Ocean Lake Intertidal Rocky Shore

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About the Ocean Lake Intertidal Rocky Shore Area

The Ocean Lake intertidal area is a small section of rocky shore to the north of the D River in Lincoln City, Lincoln County, Oregon.
The beaches and rocky shores of Oregon are part of Oregon’s Ocean Shore Recreation Area.
Key Resources
Easily accessible intertidal habitat including colonies of aggregating anemones and mussel beds.
  What can you do here?
This is a very heavily used and popular beach with recreational uses ranging from beachcombing to surfing, kite flying, sightseeing, recreational collecting of intertidal organisms and tidepooling.

Getting to the Rocky shore at Ocean Lake Intertidal

Access is afforded from several access points maintained by Lincoln City or to the south of Ocean Lake at the D River State Recreation Site (although you will need to cross the river outlet on the beach).

Public Access Option 1 for Ocean Lake Intertidal Rocky Shore
Public Access Option 2 for Ocean Lake Intertidal Rocky Shore

Who Owns this Site?
Submerged and intertidal lands: Division of State Lands; beach: Oregon Parks and Recreation Department; offshore rocks above MHW: the US Fish and Wildlife Service; the upland is in private ownership (residential and commercial), except for D River State Recreation Site to the south which is owned by Oregon Parks and Recreation Department.
  Who Manages this Site?
Oregon Parks and Recreation Department manages the Ocean Shore and D River State Recreation Site(SRS) for general recreational uses. D River State Recreation Site is part of OPRD Area 1 and the Beverley Beach Management Unit.

Data for the Ocean Lake Intertidal Rocky Shore
[2 Records Listed]

Ocean Lake Intertidal Rocky Shore GIS Data
Data Layer

[2 Records Listed]

Information compiled by Laurel Hillmann, NOAA Coastal Management Fellow, OPRD

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