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South Beach State Park, OR

Photo: South Beach State Park
Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Sat Jan 17 2015   Later Dates


All reservable campsites in loops A through G have power at this park.
There are several attractions near South Beach State Park. Plan to visit the historic Yaquina Bay Lighthouse situated 2 miles north in the Yaquina Bay State Park. Yaquina bay has the historical bay front area and the Oregon Coast Aquarium is located less than 2 miles north. There are activities such as agate collecting, windsurfing, fishing, crabbing, boating and just plain sightseeing.
Contact South Beach State Park at 541-867-4715 for further information.

Before reserving, please become familiar with the particulars of your chosen site, including the size of the tent pad area and the type of equipment that you may bring to the park. Site details and tent pad sizes can be viewed online by clicking on the site name.

A Large campsite has at least a 12'x12' tent pad area. Medium sites are at least 10'x10' and Small sites are at least 8'x8'.

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Dump Station
  • Playground
  • Showers
Within 10 Miles
  • Amphitheater
  • Boat Launch Ramp
  • Evening Programs
  • Firewood Sales
  • Ice Sales
  • Interpretive Display
  • Junior Ranger Program
  • Playground
  • Recycling Station
  • Toilet, Accessible
  • Toilet, Flush
  • Water Drinking
Alerts and Important Information
Only one extra vehicle allowed in each campsite. A nightly extra vehicle fee is required. Any additional extra vehicles must park in a designated parking area away from campsites, and pay the extra vehicle fee.
As of May 1, 2014 the nightly extra vehicle fee is $7.
All sites in the A through G loops at South Beach have electricity and water. There are no full hookups. There is a dump station located at the park.
H and I loops have gravel roads. Sites do not have hookups, no generators allowed.
Seasonal closures:
A, B and C loops are reservable year round.
D loop closes November 1
E, F and G loop close October 1
During seasonal closure, loops D, E, F and G can be utilized on a first come first served basis as demand indicates.
Loops D, E, F and G re-open for reservations on May 17th.
H and I loops are currently reservable July through September. These loops may have first come first served availability at other times, depending on conditions at the park.
All sites are reservable the third weekend in February for the Newport Seafood and Wine Festival.
No Wi-Fi access.

*Reservations for more than five nights/days that are later changed to fewer nights/days will be charged a fee equal to the nightly/daily site fee for each night/day canceled as well as the $8 transaction fee.

Please be aware that only the person whose name is on the reservation may access, change or cancel the reservation.

You can stay 14 consecutive nights in a single campground, and may return after spending at least three nights out of the park (it can be another state park campground; in fact, we recommend you DO select another state park campground). The maximum time allowed within any Oregon State Park is 14 nights within any 17 night period.

Customers who wish to secure more than one site within a park for a continuous date period in order to accommodate their reservation request (i.e. split reservation), should be aware that the $8.00 reservation fee would apply to each site reserved. Reservation fee adjustments will not be made after reservations have been confirmed using the internet reservation service. If you are viewing inventory and find you are unable to secure one site to accommodate your request please consider calling the call center at 1-800-452-5687 to make your reservation.

Discount programs which may be offered through the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department cannot be processed when making an internet reservation. For additional information on discount programs call the OPRD Information Center at 1-800-551-6949 or visit us online at www.OregonStateParks.org.

Reservations can be made 24 hours a day, from 2 days to 9 months in advance. Campsite availability is based on call center hours, meaning sites become available when the call center opens.

Call center hours are: Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm.

Getting There:

Directions to South Beach State Park
On Highway 101, 1 mile south the Yaquina Bay Bridge in Newport, 15 miles north of Waldport. Entrance to park is located on west side of Highway 101.
Well signed.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

South Beach State Park

Phone Number:

Information: (541)867-4715

Special Events:

    The events listed here are not intended to be an all inclusive list. Please contact the park for further details.

  • Kayak Tours available starting July 4th through Labor Day. Call the Hospitality Center for details and reservations, 541.867.6590. from Jun 01 2012 to Sep 03 2012