In Lincoln City, Oregon, there’s plenty to do and see along the beautiful Oceanside town. Roads End State Recreation area is a small, 4.7-acre park right on the beach at the north end of the town. It is a wonderful spot for a romantic walk or views of boats and whales during their migration season. The park is surprisingly quiet and offers a short path right down to the beach.
Lava has formed small islands where long-necked cormorants roost. At low tide, visitors can climb down to a secret cove and beach. Use caution and don't stay too long, or you may become stranded. Campfires and open flames are not currently allowed at any Oregon beaches except for inside designated fire pits. Exercise caution and never leave cooking devices unattended.
Roads End State Recreation Site is open daily and is day-use only. There are no fees for day-use, and no reservations are necessary. There are no overnight facilities or camping permitted. Dogs are permitted on a leash in the park. On the beach, dogs are permitted off-leash, provided that you keep your dog under verbal control and be respectful of other guests and park rules.
Carry a leash just in case. Bring waste bags and pick up pet waste. So let your dog splash in the water and run on the beach. Roads End State Recreation Site is the perfect spot to enjoy the beach with your pup. Lincoln City is a quaint, picturesque town on the Oregon Coast. There are plenty of places to stay the night, from camping to hotels.
And not far from the town is Depot Bay, another great spot to explore and enjoy the day on the coast. If you’re on the Northern Oregon Coast and looking for a great spot to run around the sand, take your pup or your family to Roads End State Recreation Site. You will be glad you did.