Jutting into the Pacific Ocean, this harsh, unforgiving environment hosts many forms of life. Harbor seals and whales are visible offshore year-round. In spring and summer, thousands of seabirds flock to the near-shore islands to breed and raise their young. At low tide, you can observe pools filled with intertidal life. Oregon’s tallest and second-oldest lighthouse has illuminated this promontory since 1873. Archaeologists have also discovered evidence of Native American visits to the site. Yaquina Head is managed by BLM to protect its scenic, scientific, educational and recreational values.
Explore Lincoln City – Lincoln City Welcome Center
Welcome to Lincoln City, Oregon. Home to seven miles of pristine coastline. Lincoln City is simply Seven Miles of Smiles. Come find your smile and discover world class hotels, restaurants, shops, and attractions.
Oregon's shoreline is a geologic mix of sandy beaches, rocky shores and towering capes rising from the sea. All of it — stretching from the Columbia River south to the Oregon/California border and between the vegetation line and extreme low...