Diggers, this park’s for you! Razor clamming is a favorite activity as well as surfing. If you plan to visit prime Newport attractions like the Oregon Coast Aquarium and Hatfield Marine Science Center, you must stop in for a refreshing picnic at Agate Beach.

Agate Beach Wayside is situated between the new and old highway 101. There is a large parking lot with room for trailer parking. The beach access trail consists of a tunnel that goes underneath the old highway 101 to a large sandy beach area.


Agate Beach State Recreation Site
Agate Beach State Wayside, Newport, OR 97365, United States



Open year round

Contact Details

Call for info: 800-551-6949

Call park: 541-265-4560

Official Website: Agate Beach State Recreation Site


Area Attractions

Suggested Equipment for Agate Beach State Recreation Site:


The following activities within the park should be done with utmost caution. Make sure that you have the proper protective gear and equipment necessary to make your adventures safe and accident-free. We advise you to read the TIPS underneath each activity to serve as a guide on what you may need to bring in order to enjoy your stay fully.

Activities & Tips


Agate Beach State Recreation Site is a must-visit state park in Oregon. Check out other state parks in Oregon here.

Oregon State Parks