Smelt Sands State Recreation Site

Smelt Sands State Recreation Site


Location:Off US 101 in Yachats.
Facilities:Beach access, picnic areas, hiking trails, interpretive exhibits, restrooms (é).
Activities:Fishing, hiking, whale watching, tidepool exploration.
Special Features:Features the historic 804 Trail, a dramatic 3/4-mile walk along the ocean's edge. Site is also the traditional location of the annual run of smelt, small silver fish related to salmon.
Address:c/o South Beach Management Unit
5580 S Coast Hwy
Newport, OR 97366

Phone:800-551-6949
Web: www.oregonstateparks.org/park_128.php
Size: 9 acres.

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Question: At Smelt Sands State Recreation Site in Yachats, there's been a cool sculpture there for decades - kind of an arcing sliver of a moon.