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Lincoln City, Oregon

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  • Lincoln City, Oregon

    Explore the Oregon Coast at Wecoma Beach

    3.0
    Wecoma Beach is a district of Lincoln City and the beach actually stretches along all of the districts in Lincoln City. This means you can access the beach from practically anywhere, but the beach by Wecoma offers a bit more solitude.  The beach is dog-friendly, so take your four-legged-friend ou...
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  • Lincoln City, Oregon

    Relax at Siletz Bay

    3 mi / 0 ft gain
    The Siletz Bay region of Lincoln City offers a wide variety of activities. With miles of public beach, there is a lot to see and explore.  Despite being the "quiet" part of town, getting here and finding parking will be your biggest issue this whole trip. Parking although free, is very limited, s...
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  • Lincoln City, Oregon

    Hike to God's Thumb

    4.0
    2 mi / 800 ft gain
    From Road's End State Park, map your way to the end of NE Port Street and park on a pull off next to the described gate: on your right you'll see the gate with three skinny trees to the right of it. You'll want to park as close to this gate as possible, this will be in between some houses on a hi...
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  • Depoe Bay, Oregon

    Boiler Bay State Scenic Viewpoint

    Boiler Bay State Scenic Viewpoint is a stunning coastal gem on the Oregon coastline. Boiler Bay offers up picturesque panorama views of the Pacific Ocean and rugged cliffs. Located just north of Depoe Bay, this state scenic viewpoint is a great stop for not only taking in the landscape but also ...
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  • Depoe Bay, Oregon

    Watch the Grey Whale Migration at Depoe Bay Scenic Park

    5.0
    0.5 mi
    It all started when a man, in my grandad's age, initiated a conversation outside a rest stop just off the coastal highway, 101. I, then, was alone waiting for my travel companions outside the restrooms. He approached me without warning, and began asking intricate details of my travel plans and th...
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  • Polk County, Oregon

    Walk the Valley of the Giants

    5.0
    From the parking area, the Valley of the Giants trail crosses the Siletz River and passes a tranquil picnic spot before beginning a 1.3 miles loop trail through some of Oregon's oldest and largest Doug Fir trees. Many reach 500 years in age and heights exceeding 200 feet. In fall, vine maples exp...
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  • Newport, Oregon

    Surf Moolack Beach

    5.0
    This beach break in Newport Oregon, is very fickle and doesn’t break cleanly very often. It's a wide open beach break, so it is usually exposed to too much swell. However, when the waves do line up, it's a fun beach break with several different peaks to choose from. It offers both lefts and right...
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  • Cloverdale, Oregon

    Explore Cape Kiwanda

    4.8
    Cape Kiwanda is part of the Three Capes Scenic Route. It offers sea stack rock formations, beautiful beaches, sand stone cliffs, and if you are lucky enough, amazing wildlife. It is the home of the Pacific Dory Fleet.If you are early enough, you can catch the fisherman coming and going in the mys...
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  • Newport, Oregon

    Explore the Yaquina Head Lighthouse

    4.6
    The Yaquina Head Natural Area is home to the historic 93 ft tall Yaquina Head lighthouse, built in 1872. The construction of the lighthouse from approximately 370,000 bricks took nearly a year, and the lighthouse has been active ever since.The park is open daily, from 7am until sunset; however, i...
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  • Newport, Oregon

    Surf Agate Beach

    4.0
    Agate beach is a beach break in Newport Oregon. Bring your booties and gloves because the water temperature up there is very cold. The wave is a fun rippable wave with both lefts and rights. There is a rip that you can use to get out into the lineup right next to the headland.  Note: During winte...
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  • Tillamook, Oregon

    Relax at Oceanside Beach

    4.0
    Oceanside Beach is often passed over for Tunnel Beach just north. Both are great, but you're missing out if you don't head down to Oceanside and fly a kite.  There's a parking lot right next to the marked location. Park there, then head down to the beach—don't forget your kite! 
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  • Tillamook, Oregon

    Take a Stroll to Tunnel Beach, Oregon

    5.0
    0.5 mi
    The main beach is located adjacent to Oceanside Beach State Park, which can be accessed via Cape Meares Loop/Netarts Oceanside Hwy.Once you arrive at the park, head down towards the beach and start walking North. You'll notice a little hole-in-the-wall past a small group of rocks which you'll hav...
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  • Tillamook, Oregon

    Hike along Short Beach, Oregon

    5.0
    0.25 mi / 200 ft gain
    Hike: The trail is basically a handmade wooden staircase that takes you all the way down to the beach, so once you locate it, just keep following the stairs all the way down until you've reached the beach.Directions: Drive North along Cape Meares Loop Rd just past Oceanside until you reach the po...
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  • Tillamook, Oregon

    Cape Meares Lighthouse

    4.3
    This historic site served as a major lighthouse for years and was turned into a scenic viewpoint offering some rad views of the Oregon Coast. The park is located only about 10 miles west of Tillamook. The parking lot has limited space so get there as early as you can. The Cape Meares lighthous...
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  • Tillamook, Oregon

    Explore Bayocean Peninsula Park

    5.0
    8 mi / 100 ft gain
    Located just west of Tillamook on the way to Cape Meares is an expansive forested park that juts out into Tillamook Bay. The main "trail" is an old unpaved narrow road called Bayocean Dike Road that stretches 4 miles down to the point. It's perfect for a long run, leisurely hike or mountain bikin...
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  • Yachats, Oregon

    Camp at Tillicum Beach

    5.0
    The major draw of this campground however is the beach. Many of the campsites overlook the water, but if you don’t have a view from your site it takes less than a minute to be in the sand. We made our trip from the University of Oregon in Eugene. It was a gorgeous 2 hour drive, and after driving ...
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