Lincoln City - Oregon Coast

Lincoln City

Linkoln City

Linkoln City

Linkoln City

Linkoln City




A popular destination on the Oregon Coast, Lincoln City is well-known for its broad, flat beach stretching for seven miles along the magnificent Pacific Ocean. Thousands of visitors enjoy picturesque ocean views, wide sandy beaches, and a laid-back town atmosphere. Lincoln City is known for its ability to be a great getaway destination, no matter what month of the year. Spring, summer, and fall offer the best weather; but winter is the best time for winter storm watching and beach combing.

Lincoln City is famous for its D River, the shortest river in the world. The D River connects Devil’s Lake with the Pacific Ocean. A historic landmark and home to the Lincoln City Cultural Center, Delake School was built near D River in 1925. A few art and cultural events are held throughout the year in historic Delake District. Known as the "Kite Capital of the World", Lincoln City hosts annual kite festivals during summer and fall. There are also fun and interesting activities such as a free “Clamming and Crabbing Clinics” that are held from early summer through fall at Siletz Bay. Another remarkable event, the annual Taft Beach Sandcastle Contest takes place in August.

There are a number of shops, malls, and galleries, as well as a wide range of restaurants offering delicious food and drinks. Tourist attractions and events are plentiful at this fun and convenient destination. Take a deep breath, smell the sea, and feel the fresh breeze hit your face in Lincoln City – a beautiful city on the Oregon Coast.

Lincoln City

Region: Central Oregon Coast, U.S.
County: Lincoln
Incorporated: 1965
Population (2015): 8,536
Area: 5.7 mile2 (2.4 km2)
Elevation: 4 ft (1 м)
GPS Coordinates: 44.967, -124.018
Zip Code: 97367

Average Winter T°: 43°F (6°C)
Average Summer T° 60°F (16°C)




Lincoln City History

The local history of Lincoln City is an important chapter of the Oregon State history, from the earliest peoples to the modern day. Incorporated in March 1965 following the merging of the five region's districts, the city was named after the former president of the United States, Abraham Lincoln.

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Things to Do and See in Lincoln City

Feel free to try activities in Lincoln City such as a horseback ride on the beach, hiking, biking, kite surfing, golfing, or fishing in salt or fresh water. There is also the most amazing experience during winter and spring seasons, where you get to watch the migration of the Pacific Gray Whale.

According to Country Home Magazine, Lincoln City is "one of the great undiscovered places to antique in U.S." There are dozens of antique shops and bookstores. A ten-day long Antique Week event, taking place in February, offers a very exciting time and a lot of new discoveries.

Devils Lake & D River

Lincoln CityLocated near the downtown, Devils Lake offers a variety of summer activities such as fishing, boating, swimming, and wildlife watching. The shortest river in the world, D River connects Devils Lake to the Pacific Ocean. D River was listed in the Guinness World Record but later lost the title.

Drift Creek Falls

Hike along a 1.5-mile trail through a beautiful forest and explore the Coastal Range. The end of the trip is a 240-foot-high suspension bridge extending above the canyon and providing a spectacular view of the 75-foot waterfall. Parking fee is $5 or Interagency Senior, Access, or Military Passes. Drift Creek Falls is day-use area and open year-round.

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Siletz Bay National Wildlife Refuge

Linkoln CitySiletz Bay was named after the local tribe, the original inhabitants of the area. Siletz Bay National Wildlife Refuge represents the most beautiful coastal estuaries and wetland along the Oregon Coast. Previously this place was a cow's pasture. Now the wetland provides habitat for birds such as Great Blue Heron, Great Egret as well as Red-tailed Hawks, Bald Eagles, and other raptors roost on snags.

 

Connie Hansen Garden

Coastal rainforest garden is located between Highway 101 and the Pacific coastline. Open from dawn to dusk. Admission is free.

1931 NW 33rd Street, Lincoln City, Oregon 97367
541-994-6338
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Not all activities are outdoor in Lincoln City. There are numerous indoor attractions that are ideal for visiting.

Prehistoric

Linkoln CityPrehistoric provides a unique shopping and educational experience. Presentation of fossils, rocks, minerals, and meteorites. You can touch and explore. Group tours and lectures are available. Open Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Tuesday-Thursday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

1425 NW Hwy 101, Lincoln City, OR 97367
541-614-1294
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Jennifer Sears Art Studio

Glass blowing demonstrations where you can blow your own float, bowl or sea star. General admission is free. For group tours and class reservations, call ahead or make an online reservation. Open Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

4821 SW Highway 101, Lincoln City, OR 97367
541-996-2569
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Alder House

Finders keepersOregon's oldest studio, Alder House offers a great glassblowing experience. You can watch professional artists in action and buy a finished work at reasonable price. Admission is free. Open daily from May until the end of October from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

611 Immonen Road, Lincoln City, OR, 97367
541-996-2483
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Chinook Winds Casino

Lincoln CityOperated by the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians, Chinook Winds Casino was built on the north side of Lincoln City in 1995. The casino offers everything to enjoy an eventful evening including blackjack, poker, slots, bingo, craps, and roulette. Besides a gaming floor, the casino has two restaurants, convention center, and hotel.

1777 NW 44th St, Lincoln City, OR 97367
888-244-6665
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Lincoln CityNorth Lincoln County Historical Museum

Take a trip through history and view exhibits of early settlers, Japanese glass fishing floats, and Pixieland.

4907 US-101, Lincoln City, OR 97367
541-996-6614
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Events

Finders Keepers - from mid-October to Memorial Day.
Antique Week takes place in February in Lincoln City.
Summer Kite Festival is held in Lincoln city the last weekend of June.
Clamming Clinics & Crabbing Clinics take place in Lincoln City from early summer through fall.
Taft Beach Sandcastle Contest takes place the second weekend of August.
Fall Kite Festival takes place in Lincoln city the second weekend of October.
Wild Mushrooms Cook-Off is held the second weekend of November.

 

Upcoming Events

Aug
2
Wed
2017
all-day Lincoln City Clamming Clinics
Lincoln City Clamming Clinics
Aug 2 – Nov 26 all-day
Lincoln City Clamming Clinics @ Lincoln City | Oregon | United States
Lincoln City Clamming Clinics Fun and interesting activities “Clamming and Crabbing Clinics” that held from early summer through fall at Siletz Bay in Lincoln City. Clamming Clinic Dates Friday, June 2 – 1:15 pm Wednesday, June 14 – 10:15 am Tuesday, June 20 – 2:45 pm Thursday, June 29 – 10:45 am Thursday, July…
Aug
15
Tue
2017
all-day Lincoln City Clamming Clinics
Lincoln City Clamming Clinics
Aug 15 – Dec 9 all-day
Lincoln City Clamming Clinics @ Lincoln City | Oregon | United States
Lincoln City Clamming Clinics Fun and interesting activities “Clamming and Crabbing Clinics” that held from early summer through fall at Siletz Bay in Lincoln City. Clamming Clinic Dates Friday, June 2 – 1:15 pm Wednesday, June 14 – 10:15 am Tuesday, June 20 – 2:45 pm Thursday, June 29 – 10:45 am Thursday, July…
Aug
29
Tue
2017
all-day Lincoln City Clamming Clinics
Lincoln City Clamming Clinics
Aug 29 – Dec 23 all-day
Lincoln City Clamming Clinics @ Lincoln City | Oregon | United States
Lincoln City Clamming Clinics Fun and interesting activities “Clamming and Crabbing Clinics” that held from early summer through fall at Siletz Bay in Lincoln City. Clamming Clinic Dates Friday, June 2 – 1:15 pm Wednesday, June 14 – 10:15 am Tuesday, June 20 – 2:45 pm Thursday, June 29 – 10:45 am Thursday, July…
Sep
12
Tue
2017
all-day Lincoln City Clamming Clinics
Lincoln City Clamming Clinics
Sep 12 2017 – Jan 6 2018 all-day
Lincoln City Clamming Clinics @ Lincoln City | Oregon | United States
Lincoln City Clamming Clinics Fun and interesting activities “Clamming and Crabbing Clinics” that held from early summer through fall at Siletz Bay in Lincoln City. Clamming Clinic Dates Friday, June 2 – 1:15 pm Wednesday, June 14 – 10:15 am Tuesday, June 20 – 2:45 pm Thursday, June 29 – 10:45 am Thursday, July…
Sep
22
Fri
2017
all-day Lincoln City Crabbing Clinics
Lincoln City Crabbing Clinics
Sep 22 2017 – Jan 13 2018 all-day
Lincoln City Crabbing Clinics @ Lincoln City | Oregon | United States
Lincoln City Crabbing Clinics Fun and interesting activities “Clamming and Crabbing Clinics” that held from early summer through fall at Siletz Bay in Lincoln City. Crabbing Clinic Dates Thursday, June 1 – 12:15 pm Thursday, June 15 – 10:30 am Friday, June 30 – 11:30 am Friday, September 22 – 8:00 am…
Sep
26
Tue
2017
all-day Lincoln City Clamming Clinics
Lincoln City Clamming Clinics
Sep 26 2017 – Jan 20 2018 all-day
Lincoln City Clamming Clinics @ Lincoln City | Oregon | United States
Lincoln City Clamming Clinics Fun and interesting activities “Clamming and Crabbing Clinics” that held from early summer through fall at Siletz Bay in Lincoln City. Clamming Clinic Dates Friday, June 2 – 1:15 pm Wednesday, June 14 – 10:15 am Tuesday, June 20 – 2:45 pm Thursday, June 29 – 10:45 am Thursday, July…

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