Agate Beach State Recreation Site, Newport

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Agate Beach State Recreation Site is a state park between Newport and Agate Beach in Lincoln County in the U.S. state of Oregon. It is administered by the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department.
Lying between new and old U.S. Highway 101, the 18.48acre park offers beach access via a path from the parking lot through a tunnel under the old highway. Amenities include restrooms and a place to fish, surf, and dig for razor clams. The site also has picnic tables, and activities on its beach may include kite flying, agate hunting, birdwatching, and photography.
Created in 1969 from land bought from the Lincoln County Development Company, the park is open year-round. About 190,000 people visit the park each year.
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  • Since the past, many people came to this beach. There is a lot of fine sand and lots of room for people. There are plants and the ocean is mostly calm. The dunes are attractive as well. Lots of childr...  more »
  • We had a great time there lots of sand and area we had our dog with us and we all had fun running playing. Clean and not to crowed.  more »
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  • Love this beach!!!! It’s well maintained and so much room not crowded even when there is allot of people. I used to take the dog I had here in the summers growing up with my mom
  • This beach is huge! The sand is so incredibly soft and clean. It could probably use a decent bridge to get from the parking lot to the beach, but besides that it's such a wonderful place. You can see the lighthouse when the weather is clear.

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