Yaquina Head Lighthouse in Newport, ORYaquina Head Lighthouse

Yaquina Head Lighthouse is Oregon’s tallest lighthouse built in 1872 with a 93 foot tower. It’s located in Newport, OR and can be found inside Yaquina State park. There is a $7 entry fee for cars with less than 9 people.

The Yaquina Head Light, was originally known as the Cape Foulweather Lighthouse. The historic Yaquina Bay Lighthouse is believed to be the oldest building in Newport and is Oregon’s last remaining wooden lighthouse.
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Yaquina Head Lighthouse Tide Pools

Down below the Yaquina Head Lighthouse are tide pools. You take a set of stairs down to the beach where you can see many types of starfish, anemones, crabs, and occasionally a sea lion or sea otter.

Yaquina Head Tide Pools in Newport OR

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Yaquina Head Lighthouse and Outstanding Natural Area
750 Lighthouse Dr.
Newport, OR 97365

Interpretive Center and Gift Store
Open in Summer 9-5 and Winter 10-4

 

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