Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, Newport

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Extending from the Oregon coast into the Pacific Ocean, Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area houses the Yaquina Head Lighthouse, the tallest lighthouse on the Oregon coast. The lighthouse has been in operation for over 140 years. Admire the views of Newport and the coast, and explore the tide pools and the beach while watching for harbor seals. If you're lucky, you may be able to catch a glimpse of gray whales on their annual migration. The only way to gain access to the historical lighthouse is through a brief free tour. A visit to Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Newport trip planning site to plot your vacation.
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  • You need to stop at the interpretive center to get a ticket to the the interior of the lighthouse. We didn't. No go.. But you can walk around the lighthouse, enjoy the view and read all the signage.  more »
  • If you are going to Yaquina, you need to be at the interpretive center by 10 to get your tickets for the lighthouse tour. The tour in april was only 3 times a day. Tour was great because the tour guid...  more »

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