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Governor Patterson Memorial State Recreation Site

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Lovely beach

There was plenty of parking and the beach is very close to the parking lot. It is just a few... read more

Reviewed July 2, 2019
Seattle, Washington
Excellent Beach Access, Picknicking, Never Crowded!

This is a great place to get off the highway, park the car/truck/RV and experience an uncrowded... read more

Reviewed March 21, 2019
Paul K
Waldport, Oregon
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Reviewed July 2, 2019

There was plenty of parking and the beach is very close to the parking lot. It is just a few minutes drive south of Waldport.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed March 21, 2019

This is a great place to get off the highway, park the car/truck/RV and experience an uncrowded beach with restrooms, secluded picnic spots, dogwalking opportunities. Close to Waldport services and restaurants, but why sit inside? Bring lunch and eat it with an ocean view and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Paul K
Reviewed February 1, 2019

I was curious what kind of monument it would be. I followed the path and ended at a beautiful beach with dunes as well. The ocean welcomed us. We saw some vegetation. We walked by the ocean and got our walk for the day. Worthwhile...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

This is a GREAT beach to walk your dogs or just yourself whether tide is high or low. Go North or South for a great views.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank dkallen8
Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

I have been here a number of times. Love the easy access to the beach. There are also picnic tables in little coves along one of the paths. Dog approved too!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mysticdebi21
Reviewed August 28, 2018

There is a nice little park at the top. The path to the beach is paved with asphalt and good for those who have problems walking. I go there to write or just look at the ocean. Parking is good and the beach is clean...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Maria M
Reviewed April 26, 2018

This is one of the easiest places to access the ocean beach for miles and miles. It almost meets disability standards until you get to the soft sand.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank zodeeec
Reviewed March 30, 2018

plenty of parking, restrooms, picnic tables and a nice long flat beach. The access is via a graduallly sloping trail that will work for people with minor mobility issues (walker users)

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank SteelFix2013
Reviewed February 7, 2018

My dog's favorite beach. It is also the home of "Big Stump" witch has great significance to our local indigenous native American tribe.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed December 8, 2017

We were exploring for places to get to the beach with services and a good view. And we definitely found it at this wayside. It was raining when we first got there, so we just sat in the car and had a great view. Then...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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