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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  • be prepared for quick changes with the weather. one minute your watching whales spouting in the warm sun and the next being pounded by hail. great location to let the dog run free and chase the Frisbe...  more »
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