Roads End State Recreation Site provides outstanding opportunities to spend some time on a magnificent coastline near the popular tourist destination of Lincoln City. Located just north of town, the beach is surprisingly quiet, creating a tranquil space to wander along the sandy beaches with your dog at your side.
The park is 4.7 acres, providing chances for casual strolls, short hikes, and even a picnic at one of the provided tables. If you stay until sunset, you can watch the stunning colors - ranging from blazing reds to vibrant oranges to radiant golds - dancing across the water.
Morning visitors may be able to watch the marine mist and fog rolling through the park. This can create a sense of seclusion, even if others are just a bit down the beach. Thanks to the winds that come flowing off the ocean, kite flying at Roads End State Recreation Site is a favorite, family-friendly activity. You can also swim in the waters off the coast of the park, but it’s important to realize that the water temperature can be a bit chilly, even on hot days.
Parking around Roads End State Recreation Site can be a bit of a challenge. While it is free, there aren’t a lot of spots available, so you may need to be patient.
If you choose to bring your canine companion to Roads End State Recreation Site, you are allowed to let them off-leash. However, you must maintain control of your dog through voice commands or other methods and you have to keep them in eyesight at all times. Additionally, you need to have a leash on you and be willing to leash your dog should they become disruptive to other visitors or wildlife as well as if a park employee orders it.
You also need to clean up any waste created by your pet during your visit to the park. This helps keep the area clean, ensuring it remains in pristine condition.