Newport Activities - Oregon Coast Visitors Association

Newport

  • Lookout Observatory & Gift Shop

    Ottercrest Lp, Hwy 101
    Depoe Bay, Oregon 97341
    541-765-2270
  • Ripley's Believe It Or Not

    250 SW Bay Blvd
    Newport, Oregon 97365
    541-265-2206
  • Jump Off Joes

    Newport, Oregon 97365
    (541) 265-8801

    At the bottom of NW 11th, the parking lot above Jump-Off Joe provides not only complete safety but views of the waves whacking away at the small premonitory. They smash against this with particular zeal.

  • Don Davis City Park

    Newport, Oregon 97365
    (541)-265-7783

    Vietnam Veterans Memorial, gazebo, cobblestone pathway with beach access, sitting area.

  • Otter Rock

    Newport, Oregon 97365
    (541) 265-8801

    Just north of Newport is Otter Rock, where the Devil's Punchbowl creates a boiling cauldron of maniacal wave action. It's a sea cave where the top fell through ages ago, letting you peek inside. Because of rock structures surrounding this small headland, waves pick up lots of energy and become enormous, smashing into the rocks around the Punchbowl.

  • Oregon Coast Aquarium

    2820 SE Ferry Slip Rd
    Newport, Oregon 97365
    541-867-3474

    The Oregon Coast Aquarium is home to over 500 species of animals in both indoor and outdoor exhibits (it's also the former home of Keiko, the movie star Orca). Check out the Passages of the Deep, meet sea otters, jellyfish and more!

  • Edge Art Gallery

    3916 S Coast Highway
    Newport, Oregon 97365
    541-867-4198
  • Yaquina Head Lighthouse

    750 NW Lighthouse Dr #7
    Newport, Oregon 97365
    541-574-3100

    Yaquina Head has the tallest tower on the Oregon Coast, and its 93-foot-high tower stands at 162 feet above sea level. This is the only lighthouse in Oregon with a marble floor. Illuminated in 1873 its automated light serves as aid to navigation along seacoast and at entrance to Yaquina Bay. Yaquina Head is open to the public is surrounded by the Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area and offers an up-close and personal view of seabird nesting areas. Natural area exhibits and trails to tide pools in the area too.

  • Cape Foulweather (Storm Watch)

    Newport, Oregon 97365
    (541) 265-8801

    Cape Foulweather has several viewpoints with rocky areas that make for more spectacular wave energy and comfortable viewing from your car.

  • BLM-Yaquina Head ONA

    P O Box 936
    Newport, Oregon 97365
    (541) 574-3142

    Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area is managed by the Bureau of Land Management. An historic lighthouse, tidepools, an interpretive center, harbor seals, nesting seabirds, and hiking trails offer opportunities to explore and discover life at a coastal headland.

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