Mill Beach Chetco Point Scenic Pacific Ocean View

• Mill Beach is a sandy shoreline with rocky edges
• Table Rock sits right on the beach, and you can walk around it on the low tide

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Mill Beach is a short stretch of shore in Brookings, next to Chetco Point. It is a sandy crescent-shaped beach with rocky areas on both ends.

Table Rock sits right in the middle, and on the low tide, you can walk around it. The beach parking can accommodate up to 6 vehicles. It has restrooms and picnic tables, but there are no additional amenities.

Mill Beach can be a fantastic spot to enjoy beach life, collect rocks, watch tidepools, and picnic. And the best part is the beach is not very crowded, even during the hot season.

Chetco Point Park and Mill Beach South Oregon Beachlife Scenic Views
Mill Beach


Mill Beach stretches for about a mile, making it a fantastic spot for a relaxing stroll or a jog. Nearby Chetco Point Park has a trail to Chetco Point and to Chetco Beach, which you can enjoy while you are in the area, too.

Rockhounding and Beachcombing

Mill Beach is a fantastic rockhounding and beachcombing spot. The beach receives a lot of material from the nearby Chetco River.

The beach's rocky edges are the best places to look for collectible stones. You can search for interesting shells, driftwood, sea glass and other gifts of the ocean through the entire beach.

Visit Chetco Beach for more rocks.

Tidepool Watching

Mill Beach's edges are full of rocky formations trapping colorful ocean creatures and plants. Go on the low tide to see ocean life in nature-made aquariums.

Please remember not to touch or remove any flora and fauna because the ocean is a sensitive ecosystem we must protect.

If you want to see more tidepools, you can do it at Chetco Beach.

Chetco Point Mill Beach View
Mill Beach View From Chetco Point

Mill Beach Camping, Lodging & Vacation Rentals

There is no camping at Mill Beach, but Brookings has various lodging options.
Brookings Tide Pools
Tide Pools

Mill Beach | Facts

Open: Year-round
Managed by: Oregon State Parks

Amenities: Restrooms, picnic tables
Activities: Hiking, beachcombing, rockhounding, tidepool watching, picnicking & nature viewing
Day-use fees: None

Mill Beach is located:

  • 29 miles southeast of Gold Beach
  • 97 miles southwest of Grants Pass
  • 166 miles southwest of Roseburg.

Adventures Nearby

Directions to Mill Beach

From Highway 101 in Brookings,
  • Turn onto Mill Beach Road and follow it for 0.4 miles
  • Turn left onto Macklyn Cove Drive and follow it for 0.2 miles.
Macklyn Cove Dr, Brookings, OR 97415

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