Roads End State Recreation Site
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Roads End offers beach access and opportunities for beachcombing, picnicking, viewing coastal scenery, bird watching and viewing marine wildlife.
A short path descends to the beach at the pebbly mouth of a lazy little creek. The north beach is topped by a jumble of quaint old cottages until the beach narrows to the massive Cascade Head. Fragments of lava form ragged islands where comic, long-necked cormorants dry their black wings atop guano-stained roosts. At low tide it’s possible to clamber around the headland’s tip to a secret cove and beach. Don’t linger too long or you’ll have to wait hours until the next low tide to get out!
Vital stats: There is no fee to use this park.
: The Oregon coast receives abundant rainfall, mostly between October and April. July and August bring the best chance for clear days. Summer temperatures are normally moderate and almost never hot. Winter temperatures are normally cool at the lower elevations and cold at the higher elevations. Although snow is possible in the lowest elevations, it is infrequent and does not stay on the ground for long.
Location: Roads End is located along the Central Coast, off U.S. Highway 101, 1 mile north of Lincoln City.
Contact Info: Oregon Parks & Recreation Department1115 Commercial Street NESalemOR97301-1002800-551-6949
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