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Nye Beach, with Yaquina Head in the Background
Virtual Tour of Newport, Oregon Coast

Scenes from the beaches of Nye Beach.

Top photo: Nye Beach in the summertime, with Yaquina Head in the background. Those wavy patterns are the bulging sand levels that happen in summer, as waves bring in more sand during this season than others. They're puffy and soft, but if those same formations are lurking just below the breakers, they create a particular hazard if you're walking in the tideline. See The Hidden Hazard of Oregon Coast Summer Breakers: Unseen Holes That Drop You

Second and Third photos: Nye Beach at night, showing this timeless village-like section of Newport in a new, sublime light.

Bottom photo: This rock structure here is nicknamed "the pier."