Adjacent to South Beach State Park, South Jetty offers horse access to the beach, fishing, clamming, surfing, scuba diving and (for the advanced) windsurfing, when conditions permit.
Effective Sep 22, 2023
– Jan 1, 2024
California sea lions infected with Leptospirosis are appearing on Oregon beaches. The contagious bacterial infection, and many others, are transmittable to humans, dogs, and horses. Beachgoers are urged to leash their dogs and keep dogs and horses at least 150 feet away from live or dead sea lions. It is a violation of federal and state laws to harass, disturb, touch or feed marine mammals. Report violations to Oregon State Police at 800-452-7888. For more information, go to https://www.dfw.state.or.us/news/2023/09_Sep/092223.asp.
Effective Jul 30, 2021
– Dec 31, 2023
Construction to repair and improve the Yaquina Bay Bridge will be ongoing through 2023. Expect construction noise at the park. More information about the work is on the Oregon Department of Transportation project web page.
Each of our state parks is an individual place where people play,
picnic, camp, explore, hike, rest, and renew. They are an everyday
reminder of the things that make Oregon great. We recognize that
Oregon's resilience and beauty are strengthened by its diverse
communities. Our commitment is to serve everyone by striving to
provide safe and equitable access to state parks and agency