Whalers Rest Resort Campground, Oregon

Stopover at Whalers Rest. Enjoying the Oregon coast as we work our way south.


Whalers Rest Resort Thousand Trails Campground: Site #15, this site has full hookups, 159 total sites, 45 ft elevation. October 11th - 15th. Overall Experience: neutral

The Pics are from Seal Rock.

We did a little auto touring on the Oregon coast around Newport. We checked out numerous state parks, a forest service campground, saw a whale, visited a lighthouse, enjoyed walks on the beach, and sampled the brews at a couple of brewpubs.

Tomorrow we move a tad further south.

Whalers Rest Resort: Your Gateway to the Stunning Oregon Coastline

Found on the picturesque Oregon coastline, the Whalers Rest Resort offers RV campers a prime location to experience the natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest. Located near the town of South Beach, this Thousand Trails preserve provides easy access to the sandy beaches, crashing waves, and stunning ocean vistas that draw visitors to this region.

A Campground That Delivers on Comfort and Serenity

Reviewers praise the spacious, well-spaced RV sites that offer privacy and scenic views. The campground is divided into a northern and southern section, both of which are noted for their natural, wooded settings. Campers can take advantage of the on-site swimming pool, hot tub, and recreation hall, as well as hiking trails that wind through the surrounding forest.

The Allure of South Beach State Park

But the real draw of Whalers Rest is its proximity to the stunning South Beach State Park, located just north on Hwy 101. This expansive park provides direct access to miles of sandy beach, perfect for beachcombing, swimming, surfing, and other coastal activities. Visitors can also explore the nearby tide pools, home to a diverse array of marine life. For those seeking a more adventurous experience, the area offers excellent scuba diving and kayaking opportunities.

Endless Exploration Beyond the Shoreline

Beyond the beach, the South Beach area offers plenty to explore. The nearby town of Newport, just a short drive away, is home to:

  • The iconic Yaquina Bay Lighthouse
  • The Oregon Coast Aquarium
  • A vibrant waterfront district with shops, restaurants, and galleries

Outdoor enthusiasts can also discover a wealth of hiking trails, scenic viewpoints, and wildlife-watching opportunities throughout the region.

Whether you're looking to relax on the beach or immerse yourself in nature or explore charming coastal communities — Whalers Rest Resort and South Beach provide the perfect backdrop for your next RV adventure. With its unbeatable location, abundant amenities, and easy access to the best of the Oregon coast, this campground is sure to leave a lasting impression on all who visit.

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