FREE THINGS TO DO IN LINCOLN CITY

Pink Glass Float on the Beach in Lincoln City

 

Beach Cruiser Bicycles on the Central Oregon Coast in Lincoln City

  • Build a sand castle
  • Hunt for hand-crafted glass floats on the beach
  • Visit the North Lincoln County Historical Museum – admission is free in 2012 & 2013!
  • Watch Glass Blowing at Jennifer Sears Glass Art Studio
  • Explore a tide pool during low tide
  • Hike Drift Creek Falls
  • Hike the lower Nature Conservancy Trail at Cascade Head
  • Hike Spring Lake Trail
  • Visit the playground and enjoy the view at Regatta Grounds Park on Devil’s Lake
  • Walk the beach
  • Geocache (go to www.geocaching.com)
  • Skateboard at Kirtsis Park
  • Play tennis at Dorchester Park
  • Visit the Connie Hansen Garden (donations appreciated)
  • Build a bonfire on the beach and have s’mores and hot dogs
  • Watch the seals in Siletz Bay
  • Whale watch
  • Storm watch
  • Hunt for agates and shells
  • Pick up beach trash and register to win a glass float
  • Watch stunning waterfowl in Siletz Bay or along the trails at Regatta Grounds Park on Devil’s Lake, Schooner Creek, Drift Creek Falls, or the Cascade Head Nature Conservancy Trail
  • Visit the Vietnam Veteran’s Wall at Chinook Winds Casino
  • Fly a kite
  • Visit Driftwood Library
  • See the Abraham Lincoln statue on NE 21st near Kirtsis Park
  • Volunteer at SOLV’s Spring or Fall Oregon Coast Beach Cleanup at D-River Wayside (www.SOLV.org)
  • Attend one of our Cook-Offs (Jambalaya, Fish Taco, Pacific NW Wild Mushroom, Chowder)
  • Attend our Fall or Summer Kite Festivals
  • Spot blacktail deer around Devils Lake or beaver dams along the creeks feeding the Salmon River in Otis or Rose Lodge
  • Ride your bike along the 10-mile loop encircling Devils Lake
  • Take part in one of the Lincoln City area Quests: Kirtsis Park, Friends of Wildwoods and Trails, Regatta Grounds, Spring Lake, and Cutler

NEARLY FREE THINGS

  • Kayak on Devils Lake or the Bay
  • Go crabbing in Siletz Bay
  • Go clamming in Siletz Bay
  • Have a picnic at Drift Creek Covered Bridge
  • Enjoy a play at Theatre West, a movie at the Bijou, or fun at All American Putt N Bat
  • Go to the Rec Center to wear your kids out in the pool, on the waterslide or in the gym!
  • Visit the city wetlands
  • Play Palace & Games Galore Arcade at Chinook Winds Casino for the kids!
  • Kitesurf or windsurf in the Pacific Ocean or Devil’s Lake
  • Go Surfing