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South Beach State Park

5580 N Coast Hwy, Newport, OR 97365-1147
+1 541-867-7451
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Country style camping close to town!

We chose this campground to use as a base to explore between Heceta Head lighthouse and Depoe Bay... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2016
via mobile
Tent Camping with Nice Hot Showers

I have been to the day use park, but hadn't had a chance to try out the campground until this last... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2016
Bend, Oregon
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5580 N Coast Hwy, Newport, OR 97365-1147
+1 541-867-7451
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Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We chose this campground to use as a base to explore between Heceta Head lighthouse and Depoe Bay. It was a perfect location and being close to Newport made grocery and shopping easy. The campground is surrounded by trees so you are definitely able to...More

1  Thank TracPed
Reviewed 27 September 2016

I have been to the day use park, but hadn't had a chance to try out the campground until this last weekend. First of all this review only applies to tent camping. I don't know what it is like to RV camp here. it is...More

1  Thank KariSueBend_Oregon
Reviewed 23 September 2016

We booked 5 nights in the middle of August, middle of the week, using Reserve America. The process for the reservation was good however you could easily get in to a lot of trouble if you have a bigger unit. We booked a 47' spot...More

1  Thank SweetMisses
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

This campground is too crowded.... Why not just park your TV in a parking lot? The facilities are fine... Staff are fine... No complaints there... And the obsolete loud fog?.... You get used to this....I guess

Thank Don H
Reviewed 11 September 2016

My new favorite camp ground, the park hosts were kind and helpful, many activities like horseshoes, bike rentals, and Community s'mores. Excellent well thought out layout for the yurts, short beautiful walk to the beach. The campsites look spacious and comfortable as well. I felt...More

1  Thank Trisha L
Reviewed 8 September 2016

My daughter and I stayed in a yurt and found it clean, warm, and nicely laid out--typical of the Oregon Park system. Our stay was marked by sunshine and rain, and our yurt served us perfectly in both conditions. The paved walk/bike trails running parallel...More

3  Thank Jcwill5
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We rented yurts with some friends and really enjoyed it there. The campground was quiet, the bathrooms (and showers) were clean, and the staff were very helpful.

Thank DHUtah
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

South Beach is a short drive from Newport . I have stayed here several times because of the proximity to Newport and it is often the only park with an available camping spot for last minute reservations. This trip we are here in mid-August in...More

2  Thank Sage1029
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Campground was busy, slow driving around. road bikes in area, great bike and walking paths. fresh ocean air,walk to beach,also walk or bike to jetty.Some spots better then others, so need to book ahead. good location if you want to camp, have a camper or...More

2  Thank srimanone
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Will visit the area again. Fun walks in the mornings and amazing sunsets at night. Listen to the waves and the birds.

2  Thank X3663BDelizabethh
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Randy T
Can you have fires at South Beach Campground first week of September
2 September 2016|
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Response from OPRD_SouthBeachMU | Property representative |
Thank you for the question! Each campsite comes with one fire pit that you may use when camping. However, during times of extreme drought or dry weather, a fire ban may be issued throughout the park and on the beach. We post... More
Frilly J
Can you set up a tent and a trailer in the same spot?
7 June 2016|
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Response from OPRD_SouthBeachMU | Property representative |
You can find out the exact length of your parking pad and tent area by going to Reserve America online and choosing your site, or you can call: 1-800-452-5687. As long as your trailer and vehicle can fit on the parking pad... More
Ariona M
do I need to have a reservation to rent a yurt for one night for two people? and what is the rate?
17 May 2015|
Response from Debra M | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at the LaQuinta in Newport but I did find the following information onluine. The rental fee for yurts seems to be $44.00 per night. Reservations must be made by phone 1 day to 9 months ahead of time. Call (800... More