An essential part of any visit to the coast. Ocean breezes. Rhythmic Waves. Seven miles of sandy beach. There’s so many ways to enjoy the sand in Lincoln City.
Take flight with a kite in our ideal coastal winds. Enjoy the warmth of a bonfire and prepare your favorite campfire treat. Explore inter-tidal life, collect agates and shells or hunt for treasure.
Take a stroll along some of the best shoreline on the Oregon Coast and see what you discover.
Play on the Water
Ocean, bay, lake, rivers and estuaries. You’ll find them all here. Take your pick, there’s so many ways to play!
Kayak on calm waters of Devils Lake, or navigate the waterways of the Siletz Bay Wildlife Refuge. Learn to paddle board on Siletz Bay in the heart of the Historic Taft District, or explore Schooner Creek or Siletz River, which feed the bay. In the shadow of Cascade Head, discover the beauty of the Salmon River Estuary. You want water? We’ve got it!
Bring your own toys or borrow one of ours. It’s easy to play.
With so much to see and do in Lincoln City you can’t possibly do it all in just one day. Here you’ll find some of the most popular attractions on the Oregon Coast.
Test your luck, take in the day’s entertainment or enjoy a great meal at Chinook Winds Casino Resort. Shop the day away at the Lincoln City Outlets featuring many popular and Pacific Northwest brands. See glass blowing in action, and the inspiration for Finders Keepers at the Jennifer Sears Glass Art Studio. While you’re there, make sure to check out their unique and extensive on-site gallery.
Take part in Lincoln City’s treasure hunt, Finders Keepers.
Ever year from mid-October, continuing through Memorial Day, you’ll find thousands of handcrafted glass floats on our beaches. Search from Roads End to Siletz Bay and everywhere in between.
Always placed during daylight hours, you can find floats above the high tide line and below the beach embankment anywhere along our seven miles of beach. It’s all about being in the right place at the right time.
You find it, you keep it!
Dining with a View
Enjoy waterfront dining throughout Lincoln City.
Grab a front row seat and watch the waves crash, take in a beautiful sunset or bask in the serenity of Siletz Bay.
Choose from casual dining with the whole family or a fine dining experience for that special occasion. Local seafood, ethnic flavors and casual cuisine are all on the menu. It’s your choice!
Everyone is welcome at our table.
Hiking & Open Spaces
Get outside and go! Some of the best outdoor adventures on the coast can be found in and around Lincoln City.
Experience excellent trails and sweeping coastal views at Cascade Head or The Thumb. Lakeside parks, hidden forests and amazing gardens dot the landscape. A 200′ suspension bridge over a gorgeous waterfall? Yeah, we’ve got that too.
If that’s not enough, we know you’ll enjoy our seven miles of walkable beach, our most popular hike.
Lincoln City is home to a variety of indigenous wildlife. In the sea, on land and up in the air, there’s breathtaking sights around every single corner.
You’ll have a chance to meet harbor seals, bald eagles and gray whales. Spy on herons, egrets and sandpipers. You might spot an otter, endangered butterfly or herd of elk, depending on where you travel.
You don’t have to go too far to see something wild.