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Don Davis Memorial Park

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Address: 840 W. Olive St, Newport, OR 97365

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Concert and weekend

This is an excellent beach. It has easy access near the Performing Arts Center and Elizabeth Street Inn. There is an enclosed round room with glass from floor to ceiling. A... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2017
Eugene, Oregon
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Eugene, Oregon
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31 reviews
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Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

This is an excellent beach. It has easy access near the Performing Arts Center and Elizabeth Street Inn. There is an enclosed round room with glass from floor to ceiling. A great place to get out of the weather and look for whales though I have not seen any. There is very nice memorial to our Vietnam vets. The path... More 

Thank TravelinMan1209
Eugene, Oregon
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85 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

It's a good walk to get to the beach. But so worth it. The cleanest beach. You can walk for miles. There are seats going down so if you get tired, you can sit. Some people take chairs. We just sit on rocks or logs.

Thank Poofulus2000
Pendleton, Oregon
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41 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We were able to watch the whales from this point and on our last day we scored the one bench that sits out towards the ledge! Great views!!

Thank Dara W
Vancouver, Washington
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50 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

This is a lovely spot on the beach. Nice for sitting, nice for walking, nice for reflecting, nice for honoring veterans. I go to the Oregon coast frequently, so I'm accustomed to great views. For someone who seldom gets here or is on a first trip, in Newport, this is one of the best spots to enjoy an expansive view... More 

Thank lifeisgood720
Yakima, Washington
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96 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

A family member recently relocated to Newport, OR and lives just down the road from Don Davis Memorial Park. I found the park on my morning run. It is a very nice veterans memorial with a gazebo. The park sits atop a bluff which allows for fantastic views!! This park is very popular for sunsets. Parking can be tricky when... More 

Thank JFlyFish
Polson, Montana
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50 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

So many men and women have served and sacrificed for the freedom of our country that I love viewing memorial parks in honor of them. Makes my heart heavy and yet happy to honor them with a few minutes of time thinking of those that have served before. Take a little while and go check out this memorial park. It... More 

Thank blackdogs2MT
Riverside, California
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26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

A very pleasant park with tributes to veterans and a long ramp to the huge beach. It's very close to several inns in the Nye Beach area.

Thank Jack H
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed 31 May 2016

This park has a moving monument of the 24 Veterans that have lost their life in battle. We loved walking the path with the large stone memorials and seeing the ocean from that vantage point.

Thank Jody L
Columbia, Missouri
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66 reviews
30 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 22 January 2016

This is a very nice place to meet some locals who know a lot about whale migration, the area in general, and who are simply nice folks with whom to visit. It's also great for just ocean watching and learning a bit about the history of the community.

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Newport, Oregon
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30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

This view is spectacular. The paved walk to down to the beach is gently sloped & has a great view up the coast on the way down. Sit on the rock wall near the gazebo for great photo ops of the beach, up & down the coast & the lighthouse in the distance!

Thank Kassi F

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