Lincoln City
including Gleneden Beach & Depoe Bay
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Come for the miles of oceanfront splendor, the casino resort, golf or the array of shopping and restaurants. The 16-mile stretch between Lincoln City and Depoe Bay offers a full range of experiences for sightseers and fun seekers. The beaches of Lincoln City are perfect for kite flying, beachcombing and tidepool exploring. Shoppers will be delighted with the options including the large factory outlet shopping center, antique stores, small boutiques and art galleries. Chinook Winds Casino Resort features 24-hour gaming, a golf course and a year-round schedule of world-class entertainment. Nearby state parks and waysides offer beach access and panoramic views. The nearby Salmon and Siletz Rivers offer fishing and wildlife viewing. Gleneden Beach to the south offers beach access, golfing and upscale shopping. A few minutes south is the quaint town of Depoe Bay with its oceanfront seawall, the world's smallest natural harbor, shopping, galleries and the Whale Watching Center.

Top Sights & Recreation:
Devil's Punchbowl State Natural Area
Devil's Punchbowl State Natural Area
Peer down into the sandstone cauldron when the surf is up to see waves roll into the cave opening, swirling and frothing like a devilish brew. Take in the area's panoramic views or hike the trail leading to tide pools...[read more]
Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area
Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area
Meander across the wooden footbridge through a forest of Sitka Spruce, Western Hemlock, Shore Pine and Alder Forest. The park offers hiking trails, picnic areas and beach access.
Gleneden Beach State Recreation Site
Gleneden Beach State Recreation Site
A short paved trail leads from the parking and picnic area through the shore pines to a soft sand beach. Popular with seals and surfers.
Boiler Bay State Scenic Viewpoint
Boiler Bay State Scenic Viewpoint
This basalt rimmed bay is a great place to picnic, take in panoramic views and watch resident and migrating Gray Whales and seabirds. At low tide, you can see the boiler on the J. Marhoffer, which sank here in 1910.
Whale Watching Center
Whale Watching Center
Operated by Oregon State Parks, the Whale Watching Center is located in Depoe Bay, a town known as the whale watching capital of the Oregon Coast. Nearby waters are frequented by Gray Whales that linger here much of the year...[read more]
Other Attractions:
Lincoln City
including Gleneden Beach & Depoe Bay