Campgrounds in Lincoln City, Oregon

Campgrounds in Lincoln City, Oregon
Lincoln City, Oregon is located 90 miles southwest of Portland along Oregon's Pacific Coast. It's position along the coast, halfway between the Tillamook State Forest and the Siuslaw National Forest, means plenty of opportunities for travelers looking for outdoor recreation. Canoeing and kayaking, both on the sea and in freshwater lakes are popular activities. Fishing, hiking, and wildlife viewing are also popular.

Devil's Lake State Park

Devil's Lake State Park is a located just north of Lincoln City on the southern shore of Devil's Lake. The park features 54 tent sites each with a fire ring and picnic table in addition to 10 yurts that may be rented. Hot shower and restroom facilities are available on site although laundry is not. The primary draw for outdoor enthusiasts to Devil's Lake State Park is the 678 acre Devil's Lake. Only 10 feet deep, Devil's Lake is especially suited to small, human powered boats and sailing, knee boarding, canoeing and kayaking are popular watersports. The lake is also well stocked with freshwater fish including, rainbow trout, yellow perch, catfish, black crappie, largemouth bass and bluegill. A half mile away from Devil's Lake State Park is the D River State Recreation Site, with direct beachfront access to the Pacific Ocean.

Devils Lake State Park
1452 Northeast 6th Drive
Lincoln City, OR 97367-3203
(541) 994-2002
oregonstateparks.org/park_216.php

Cape Lookout State Park

Cape Lookout State Park is located on a thin strip of beach between a costal forest and the Pacific Ocean, just 37 miles north of Lincoln City. There are 173 tent sites in total, with an additional 13 yurts and three delux log cabins available for rental. Each tent site features paved parking, with a picnic table and fire ring at every site. Hot showers and flush toilets are available onsite, and two large group camping areas are available by request for church or youth groups. Hiking is popular at Cape Lookout State Park which provides three main hiking trails. The Cape Trail extends 2.6 miles to the tip of Cape Lookout, which offers whale watching during grey whale migrations. In addition the South Winds Trail leads 1.8 miles to a beach south of the cape, and the North Trail lead 2.3 miles north to the parks day use area. There is also a 1/4 mile self guided nature trail.

Cape Lookout State Park
13000 Whiskey Creek Rd
Tillamook, OR 97141-9499
(503) 842-4981
oregonstateparks.org/park_186.php

KOA - Lincoln City

KOA, Lincoln City is located just 3.6 miles northeast of Lincoln City, on the eastern shore of Devil's Lake. Tent sites are available as well as cabins. Free Internet is available to campers as well as a snack bar and camp store that supplies propane. There is a small playground area for children. Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy fishing on the Siletz River and Salmon River as well as Devil's Lake.

KOA - Lincoln City
5298 Northeast Park Lane
Otis, OR 97368-9670
(541) 994-2961
koa.com/where/or/37108/

Article Written By Jeffrey Caldwell

Jeffrey Caldwell has been a freelance writer for over five months and has published over 250 articles on websites like eHow and Trails.com. Caldwell writes articles on a wide range of topics including travel, camping and automotive mechanics. He has a Bachelor of Arts in English from Millersville University.

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