Explore the Marine Garden at Harris Beach SP

Explore the Marine Garden at Harris Beach SP

Rate this Adventure Harris Beach State Park

Activities

Chillin, Photography, Swimming, Hiking

Skill

Beginner

Season

Year Round

Added by

Josiah Roe

Bathrooms
Beach
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Forest
Groups
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife

Intertidal wildlife from sea stars to anemones set against a thundering backdrop of arch rocks and sea stacks.

The Marine Garden at Harris Beach State Park is one of the 7 designated Marine Garden's on the Oregon Coast where the ecosystem is protected and the collection and disturbance of tidal flora and fauna is prohibited.

Interpretive hikes and guides are available through the State Park system, as are campsites in the State Park.

To get to the State Park, take Highway 1/101 a quarter mile north of the town of Brookings to the well-marked entrance to the park. As you enter the park, stay left and down to the large parking area above the beach.

The Marine Garden extends to “all rocky areas, tide pools, and sand beaches situated between high tide and extreme low tide lying between a line projecting perpendicular to shore from the Harris Beach State Park beach access parking area on the north, and a line projecting perpendicular to shore  from the road entrance to Harris Beach State Park off of Highway 101 on the north.”

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations.

Nearby Lodging

From $218/night

WildSpring Guest Habitat

Port Orford, Oregon

Reviews

Leave a Review

Overall rating:  Rate this Adventure

Have you done this adventure? Leave a review!

Activities

Chillin, Photography, Swimming, Hiking

Skill

Beginner

Season

Year Round

Added by

Josiah Roe

Nearby Adventures

Adventure

Camp at Harris Beach SP

Adventure

Explore Natural Bridges at Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor

Adventure

Explore Thunder Rock Cove at Samuel H Boardman State Scenic Corridor

Adventure

Photograph a Sunset at Secret Beach

More Nearby Adventures

Tours

More Tours

Related Stories

destinations

WATCH: A Way of Life Under Attack - 'Welcome to Gwichyaa Zhee'

All over this country, indigenous people are literally just fighting for their identity.

gear

Patagonia's First Ever Product Collaboration: Danner & Patagonia Wading Boots

Debuted at Summer Outdoor Retailer 2018, Patagonia's newest fly fishing products are now available.

activities

The World's Gnarliest Bike Race: 1000+ Miles on the Silk Road

"How tough it will be cannot be understated, but as Mike Hall once said, 'Nothing that’s worth an...

photography

How Landscape Photographers Can Improve at Leave No Trace

We often talk about “leaving no trace” in the outdoors. You don't take anything from the wilderne...

More Stories