1. A Hiking Overview

    Hiking trails are plentiful the length and breadth of Lincoln County – Oregon’s Central Coast, from Cascade Head to Cape Perpetua and throughout the Siuslaw National Forest. Some of the best hikes worthy of note: Three Rocks Road at the Cascade Head Natural Area near Lincoln City,…

  2. Depoe Bay Area Hikes (6 Hikes)

    Depoe Bay Walk Length: 6.25m/10kDifficulty: Easy to ModerateOther: Bikes – check trailhead postingFees: NoDescription: This walk is a loop divided into three parts that starts at Gracie’s Sea Hag Restaurant on Hwy 101 and returns to Gracie’s. A map with instructions is available at the Depoe Bay Chamber of Commerce. East Loop Length:…

  3. Lincoln City Area Hikes (18 Hikes)

    The Nature Conservancy Trail – Cascade Head (North entrance) Length: 1 mile / 1.6kDifficulty: ModerateOther: No bikesFees: NoDescription: On highway 101 drive north from Lincoln City until you reach the sign for the Siuslaw National Forrest. Approximately one mile north of the sign turn left on the Cascade Head Road…

  4. Newport Area Hikes (9 Hikes)

    Beverly Beach State Park Length: 0.75m/1.2kDifficulty: EasyOther: No bikesFees: NoDescription: This nature trail is part of the campground which is 7 miles north of Newport. There is also beach access and wildlife viewing areas. Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area Trails Five trails on the Headland Lighthouse Trail Length: .33m/0.5k Difficulty: Easy Other: Handicap Accessible Fees: Yes Description:…

  5. Oregon Coast Birding Trail

    The Oregon Coast Birding Trail is a self-guided driving itinerary highlighting the premier locations for observing birds along the entire Oregon coast and into Northern California.  Of the 173 birding hotspots detailed in the Birding Trail Guide, 46 are in Lincoln County.  Guides are available at visitor centers, through COCA…

  6. South Beach Area Hikes (3 Hikes)

    South Beach State Park Nature Trail Length: 1.75m/2.8kDifficulty: EasyOther: Yes bikes allowedFees: NoDescription: Located 2 miles south of Newport in the park South Beach State Park. Trail To Jetty Length: 2.75m/4.4kDifficulty: EasyOther: Yes bikes allowedFees: NoDescription: Trail from the South Beach campground to the South Jetty. Seal Rock Wayside Length: 0.25m/0.4kDifficulty: ModerateOther: Bikes…

  7. Waldport Area Hikes (2 Hikes)

    Governor Patterson Memorial Wayside Length: 0.1 mile/.16kDifficulty: EasyOther: Bikes allowedFees: NoDescription: Located 1 mile south of Waldport, easy access to sandy beach. Beachside State Park Length: 0.1 mile /.16kDifficulty: EasyOther: Bikes allowedFees: NoDescription: Easy access to miles of sandy beach; located 3 miles south if Waldport.

  8. Yachats Area Hikes (12 Hikes)

    Yachats 804 Trail North Length: 2m/3.2kDifficulty: Easy and is Handicap AccessibleOther: Bike – check trailhead listingFees: No feesDescription: This graveled trail begins at the Smelt Sands Wayside and going North connects to a 7-mile stretch of sandy beach.  Trail provides great places for whale watching tide pooling, bird watching and hiking…