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Governor Patterson Memorial State Recreation Site

Highway 101 and Range Drive, Waldport, OR
+1 800-551-6949
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Beautiful, big, clean beach.

My dog's favorite beach. It is also the home of "Big Stump" witch has great significance to our... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
dddurrett2016
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Waldport, Oregon
A great beach in Waldport!

We were exploring for places to get to the beach with services and a good view. And we definitely... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2017
Nocilantro52
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Oregon City, Oregon
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Highway 101 and Range Drive, Waldport, OR
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+1 800-551-6949
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
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Reviewed 8 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

Thank Nocilantro52
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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

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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
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

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

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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

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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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Reviewed 13 February 2017

We go here often to walk and shell hunt. The beach is super clean and a great place to just set and to watch and listen to the waves. Even when it's stormy we love this place because of the big waves. There are rest...More

Thank Greg C
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

Wow what a great beach for a morning walk ..Lots of sand dollars on the beach.Seals in the water close to the shore line..Tons of waterfowl /Ducks to watch. And ifyour luck the are Eagles in the area near the river were it goes into...More

Thank Nancy B R
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Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Nice beach with good parking, easy access. Wide sandy beach with room to walk, beachcomb, or just watch the waves or people fishing at the mouth of the river.

Thank Mark S
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