Coastal Camping at its Best!
Local Area Attractions Near Lincoln City KOA
7 miles of the Pacific Ocean to explore, Devils Lake, Tillamook Creamery, Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum, Dundee Wineries, Whale Watching in Depoe Bay, Hatfield Marine Science Center, The Wax Museum, Ripleys Believe it or Not, Oregon Coast Aquarium, Explore all 11 of Oregon's Lighthouses and FInders Keepers.
Historic Taft District of Lincoln City
Home to Mo's and other iconic coastal businesses, the historic Taft District offers shopping and beach access enjoyed by many visitors every day!
Yaquina Bay Lighthouse
A piece of Oregon history sits atop a bluff at the mouth of the Yaquina River. It is the Historic Yaquina Bay Lighthouse, built in 1871. It is believed to be the oldest structure in Newport. It is also the only existing Oregon lighthouse with the living quarters attached, and the only historic wooden Oregon lighthouse still standing. The Yaquina Bay Lighthouse is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. www.yaquinalights.org
Cape Meares State Scenic Viewpoint
Located 10 miles west of Tillamook on the north end of the Three Capes Scenic Loop. The park is open daily, throughout the year, from 7 am to dusk with no day use admission charged. Features within the park include: Cape Meares Lighthouse, an informational kiosk, interesting viewpoints where the visitor can view the off-shore rocks for native birds and the annual whale migration, the Three Arch Rocks National Wildlife Refuge, nature trails, and the famous Octopus Tree. A picnic area, which can accommodate small groups, is located adjacent to the parking lot. For more information, visit their website at www.capemeareslighthouse.org .
If you like cheese, then a visit to the home of Tillamook Cheese is a must. Over one million folks tour their Visitor's Center each year to watch the cheesemakers and packagers at work and to enjoy the rich, delicious Tillamook goodies available at the ice cream dipping counters, fudge counter and cafe. You can also learn a lot. There are educational videos, historical and natural resource displays and interactive kiosks. You'll also find a gift store filled with hundreds of unique items and a wide variety of cheese and ice cream for you to eat on the spot or take home with you. And don't forget the sampling counter where you can taste for yourself our internationally award-winning cheeses.
The Evergreen Aviation Museum
Visit their new 121,000 square foot facility in McMinnville, Oregon, featuring the famous Hughes Flying Boat ("Spruce Goose"). The new building ilocated one mile east of McMinnville on Highway 18. The museum is open for visitation daily from 9 AM to 5 PM except Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year. For more information, see their website at www.sprucegoose.org .
Local Area Recreation Near Lincoln City KOA
Local Area Activities
Activities include Beachcombing, Tide pooling, Agate Hunting, Whale Watching, Kite Flying, Birdwatching, Clamming and Crabbing, Mussel Harvesting, Surfing, Hiking and Bicycling.
FINDERS KEEPERS. GLASS FLOATS ON THE BEACH
FINDERS KEEPERS; GLASS FLOATS ON THE BEACH Let the hunt begin! Each year from mid-October to Memorial Day, discover glass treasures in Lincoln City. Our army of Float Fairies covertly hit our seven miles of public beach hiding handcrafted glass floats along their way, from Roads End on the north to Siletz Bay on the south. While we put out over 3,000 floats each year, collectible floats, which are numbered, are placed reflected by the year – so 2,016 numbered floats were placed in 2016, 2,017 in 2017, etc…. You find it, you keep it!
Lincoln City Outlets
With over 50 iconic designer and name brand stores to choose from, Lincoln City Outlets is the top shopping destination on the Oregon Coast. Get some rest, relaxation and retail therapy. Enjoy the relaxed pace of shopping and stock up on some of your favorite brands like Columbia Sportswear, Nike, The North Face, Old Navy, Coach and many more. Lincoln City Outlets is the perfect place to shop for yourself and buy gifts for everyone on your list. Designer names and national brands, combined with daily discounts, sales, rewards and tax-free environment make it ideal to stock up on everything you need and want.
Surrounded by the towering fir and spruce of the Oregon coastal forest and the tranquil waters of Siletz bay, the top-caliber Salishan golf course is as magnificent as it is challenging. Start on the front nine, surrounded by old-growth trees, and play through to the links-style back nine with spectacular pond and bay views. Relax with a meal or drink at The Grill in the clubhouse after your game, or browse our pro shop, featuring Nike apparel. Come play with us at the most scenic golf resort on the Oregon Coast.
Did you know we have a 685 acre lake in addition to miles of pristine beach? Stretching over three miles, Devils Lake is naturally shallow and is more sheltered from the coastal winds. Devils Lake has earned the title of “World's Fastest Lake” and is home to D River, the “World's Shortest River.”