire pit. We tent camped and while the sites were a bit sandy, they were quite nice, roomy and pretty. Our site backed up to woods and was next to one of the many paths that lead to the ocean. The... More 

Thank JNSMac
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36 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

It was clean, beautiful and less crowded. Metered parking was close by and there were lifeguard stands.

Thank hooverdam4
Paso Robles, California
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175 reviews
138 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Not one to go to State Parks but I ran into some friends while crabbing nearby on the Newport Pier and they invited over and I stayed the night . Close to the ocean naturally and the sound of the ocean is relaxing but you can hear that anywhere in Newport , from Newport to Florence , Oregon there are... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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82 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

There is a new section for tent sites in this campground, and they're quite nice. They are nicely spaced, so you won't be on top one another. The sites are away from the noisy RV section. The restroom building is a bit of a walk, but it's brand new and has showers. The beach is a bit of a huff... More 

Thank reeshot
Kelso, Washington
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Every year we come to South Beach State Park in Oregon with my grandparents! We have a pretty good sized rv so it's nice when the spots are big and very roomy for a pretty big trailer or rv. This place also has yurts if you do not want to camp. There is a park in the middle of the... More 

Thank clare_mccoy
Boise, Idaho
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13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

Stunning Pacific Ocean with wide clean beach, perfect for playing, walking, running, or meditating. Not too crowded. Beautiful views

Thank jet2473
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

This is an OK campground. I stayed in a yurt on the outer part of the loop and had some nice trees and bushes behind me for privacy. I had to change to another yurt the next night due to availability. What a difference being on the inside of the loop. No trees or bushes so no privacy. The buoy... More 

Thank imperatriceici
Newport, Oregon
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70 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Lots of beach to walk and plenty of agates to find. Access to the beach from several entry points as well as from the camp ground.

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122 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

South Beach is in a great location in Newport, which I love. The beach is beautiful and there is an extensive trail system from the campground to walk to it or you can drive to the beach parking lot. The campground itself has lots of trees and our site backed up to the dunes area. We could hear the surf... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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747 reviews
278 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 237 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

We took our daily walk through the day use area of the park. One thing we noticed was no one was fishing. Probably due to not being able to stand on the jetty. On the other hand we did see a scuba diver spear fishing. There were signs for an equestrian area which we couldn't figure out where. There is... More 

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