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The long stretch of sand at Beverly Beach State Park extends approximately five miles between Yaquina Head and Otter Rock.
From Online Extras Summer 2014
Beverly Beach State Park
If you've been mining the central coast in search of an easy-access beach that will accommodate the entire family, this well-loved 135-acre park may be just what you've been seeking. Pacific Northwest families have been basking on Beverly Beach's blissful shoreline for generations. It's got plenty of kid-friendly activities and is ideally situated for no-fuss beach time. This is one......[read more]
 
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