Lincoln City

Lincoln City was formed in 1965 from the small communities of Taft, Nelscott, Cutler City, Delake, Oceanlake and Wecoma Beach. There are seven miles of beachfront in Lincoln City. You’ll usually find the beaches filled with colorful kites, taking advantage of the winds in this city on the 45th Parallel. Lincoln City was named Kite Capital of the World by “Kitelines” Magazine.

Featured activities

  • Pendleton Outlet Lincoln City

    1500 SE East Devils Lake Rd #213
    Lincoln City, Oregon 97367
    541-994-2496
  • Drift Creek Covered Bridge

    1111 Bear Creek Rd
    Lincoln City, Oregon 97367

    The oldest covered bridge in Oregon, built in 1914. The bridge has a Howe Truss and is 66 feet in length. After being destroyed by a flood it was rebuilt in 1933 by J.V. Curry of Toledo. By the time the bridge was doomed to demolition for safety reasons by the Lincoln County Commissioners in 1997, local, state and federal funds for renovation had virtually disappeared. Determined not to lose this piece of history, north Lincoln County residents Kerry and Laura Sweitz came forward and offered to move the bridge – board by board – to their Rose Lodge property eight miles away. There, the couple just happened to have a concrete span over Bear Creek whose dimensions exactly matched those of the covered. Bridge. It took four years, many major fundraisers, a host of volunteers, and several more events before Drift Creek covered bridge was completely reassembled and ready for re-dedication on July 14, 2001. The structure has become a popular place for reunions and weddings and even a little “hoedown” inside the bridge. The non-profit “Save the Covered Bridge” group established by Kerry and Laura Sweitz is still in existence today. HOW TO GET THERE: From Lincoln City, turn east onto Hwy 18. From the Williamette Valley, drive west on Hwy 18 towards the coast. At milepost 4.9, turn south onto Bear Creek Road. After approximately one mile you will see the bridge on the left-hand side. The bridge is on private property; visitors are asked to park along Bear Creek Road and walk the rest of the way to the bridge.

Featured accommodations

  • Pelican Shores Inn

    2645 NW Inlet Ave
    Lincoln City, Oregon 97367
    541.994.2134

    Experience spectacular oceanfront views at this wonderful hotel at the North end of Lincoln City. Enjoy oceanfront rooms and suites, gas fireplaces, decks, free Wi-Fi, complimentary continental breakfast, direct beach access and indoor pool. Discover why guests love Pelican Shores Inn.

  • Looking Glass Inn

    861 SW 51st St
    Lincoln City, Oregon 97367
    541.996.3996

    Experience a delightful Cape Cod style inn with beautiful bay and ocean views in the Historic Taft District of Lincoln City. Enjoy fantastic views, Whirlpool tubs, gas fireplaces, decks, kitchens, free Wi-Fi, complimentary continental breakfast, easy beach access and many dog friendly rooms. You’ll love the ideal location on Siletz Bay with a wonderful beach perfect for walking, exploring, building sand castles and playing in the water.

Featured Events

  • Cherrybomm Disc Golf

    1777 Northwest 44th Street, Lincoln City, OR 97367
    Lincoln CIty, Oregon 97367
    503.880.9485
    Saturday, Oct 1st, 2016

    Join us and the community of Lincoln City in the first ever PDGA B-Tier Sanctioned Disc Golf Tournament held at Chinook Winds Golf Course.

    For more information, contact info@cherrybomm.com.

  • Fall Kite Festival

    Hwy 101, D-River Wayside
    Lincoln City, Oregon 97367
    541- 996-1274
    Saturday, Oct 1st, 2016 - Sunday, Oct 2nd, 2016

    The Fall Kite Festival is held on the beach, in the center of Lincoln City, at the D-River Wayside from 10am-4pm on Saturday and Sunday. For more information visit the Fall Kite Festival Event Page or call 800-452-2151.

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