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Governor Patterson Memorial State Recreation Site

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A good plae to write....

There is a nice little park at the top. The path to the beach is paved with asphalt and good for... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Maria M
Waldport, Oregon
Easy beach access

This is one of the easiest places to access the ocean beach for miles and miles. It almost meets... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2018
Newport, Oregon
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

There is a nice little park at the top. The path to the beach is paved with asphalt and good for those who have problems walking. I go there to write or just look at the ocean. Parking is good and the beach is clean...More

Thank Maria M
Reviewed 26 April 2018

This is one of the easiest places to access the ocean beach for miles and miles. It almost meets disability standards until you get to the soft sand.

Thank zodeeec
Reviewed 30 March 2018

plenty of parking, restrooms, picnic tables and a nice long flat beach. The access is via a graduallly sloping trail that will work for people with minor mobility issues (walker users)

Thank SteelFix2013
Reviewed 7 February 2018

My dog's favorite beach. It is also the home of "Big Stump" witch has great significance to our local indigenous native American tribe.

Thank dddurrett2016
Reviewed 9 December 2017

We were exploring for places to get to the beach with services and a good view. And we definitely found it at this wayside. It was raining when we first got there, so we just sat in the car and had a great view. Then...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

This park was less than a mile from the house we rented. Huge, long, wide beach which was very clean. Lots of shells, birds (gulls, herons, even an eagle), and sea lion viewing. Looked like the campground was full due to this being Eclipse Week....More

Thank Mushroomminnow
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Great stop to walk the beach with kids and dogs. Restrooms too. The beach is steps away without having to walk down a steep hill or over rocks. The beach goes all the way into Waldport at low tide or walk the 8 miles to...More

Thank Deneann Z
Reviewed 6 August 2017

This is a wonderful spot on the Oregon Coast... it has everything... ocean, beach, views, picnic spots and lots more.

Thank MarySEverett_Wa
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful beach, long and clean! Also has clean bathrooms and a big parking area. We got married on this beach 6 years ago and we return several times a year. It just keeps getting better and better! Now there is a lovely viewing platform that...More

Thank kimimom
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

This is our go to beach. Easy access and lots to see. Great place to take the pets and kids. Take a blanket and watch the sunset.

Thank markkawa
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