Rocky Creek Rocky Shore



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About the Rocky Creek Rocky Shore Area

Description
Rocky Creek is located just to the south of Depoe Bay, in Lincoln County, Oregon.
  Designation
The beaches and rocky shores of Oregon are part of Oregon’s Ocean Shore Recreation Area.
     
Key Resources
Rocky intertidal habitat and some of the only offshore kelp beds north of Cape Arago. This is one of the best sites on the coast for spotting whales during migrations.
  What can you do here?
Typical uses include picnicking, whale watching, sight-seeing, and rock fishing from shore.

Getting to the Rocky shore at Rocky Creek

Visual access of the rocky shoreline is afforded from Rocky Creek State Scenic Viewpoint.

Public Access Option 1 for Rocky Creek Rocky Shore

Who Owns this Site?
Submerged and intertidal lands: Division of State Lands; the upland is owned by Oregon Parks and Recreation Department and managed as Rocky Creek State Scenic Viewpoint; the US Fish and Wildlife Service owns offshore rocks above MHW that are not connected to land at high tide. Most of the land adjacent to this section of rocky shoreline is in private ownership.
  Who Manages this Site?
Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) manages Rocky Creek State Scenic Viewpoint, which is part of OPRD Area 1 and the Beverley Beach management unit. OPRD manages Oregon’s beaches and rocky shores as part of the ocean shore recreation area.


Data for the Rocky Creek Rocky Shore
[1 Records Listed]

Rocky Creek Rocky Shore GIS Data
Data Layer
Source
Scale
Year
Download
ODFW
100,000
2008

[1 Records Listed]


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

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