Agate Beach State Recreation Site

Agate Beach State Wayside

Newport , OR 97365

Phone: (800) 551-6949

Rating: 4.7

About Agate Beach State Recreation Site – Newport, OR

Agate Beach State Recreation Site is a state park located in Lincoln County, Oregon between Newport and Agate Beach. The park offers amenities such as beach access, restrooms, fishing, surfing and clam digging. It is administered by the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department. The site also features picnic tables and various activities on its beach, such as kite flying, agate hunting, birdwatching, and photography. Created in 1969 from land originally bought by the Lincoln County Development Company, the park is now open to visitors year-round. Roughly 190,000 people visit annually.


  • Beach access
  • Restrooms
  • Fishing

Camp Near the Beach

Agate Beach State Recreation Site is also great for camping. There are plenty of sites to choose from, most of which have full hookups, group picnic shelters and a dump station. The campground is open year-round and reservations can be made online or by telephone. Or, if you would rather stay in a vacation rental, Oregon Beach Vacations is another option. They provide an array of cabins, cottages and beach houses which are all minutes away from the beach. See more attractions and activities on the Central Oregon Coast.