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Kayaking near Newport Oregon at Brian Booth State Park

Kayaking at Brian Booth State Park Near Newport, Oregon

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There’s no shortage of things to do on the Oregon Coast, but this summer’s most popular activities have included those things that include built-in social distancing, like kayaking, hiking, and biking.  There are a number of great places for kayaking near Newport Oregon, including Brian Booth State Park. It’s one of our favorite ways to experience the natural beauty and peaceful solitude of this special part of Oregon’s Coast.

As you explore places like Brian Booth State Park, be sure to stay at our luxury oceanfront Bed and Breakfast,  We’re located just a few minutes outside of town, right on the beautiful shores of Newport’s Agate Beach. It’s the perfect place to take in the beauty of Oregon’s rugged coast, all while indulging and treating yourself to the getaway you deserve.  Book your room at our Bed and Breakfast in Newport Oregon Today.

Brian Booth State Park Offers Some Great Kayaking

Kayaking is a wonderful way to experience the peaceful serenity of the Oregon Coast while taking in the views from an entirely different vantage point.  It’s also a great way to get up close and personal with coastal wildlife and our natural habitats.  And, of course, one of our favorite reasons to encourage kayaking near Newport Oregon this summer is that it’s an activity that involves some natural social distancing.  With the COVID-19 pandemic still in our midst, it’s important to find ways to get outside and enjoy restorative time both in nature and away from home, while still respecting social distancing and health guidelines.

If you’re looking to do a little bit of paddling while you’re on vacation this summer, our Bed and Breakfast is a great choice.  There are a number of wonderful opportunities for kayaking near Newport Oregon, including the Beaver Creek State Natural Area, which is part of Brian Booth State Park.

Kayaking near Newport Oregon at Brian Booth State Park

Brian Booth State Park is actually made of two distinct areas:  Ona Beach State Park, and Beaver Creek State Natural Area. While the Ona Beach Day-Use area is also a delightful place to spend a day, it’s Beaver Creek State Natural Area that we really love, especially for activities like kayaking. It’s just a few miles from the ocean but offers a rich habitat and plentiful wildlife.

Kayaking through this portion of Brian Booth State Park will offer plenty of chances to see Heron, osprey, river otter, and beaver sightings, especially if you’re quiet.  There are also a number of smaller side channels you can travel down, which offer the chance to see even more wildlife like red-winged blackbirds and finches that populate the area.

The flow of current in the creek is pretty slow and gentle, and thus pretty easy for paddling in all directions. Upstream is where you’ll find the wildlife-filled riparian habitat. Paddle downstream, and you’ll find yourself heading to the ocean. This protected area is an important component of the Beaver Creek watershed, and the connection between old-growth forests, coastal areas, and marsh habitats makes for a truly delightful afternoon in the Newport Oregon area.

Kayaking near Newport Oregon at Brian Booth State Park

The Best Bed and Breakfast in Newport Oregon

Whether you spend your afternoon kayaking, hiking, biking, and generally exploring the Oregon Coast, or whether you’d rather sit back and relax on our beautiful beaches, there is no shortage of things to do in Newport Oregon.  However, there’s nothing that beats relaxing and soaking up the views that you’ll find from every window – not to mention the beautiful outdoor decks and gardens – of our Bed and Breakfast.  A visit to the Ocean House Inn will be the change of scenery you’ve been craving!

Not only is this a uniquely beautiful part of Oregon’s Coast, but we’d love nothing more than the chance to help you relax and unwind. We’ll attend to the details, which includes providing you with a delicious breakfast and plenty of treats throughout the day, while you let your stress and worries float away on the ocean breezes.  We can think of no better place to enjoy the beautiful scenery and some much-needed R&R than our Bed and Breakfast in Newport Oregon.  Book your room with us today!