Yaquina Head at Dusk
Seabirds Enjoying The View
Yaquina Head Staircase
Yaquina Head - Newport, Oregon
Yaquina Head Light Station was built in 1872 and operated by the U.S. Lighthouse Board, afterward called the U.S. Lighthouse Service. The Lighthouse Service was abolished in 1939, at which time the U.S. Coast Guard took over operations.Read more
Welcome to our website. Here you'll find information on
the two beautiful lighthouses in Newport on the central
Oregon Coast and our efforts to restore and maintain them.
A piece of Oregon history sits atop a bluff at the mouth of the Yaquina River. It is the Historic Yaquina Bay Lighthouse, built in 1871 and decommissioned in 1874.