Friends of Yaquina Lighthouses
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. You may also want to visit our online gift shop, all proceeds from sales benefit our mission of support and are so appreciated!
Yaquina Head Lighthouse
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. Learn more…
Yaquina Bay Lighthouse
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. Learn more…
Yaquina Head Traffic Study
Learn more about the traffic study…
Yaquina Head Traffic Study Survey
This survey is an opportunity to share your concerns and ideas regarding transportation at Yaquina Head and will help the study team identify areas of focus. Please respond to the survey by September 10, 2021.