Yaquina Bay Lighthouse
Yaquina Bay Lighthouse
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Nineteenth-century lighthouse is one of a few on the Pacific coast that was built with the light-keeper's quarters in the same building.
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  • jaimeelsabio
    Maryland4,308 contributions
    Nice for a short visit
    We hadn’t planned on stopping at the lighthouse, but decided to visit at the last minute. Since one couldn’t go in the lighthouse itself, walking around the grounds didn’t take long. The grounds and lighthouse are well maintained.
    Visited February 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written February 1, 2023
  • 2rollon
    California522 contributions
    Foggy coastal Day
    Friend and I were in the area exploring and I live lighthouses. Out side of the cold damp day the was a very nice lighthouse and surrounding area was scenic. If you go to the lighthouse and I highly recommend you do make sure you visit the tide pools also.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written June 20, 2023
  • MelvinPusfinger
    Temecula, California596 contributions
    Well worth a visit
    If you were in the area of Newport or Depoe Bay, this lighthouse, and the surrounding State Park area are well worth a visit. Seven dollars admission and well worth it. The first stop is the interpretive center. Thereafter, you drive to the lighthouse. Parking can sometimes be a challenge but if you wait a while you will find a spot. The lighthouse is automated, and there is no entrance. But you can get nice photographs of the lighthouse and the coast line. And there are stairs down to the beach and the tide pools. All in all a very pleasant time here.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written June 21, 2023
  • Jerry
    Oakridge, Oregon133 contributions
    Lighthouse Fun
    Loved the various views that were to be had. Beach, lighthouse, whales wowzers!. There is a day fee to enter the park area, but there is a lot to see. Great for friends or a little romantic get-away.
    Visited September 2022
    Travelled with family
    Written August 30, 2023
  • TravelNKA
    Wildwood, Missouri7 contributions
    A worthwhile stop.
    Very cool stop. They give you a nice guided tour with the history of the lighthouse and the area. We're very happy we stopped there. The visitors center was terrific as well. Two short films at the visitors center were quite interesting.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written September 25, 2023
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TravelNKA
Wildwood, MO7 contributions
Sep. 2023 • Family
Very cool stop. They give you a nice guided tour with the history of the lighthouse and the area. We're very happy we stopped there. The visitors center was terrific as well. Two short films at the visitors center were quite interesting.
Written September 25, 2023
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Jerry
Oakridge, OR133 contributions
Sep. 2022 • Family
Loved the various views that were to be had. Beach, lighthouse, whales wowzers!. There is a day fee to enter the park area, but there is a lot to see. Great for friends or a little romantic get-away.
Written August 30, 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

MelvinPusfinger
Temecula, CA596 contributions
Jun. 2023 • Family
If you were in the area of Newport or Depoe Bay, this lighthouse, and the surrounding State Park area are well worth a visit. Seven dollars admission and well worth it. The first stop is the interpretive center. Thereafter, you drive to the lighthouse. Parking can sometimes be a challenge but if you wait a while you will find a spot. The lighthouse is automated, and there is no entrance. But you can get nice photographs of the lighthouse and the coast line. And there are stairs down to the beach and the tide pools. All in all a very pleasant time here.
Written June 21, 2023
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2rollon
California522 contributions
Jun. 2023 • Friends
Friend and I were in the area exploring and I live lighthouses. Out side of the cold damp day the was a very nice lighthouse and surrounding area was scenic. If you go to the lighthouse and I highly recommend you do make sure you visit the tide pools also.
Written June 20, 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

hopeful1995
Bend, OR140 contributions
May 2023 • Family
The yaquina bay lighthouse has so much history of the town. You are able to tour the home below the lighthouse to see historical facts. Hours of operation are from 12 to 4 beautiful sites and views
Written May 30, 2023
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jaimeelsabio
Maryland4,308 contributions
Feb. 2023 • Couples
We hadn’t planned on stopping at the lighthouse, but decided to visit at the last minute. Since one couldn’t go in the lighthouse itself, walking around the grounds didn’t take long. The grounds and lighthouse are well maintained.
Written February 1, 2023
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Max R
Whitefish, MT97 contributions
Jan. 2023
nice view of the bridge but no access to the lighthouse. nice small park for dogs and kids to play in
Written January 21, 2023
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Amanda I
Wyoming215 contributions
Dec. 2022 • Family
Great piece of working history. Eventhough it was closed due to weather and king tides we were still able to get some good pictures. Learning the history of this lighthouse was interesting. Worth the stop.
Written January 2, 2023
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LisaMNUSA
Saint Paul, MN940 contributions
Sep. 2022
We walked around this area, looked at the lighthouse and the bridge. It seemed there are many trails here, we walked one of these that leading to the river, it leads a sand dune area, very interesting.
Written September 23, 2022
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Connie W
Ellettsville, IN181 contributions
Aug. 2022
There is a bit of a walk to get to the lighthouse but the path is good and several park rangers available to answer questions.
Written September 6, 2022
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