Harris Beach State Park

Near Brookings, Oregon, United States

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COVID-19 UPDATE

Park is open 8 a.m. - 9 p.m. with reduced services. Picnicking, trails, bike path, beach access and restroom are all open.

  • Meeting Hall CLOSED through at least September 30, 2020
  • Reduced garbage service. Please pack out trash.
  • Facilities may close without notice.
  • Do not travel far to visit. Be prepared to turn around if crowded. 

Camping

Campers must have a reservation. No first-come, first-served camping. Beginning July 1, book reservations up to 30 in advance: oregonstateparks.reserveamerica.com. Note the following service reductions:

  • 65 full-hookup sites
  • 25 electrical sites with water
  • 59 tent sites with water nearby
  • Sites D5-1, D5-2 and D5-3 CLOSED through at least Sept. 30
  • One extra vehicle allowed per site
  • 6 yurts (3 pet-friendly; one accessible) CLOSED through at least Sept. 30
  • Group camp CLOSED
  • Hiker/biker camp CLOSED through at least July 31
  • Playground CLOSED
  • Flush toilets NO SHOWERS
  • Firewood for sale 4pm-7pm daily, subject to availability
  • RV dump station
  • Universal access: One campsite has accessible design.

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Located on Oregon’s rugged south coast, Harris Beach offers a splendid seascape for sightseers, several trails, and miles of sandy beaches and rocky outcroppings to explore. From the day-use area, enjoy beachside picnicking with a picturesque view of the sea stacks dotting the ocean, including the largest island off the Oregon coast.
 
Bird Island (also called Goat Island) is a National Wildlife Sanctuary and breeding site for such rare birds as the tufted puffin. The island makes for amazing wildlife viewing from the park's many viewpoints. Watch gray whales on their winter and spring migrations, harbor seals, California sea lions, sea birds and the rich marine gardens.  

Nearby Attractions

Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor: This 12-mile-long park along Highway 101 is a series of scenic waysides, some with picnic tables where you can sit and enjoy unparalleled ocean views. Or you can explore the park by foot via a series of hikes that make up a portion of the Oregon Coast Trail. The south end of the park is only three miles north of Harris Beach.
 
McVay Rock and Winchuck State Recreation Sites offer access to beaches south of Brookings. At the border, Crissey Field has wetlands, a trail to the beach and a welcome center with more information on things to see and do.
 
Visit Brookings: Known for its azalea festival and bike-friendly streets, Brookings also has a boat launching ramp, moorage facilities, boat rentals, and charter boat service at the south jetty, near the mouth of the Chetco River.
 
Visit Gold Beach: 30 miles north of Brookings, the town is a gateway to the famous Rogue River.
Park Overview mdi-white-balance-sunny Open for day use Year Round
COVID-19 may affect dates
mdi-tent Open for camping Year Round
COVID-19 may affect dates
mdi-cellphone Call for reservations: 800-452-5687
Call for info: 800-551-6949
Call park: Reservations: 1-800-452-5687 Harris Beach MU office: 541-469-0224
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Some parks are open for day-use and camping, with reduced services. Check the Park Status Map and FAQ for details. Campfire restrictions may be in place.