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Smelt Sands State Park & 804 Trail

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Just north of Yachats, Smelt Sands is an excellent whale watching and photography viewpoint. Visitors can walk a historic trail, explore the tidepools, and view stunning sunsets. An old county right-of-way, developed into the Yachats 804 Trail, extends approximately 2 miles from north of Smelt Sands State Park to Yachats State Park on the north side of the Yachats River. Ocean view, benches, and picnic tables. X

Location: Yachats Oregon 97498 Telephone Toll Free: 800-551-6949

Other Oregon State Parks nearby:
(Newport) Agate Beach State Park
(Waldport) Alsea Bay Bridge Interpretive Center
(Waldport) Beachside State Park
(Newport) Beverly Beach State Park
(Florence) Carl Washburne State Park
(Florence) Darlingtonia State Natural Site


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