Harris Beach State Park


Harris Beach State Park

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park=Harris Beach State Park


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caption=Harris Beach tidelands
type=Public, state
location=Curry County, Oregon
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operator=Oregon State Parks and Recreation Department
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Harris Beach State Park is an Oregon State Park located on US Highway 101, north of Brookings. The day-use area offers a restroom and picnic area with tables, and the campground has RV sites, yurts and tent sites available year-round [ [http://www.oregonstateparks.org/park_79.php Official website at the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department] ] .

Harris Beach State Park is home to Bird Island (also known as Goat Island), which is reported to be the largest island off the Oregon Coast and is a National Wildlife Refuge [ [http://www.traveloregon.com/Explore-Oregon/Oregon-Coast/Outdoor-Recreation/Water-Sports/Boating/Harris-Beach-State-Park.aspx Travel Information from TravelOregon.com] ] . The island is also a breeding site for rare birds such as the tufted puffin [ [http://www.oregoncoastbirding.com/PDFs/4%20South%20Coast%20Listings.pdf Oregon Coast Birding Guide for Southern Coast (PDF)] ] .

See also

*List of Oregon State Parks

References


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