35 miles south of Lincoln City, Waldport is a small coastal village with a large beautiful bridge. The quiet city has a number of shops and restaurants. Fishing, clamming and crabbing are popular recreational activities here.

AttractionsVisit the Chocolate Frog in Waldport, just south of Lincoln City, OR

The Chocolate Frog

Enjoy this candy, chocolate and gift store. Stop in and try a sample of salt water taffy or their hand made chocolates. Whether you like milk, dark, filled, dipped, local or imported chocolates they carry something for everyone. Learn about The Chocolate Frog

Alsea Bay Bridge Interpretive Center

This site offers opportunities to learn about local history, tour the center, view the bridge and find visitor information. There are daily bridge tours during the summer led by a park naturalist. Clamming and crabbing demonstrations are led by guides from the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department. Locations and times vary with the tides. Learn about the Alsea Bay Bridge Interpretive CenterVisit the Alsea Bay Interpretive Center in Waldport, just south of Lincoln City, OR

Alsea Bay & River

The Alsea is one of the most pristine estuaries on the Oregon Coast, and offers excellent opportunities for recreation. The Port of Alsea provides easy access to your bay and river adventure. Catch your own Dungeness crab and fish the fall run of Chinook salmon. Take a relaxing walk along a quiet beach. Follow the tide up the river to forested campgrounds and sunny swimming holes.

Located on the waterfront just upriver from the mouth of Alsea Bay, the Port’s public facilities include a launch ramp, boat moorage, great beach access and picnic area. An accessible viewing platform and crabbing float give visitors a close up look at marine life while crabbing. Crab rings, bait, boat rentals Alsea Bay in Waldport, just south of Lincoln City, ORand fishing tackle are available nearby. Learn about Alsea Bay

Recommended Restaurants

Hilltop Cafe Bistro – 828 SW Hwy 101, Waldport • 541-563-2750 • Website
Lazy Dayz Cafe – 1240 Mill St, Waldport • 541-563-6030 • Website
Chubby’s – 115 SW Hwy 101 • 541-563-2867 • Website

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