Outdoor Activities Abound in Waldport

Dated: March 17 2021

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Waldport is incredibly proud of the Alsea Bay Bridge, finished in August 1991. Near the bridge is the Visitor Center, with presentations and more covering the territory’s historical backdrop. Fishing, clamming, and crabbing are well known recreational activities in the Waldport area. Whale watching and nature walks are also popular in Waldport. Crestview Hills Golf Course is open to visitors and residents who enjoy golfing. 

Things to Do

Miles of trails – some of which are wheelchair accessible – take climbers and cyclists through the delightful old-development woodlands covering the area. Remember your camera for the fantastic vistas of the seas and landscape. Crabbing and fishing are other mainstream activities in Yachats and Waldport.  Popular outdoor recreation activities include Cape Perpetua State Scenic Area, Heceta Head Lighthouse State Scenic Viewpoint, Seal Rock State Recreation Site, Driftwood Beach State Recreation Site, and Yachats State Recreation Area.

Living in Waldport

Waldport is a town in Lincoln County with a population of 2,043. Offering a rural feel, most residents in the area own their homes. The average home value in Waldport is $212,700, and the average rent is $772.

Dining in Waldport

Waldport offers some excellent local cuisine for locals and tourists! Some fantastic restaurants that have menus you might like include Grand Central Pizza, Hilltop Cafe Bistro, Yuzen Japanese Cuisine, Vickie’s Big Wheel Drive-In, and Salty Dawg Bar &Grill.

Shopping in Waldport

If you’re seeking some retail therapy in the nearby area, start at the shops in nearby Yachats. Waldport offers some small neighborhood shops that are also worth a visit, such as Beachside Buzz, Lil Joe’s General Store, and Ancient Light.


Locals and tourists from Waldport and nearby Yachats can kick back at a local place like The Drift Inn, Parish Gap, or Barker Gypsies. Enjoy the local acoustic music scene along Oregon’s Central Coast. 

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Taj Richardson

Meet Taj Richardson: I have lived on the Oregon Coast since 1994. I graduated from Nestucca High School in 1996. After several years in college and traveling, I made my way to Lincoln City in 2003. I ....

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