Lincoln County, OR

Lincoln County, OR
Lincoln County, OR

With miles of beach and coastline, Lincoln County is one of the most popular visitor destinations on the Oregon Coast. Named for President Abraham Lincoln, Lincoln County was created by the Oregon Legislature in 1893. Lincoln County has a very temperate climate, and a short but productive growing season.
Depoe Bay
Known as “the whale watching capital of the world” and the world’s smallest harbor.

Points of Interest:

Boiler Bay (1 mile north)
Devil’s Punch Bowl State Natural Area (5 miles south)
Otter Crest Viewpoint (3.5 miles south)
Whale Watch Center

Lincoln City
Offers more than 2,000 hotel/motel/bed and breakfast rooms, and resorts as well as the Siletz Tribe’s Chinook Winds Casino.

Points of Interest:

Connie Hansen Garden Conservancy
Devils Lake

Newport
Known as Oregon’s oceanography research center, features numerous interpretive centers, Marine Hatfield Science Center, and the Oregon Coast Aquarium, along with a large fishing fleet and working bayfront with restaurants, shops and charter boats.

Points of Interest:

Agate Beach (1 mile north)
Beverly Beach State Park (7 miles north)
Cascade Head (north of the city)
Lincoln County Historical Museum
Newport Performing and Visual Arts Centers
OSU Hatfield Marine Science Center and Interpretive Center
Oregon Coast Aquarium
South Beach State Park (south of the city)
Yaquina Art Center
Yaquina Bay State Park and Lighthouse
Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area

 Siletz
Home of the Administration Center and reservation of the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians of Oregon.
Toledo
Known as Lincoln County’s industrial center and offers antique shops and dining in the downtown area.

Points of Interest:

Antique shops and art galleries
Historic railroad display

Waldport
Features the Alsea Bay Interpretive Center.

Points of Interest:

Alsea Bay Interpretive Center
Port of Alsea
Seal Rock State Park (4 miles north)
Waldport Heritage Museum

Yachats
Known as the “Gem of the Oregon Coast” with a community of artists and writers.

Points of Interest:

Cape Perpetua Visitors’ Center (3 miles south)
Heceta Lighthouse (14 miles south)

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