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Don Davis Memorial Park

840 W. Olive St, Newport, OR 97365
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Ranked #11 of 18 attractions in Newport
Type: Parks
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Florence, Oregon
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42 reviews 42 reviews
15 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

This little park has a beautiful pathway down to the beach. The park has nice facilities and is great for enjoying the view or hiking down to the beach. There is a fairly steep incline on the way down to the beach, but the the pathway is maintained well.

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Surrey BC Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

Yes that is what it is! Actually I think is was the ribs and tail the view from above is spectacular.

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Union City, California, USA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

We stumbled on this one while checking out public art. There were a few pieces there, including parts of a whale skeleton and an interesting native narrative engraved into granite with it. There were a couple of other artworks just across the street at the performing arts center. Worthy of a stop for photos. Not sure how big the part... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013 via mobile

This is a beautiful place to picnic and watch the waves roll in. Easy access to gorgeous beaches to walk. No shells to find but plenty of driftwood and stones. Many miles of beach to enjoy. The park has a couple of pieces of art and nice restroom facilities.

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Titusville
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637 attraction reviews
592 helpful votes 592 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

As we traveled from the Yaquina Bay Lighthouse past the Fisherman's Memorial we stumbled upon this very nice and quiet beach. You can see Yaquina Head in the far distance and a beauiful beach spans the horizon. There is a beach just before the steep path down to the beach where you can just sit and take in the beauty.... More

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Salt Lake City
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3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

Stumbled onto this park while exploring the area, like the rest of the area, it was nice and quiet, wonderful little place to visit.

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Newport, Oregon
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4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

This is a nice place to access the beach just south of Nye Beach. It's a bit of a steep climb down, particularly at the bottom, but once you're on the beach you can walk all the way to the jetty. The beach is wide. Given what could have happened years ago, many thanks to the City of Newport for... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

I love to just park in the lot or beside the road and look at the view. You can see the lighthouse and most of the beach. Beautiful views. Easy trail to the beach and right in the middle of town. Love it.

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North Bonneville, Washington
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

Panoramic view area with a glass enclosed building for when the weather is not so dry. Parking is easy and a family friendly place.

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Newport, Oregon, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

The Vietnam War Veterans' Memorial is especially touching. Great Nye Beach access, and cliff-side whale watching, too.

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