AAA Editor Notes
Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area is 3 mi. n. of jct. US 20 and US 101. The beautiful coastal headland offers the chance to explore tidal pools, hiking trails, an interpretive center, a rocky beach and Yaquina Head Lighthouse. Active since 1873, it was the fifth lighthouse built in Oregon and is the state's tallest. Wildlife enthusiasts may spot gray whales, seals, murres, cormorants and intertidal organisms.
Time: Allow 2 hours minimum.