Things to Do in Lincoln City, Oregon

Things to Do in Lincoln City, Oregon
Lincoln City, located on Oregon's Pacific Coast is a vacation destination for many Oregon residents, as well as visitors from farther afield. The region offers historical sites, outlet shopping, seafood and cozy accommodations. It is also home to Oregon's sand dunes, fishing, boating and many other outdoor activities.

Connie Hansen Garden Conservancy

Constance Hansen, a recognized horticulturalist, moved to Lincoln City in 1973 and began developing her personal garden. Following her death in 1993, the garden and Connie's famous irises have been tended and cared for by a conservancy. Today the garden stands as a park open during daylight hours with trails to explore and various species of flowers to appreciate. The Garden Conservancy is all volunteer, so the purchase of a plant or a donation is appreciated. Guided tours are also available.

Connie Hansen Garden Conservancy
1931 NW 33rd St.
Lincoln City, OR 97367
(541) 994-6338

Devil's Lake State Park

Lincoln City's own state park, Devil's Lake State Park offers an assortment of camping facilities, as well as hiking trails and guided summer activities, such as kayak tours and birdwatching. The campground offers RV hookups, tent pads, cabins and yurts for rent. The park is open year-round and offers a boat ramp and mooring for water skiers, fisherman and boaters.

Devil's Lake State Park
1452 NE 6th Drive
Lincoln City, OR 97367-3203
(541) 994-2002


Lincoln City has adopted wide shoulders and specific bicycle lanes to become a destination for cyclists. A trail circles Devil's Lake, and several other paths crisscross the town. The Lincoln City Visitor Center is a great place to start with a map and a word of advice from a local guide. Don't miss the western route that follows the coast, offering ocean views to one side and forest and community on the other.

Lincoln City Visitor Center
540 NE Highway 101
Lincoln City, OR 97367
(541) 996-1274

Article Written By Beau Prichard

Beau Prichard has been a freelance writer and editor since 1999. He specializes in fiction, travel and writing coaching. He has traveled in the United Kingdom, Europe, Mexico and Australia. Prichard grew up in New Zealand and holds a Bachelor of Arts in writing from George Fox University.

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