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For a small coastal town, Gleneden Beach has many wonderful attractions and points of interest to discover. Art galleries feature unique pieces of art created by local artisans. Catch a music or theatrical show at Eden Hall or explore one of the many beautiful state parks, scenic areas and scenic viewpoints. Find information on what to see in Gleneden Beach.
Mossy Creek Pottery. 483 Immonen Road, Gleneden Beach, OR 97388. Phone: 541-996-2415.
Beverly Beach State Park. Phone: 541-265-9278; Toll-free: 1-800-551-6949; Reservations: 1-800-452-5687. GPS: 44.725503 N; 124.058355 W.
Take a stroll on the walkway at Beverly Beach that goes under the highway then extends the beach from Yaquina Head where you can view the lighthouse to the headlands of Otter Rock.
Boiler Bay State Scenic Viewpoint. Phone: 541-265-4560; Toll-free: 1-800-551-6949. GPS: 44.827849 N; 124.066053 W.
Boiler Bay offers an amazing panoramic viewpoint where you can see grey whales all year, spot many types of birds and watch the surf. At low tide the boiler of the J. Marhoffer Steamboat, sunk by an explosion on May 18, 1910, can be seen.
D River Recreation Site. Phone: 541-994-7341; Toll-free: 1-800-551-6949. GPS: 44.966973,-124.017147.
Open year-round, D River Recreation Site has the shortest river in the world that flows only 120 feet from Devils Lake into the Pacific Ocean. Located off the highway, access to the park is easy. Be sure to visit in the spring and enjoy on one of the world's largest kite festivals.
Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area. Phone: 541-265-4560; Toll-free: 1-800-551-6949. GPS: 44.841388 N; 124.049378 W.
Fogarty Creek Recreation Area is open year round where you can have a picnic in one of the wind sheltered picnic areas, take a walk on the wooden footbridges, go bird watching or hike one of the trails.
Gleneden Beach State Recreation Area. Phone: 541-265-4560; Toll-free: 1-800-551-6949. GPS: 44.876165 N; 124.038634 W.
Hike along the beach at Gleneden Beach and see the seals in the surf, go surfing or have a picnic.
Otter Crest State Scenic Area. Phone: 541-265-4560; Toll-free: 1-800-551-6949.GPS: 44.760809 N; 124.065195 W.
Otter Crest offers a viewpoint 500 feet from above the ocean. Enjoy the stunning scenery of the Pacific Ocean, Devil's Punchbowl and Cape Foulweather along with whale watching.
Rocky Creek State Scenic Viewpoint. Toll-free: 1-800-551-6949. GPS: 44.7849 N; 124.0728 W.
Rocky Creek has the official Whale Spoken Here site where you can spot gray whales. Sea lions, seals and birds are other wildlife that can be viewed.
South Beach State Park. Phone: 541-867-7451; Toll-free: 1-800-551-6949; Reservations: 1-800-452-5687. GPS: 44.5991216,-124.05934.
South Beach offers a wide array of recreational activities featuring kayak tours, fishing, crabbing, boating, windsurfing and beachcombing.
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