Aug 01

Siletz Bay National Wildlife Refuge is in coastal Oregon. There are six refuges that collectively form Oregon Coast National Wildlife Refuge Complex. The refuge is south of Lincoln City where the Siletz River enters the Bay. The refuge is one of the most popular places to see in Lincoln City, OR. There are plenty of things to do in Lincoln City OR near the refuge and special events to attend at the refuge.

About Siletz Bay National Wildlife Refuge

Siletz Bay Refuge dates back to 1991 when 46 acres of tracts north and south of the Siletz River was donated to ensure its preservation. Much of the area was used as pasture for cattle. The degradation of the tidal salt marsh, the risks posed to wildlife and estuarine fish, their habitats and resources called for serious measures. The refuge presently spans 568 acres and has tidal salt marsh, tidal sloughs, brackish marsh, mudflats, and deciduous and coniferous forestland. The refuge serves as the nursery grounds for Chinook Salmon, Coho, Cutthroat Trout and Steelhead among other species. Over the years several restoration projects have been undertaken and completed to ensure the marshes are well inundated by tides, twice every day.

At the refuge you can embark on a hike along the Alder Island Nature Trail. You can try paddling at the bay and at the tidal sloughs. You can try your luck at bank fishing and you may catch a few salmons. You can also hunt for waterfowl but only in designated zones. These are seasonal activities though. You can observe shorebirds, waterfowl, songbirds, various birds of prey, reptiles and amphibians. Many migratory birds and animals will grace different parts of the refuge almost throughout the year.

Entry to the refuge is free. The refuge is open from sunrise to sunset and overnight parking is not permitted. You should have tidal information at all times so you can be safe. The refuge doesn’t allow visitors with pets. It should be noted that hunting or fishing and any kind of activity involving lighting a fire or littering is not permitted within the refuge. You should know exactly which zones are hunting and fishing grounds. Learn more here:

Stay at Inn at Lincoln City

Inn at Lincoln City is just nine miles from Siletz Bay National Wildlife Refuge. Our hotel offers well-appointed rooms with free Wi-Fi, cable television, coffee maker, microwave, refrigerator, hot tub and spa. Book your stay directly on Inn at Lincoln City to get the best rates:

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Jul 15

There are numerous things to do in Lincoln City, OR. You should explore the Siletz Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Gleneden Beach, Pixieland, Regatta Park and Abraham Lincoln Memorial Statue. You can plan a picnic, go boating or fishing, wildlife spotting or kayaking at Devils Lake State Recreation Area. It is close to D River State Recreation Site and just minutes from the Inn at Lincoln City.

About Devil’s Lake State Recreation Area

Devils Lake State Recreation Area is also known as Devils Lake State Park. It is an Oregon state park in Lincoln City managed by the Parks and Recreation Department. It happens to be the only state park in a city of Oregon that has a campground. The campground, which is one of the primary reasons why tourists and locals go to Devils Lake Recreation Area, is on the southwest shore of the Devils Lake. The other reasons why people love to explore Devils Lake and the state park are kayaking and guided wildlife tours, boating, swimming, waterskiing and watercraft. The campground has enough space to park recreational vehicles, cars and bikers. You can set up tents and use the grounds during the day.

Pets are allowed at Devils Lake State Recreation Area. The campground on the shores of Devils Lake has twenty-eight hookup sites. There’s television with cable, five electrical sites, ten yurts of which five are pet friendly and fifty-four tent sites. You can buy firewood at the camp. You can fish without a license. The amphitheater is open to all except when there are special events or exhibitions. The campground has adequate restaurants and you can take a hot shower. Some times of the year require prior reservation, especially on weekends and during eclipses but otherwise the campground and other facilities are available on a first come first serve basis.

Devils Lake State Recreation Area is near downtown Lincoln City. Despite being right in the city the state park is home to coots, ducks, loons, herons, bald eagles and cormorants among others. You can also find elk, deer and raccoon bandits. Devils Lake is a short stroll from the D River State Recreation Site where you can get access to sandy beaches and there is a plethora of activities to indulge in.

Hotel Near Devil’s Lake State Recreation Area

Inn at Lincoln City is half a mile from Devils Lake State Recreation Area making it a great option to explore the coast without sacrificing the comfort of a hotel room. Our hotel is on the south bank of D River. You can walk to the Devils Lake and D River State Recreation Site. Inn at Lincoln City offers free Internet, and a spa and hot tub. Our rooms have cable television, microwave and refrigerator and are well-appointed.

We invite you to explore the great Oregon Coast while staying in our affordable and comfortable Lincoln City hotel. Book your stay today:

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Jun 25

Lincoln City is in coastal Oregon, an hour drive west of the capital city of Salem and a two-hour drive southwest of Portland. The city and county of Lincoln were named in the honor of the 16th President of the US, Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln City comprises of what were earlier Taft, Delake, Oceanlake, Cutlet City and Nelscott. It is a popular tourist destination with many places of interest. Siletz Bay National Wildlife Refuge will interest anyone keen to encounter wildlife sighting. You should plan to visit the Gleneden Beach, D River, North Lincoln County Historical, Connie Hansen Garden Conservancy, Pixieland and Canyon Drive Park. Don’t miss the Abraham Lincoln Memorial Statue or Drift Creek Bridge as you explore the city. Devils Lake State Recreation Area and Roads End State Recreation Site are outdoor havens.

About Roads End State Recreation Site

Roads End State Recreation Site was conceived from 1968 to 1971 when the lands were procured, purchased by the county and a public beach or general access to the beach was decided upon. The 4.7 acres lot was designated as Roads End State Recreation Site that now welcomes almost half a million people every year. The site is great for picnicking. There is a viewpoint and you can indulge in some wildlife sighting. There are adequate restrooms.

Roads End State Recreation Site is a great place for you to enjoy romantic and leisurely strolls, if you prefer solitude while not being a world away from the nearest convenience, you would get to explore tidepools and a cove or you could watch sailboarders congregating on the waves off shore. There is no fee to enter the site. There are events from time to time, which you can partake in. You may organize your own private event. Learn more here:

The beach usually gets crowded especially on weekends. But you would find your peaceful nook somewhere along the shore within the recreation site. Enjoy the pebbly stretch, the little creek and check out the old cottages at the north end. You will also find lava fragments having formed ragged islands that welcome long-necked cormorants that like to dry their black wings here.

Finding The Perfect Hotel in Lincoln City

Roads End State Recreation Site is around three miles from Inn at Lincoln City. It shouldn’t take you longer than ten minutes to reach this coastal area. Our hotel is also close to D River State Recreation Site and Devils Lake and many of Lincoln City’s top attractions.

The Inn at Lincoln City offers free wireless Internet, spa and hot tub and all rooms have television with cable, refrigerator, microwave and coffee. Book your stay at Inn at Lincoln City today and explore the Oregon Coast:

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May 15

Lincoln City is in Lincoln County in the state of Oregon. The city and the county have been named after Abraham Lincoln. The city that was once inhabited by the people of the Siletz tribe is now home to more than eight thousand people. Lincoln City was formed combining the erstwhile cities of Oceanlake, Delake and Taft along with Nelscott and Cutler City, the latter two were unincorporated at the time.

Tourism is one of the two major industries in Lincoln City. Major Lincoln City attractions are Siletz Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Devils Lake State Recreation Area, Devils Lake, Roads End State Recreation Site, D River State Recreation Site, Gleneden Beach State Recreation Site, North Lincoln County Historical, Pixieland, Canyon Drive Park, Connie Hansen Garden Conservancy, East Devil’s Lake State Park, Regatta Park, Abraham Lincoln Memorial Statue, Siletz Bay Park and Drift Creek Bridge.

D River State Beach

D River State Recreation Site is on 101 US-101. It is also known as D River State Wayside and D River State Park. Oregon Parks and Recreation Department manages the state park. The sandy beach is the primary attraction. Wecoma Beach is a major part of the 7.5 mile beach in Lincoln City. There is no fee for admission. Visitors can avail parking and get access to the beach.

D River State Recreation Site hosts two major kite flying festivals and incidentally both are among the largest in the world. One is hosted in spring and the other is organized in fall. The place is actually one of the finest places to fly a kite in the world. There are two Volkssport walking courses of 10km. The site is also great for whale watching. There are volunteers at the site who assist people to get accustomed with the nuances of whale watching. Understanding whale migration is the key to have a satiating experience. The confluence of the D River and the Pacific Ocean create nice surfing conditions, good for any time of the year and one doesn’t have to be an expert at surfing to try their skills.

Hotel in Lincoln City

Inn at Lincoln City is right next to the D River. It is a two to three minute walk to the D River State Recreation Site. It is a stone’s throw away from Devils Lake. US Highway 101 or Oregon Coastal Highway is at the doorstep of the hotel.

Inn at Lincoln City has free Wi-Fi, an indoor spa, jetted hot tub and the rooms have microwave, refrigerator, cable television and coffee maker. The hotel is close to Oregon Coast Aquarium and Yaquina Bay Bridge.

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Apr 18

Welcome to our new blog for Inn at Lincoln City in Lincoln City, OR. We’re excited to have just launched our brand new website along with mobile optimized site – Go ahead, pull it up on your smartphone!
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