Walks: Beach

Walks that feature easy beach access

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Below are all 100 Steps options starting with the newest additions. You can learn about terrain, distance, seating, and more when you choose to view an individual walk.

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Donald A. Davis Park

Bearing the name of Newport’s first city manager, Donald A. Davis Park is a bluff-top swatch of grass and cobblestones overlooking popular Nye Beach. More familiarly known as Don, Mr. Davis oversaw the affairs of the then-budding coastal city for nearly three decades. His tenure… 

Umpqua South Jetty Beach

Douglas County has the largest square mile count of all of Oregon’s coastal counties, yet at roughly 18 linear miles it has the least amount of shoreline. Being at the center of the 40 miles of the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, much of Douglas… 

Siletz Bay Park

More than once I’ve sought online for a walking destination near Siletz Bay. Each time I found places suitable for self-propelled watercraft and also long-distance hikes in zones not far from designated hunting areas, but nothing fitting for short-range pedestrians. So I was both pleased… 

William P. Keady State Wayside

You pass William P. Keady State Wayside on your left as you enter Waldport from the south. A pair of long distance viewers stands in a gazebo next to a weathered sign that depicts the birds that can be seen in Alsea Bay. Bay dwellers… 

Devils Kitchen

An online search provided inconclusive results, the text vague and photo subjects inconsistent. Wikipedia led me to an undefined page. Google Maps provided a pin that seemed wrong, so I spent more time looking. A city of Bandon map finally convinced me of the location… 

Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area

Lincoln County contains 60 miles of Oregon coastline. Through the efforts of governor Oswald West in 1913, coupled with 1967 legislation, this pristine shoreline and all of the Oregon coast is “forever open to the public.” There is a loophole to this mandate: while foot…