Description - In the heart of Yachats, turn west on 2nd Street. The road makes a small loop, offering a serene view of the Yachats river as it meets the Pacific Ocean.
- Park and see the wild waves and gray whale migration. Rock and salmon fishing and tidepools bring people back to this park again and again. The area offers plenty of resting benches and picnic tables.
Vital stats: There is no fee to use this park.
Recreation - Yachats State Recreation Area offers beach access and opportunities for picnicking, viewing scenery, fishing, viewing marine wildlife, bird watching, and viewing interpretive signs.
Climate - The Oregon coast receives abundant rainfall, mostly between October and April. July and August bring the best chance for clear days. Summer temperatures are normally moderate and almost never hot. Winter temperatures are normally cool at the lower elevations and cold at the higher elevations. Although snow is possible in the lowest elevations, it is infrequent and does not stay on the ground for long.
Yachats State Recreation Area is located on the South Coast. Turn west on 2nd Street from U.S. Highway 101 in Yachats.