Taft Waterfront Park is a compact city park from which Salishan Spit, a sandy beach, and Siletz Bay can be seen. A variety of birds can be seen here, including Heermann's gull, Caspian tern, western gull, ring-billed gull, glaucous-winged gull, herring gull, loons, grebes, scoters, and red-breasted merganser.

 
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Beach Review of Taft Waterfront Park

Away Travel Expert: Christine Loomis
BeachExpert Rating 3.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
Kiteboarding,Surfing
BeachExpert Tips & Helpful Hints
  • Salishan Spit, the park's sandy beach, is popular with surfers and boogie boarders. It's also great for kitesurfing and ocean kayaking, and the park is a good place to watch the action even if you don't join in.
  • Warning: The undertow here is dangerous. Don't take chances or try to exceed your skill level—this isn't the place to learn a new water sport.
  • Parking is only a short distance from the sand, and there are public restrooms.

Address:
Southwest 51st and Highway 101
Lincoln City, Oregon


Visitor Information


Telephone Number: 541-994-2131
Email: visitors@lincolncity.org
The details, dates, and prices mentioned here were accurate at the time of publication.

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