Find Agates and Coastal Gems During This Weekend’s Beach Treasure Hunt in Oregon

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Are you an enthusiast of natural wonders and beachside adventures? If so, the upcoming Beachcombing Explorience in Lincoln City this Saturday, January 6, 2024, is an event you won't want to miss!

This unique experience invites you to join a leading local rockhound for an afternoon of exploration and discovery. Participants will embark on a treasure hunt for various natural gems including agates, gemstones, shells, and fossils, all hidden within the scenic stretches of Lincoln City's beach.

The meeting point for this exciting adventure is at the SW 33rd Street Beach Access in Lincoln City. Set your clocks for 1:00 p.m. on Saturday to ensure you don't miss out on this journey. Contrary to the usual early morning starts, this event provides a leisurely afternoon start, perfect for those who enjoy a relaxed pace.

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D River Beach in Lincoln City (Photo by Bonnie Moreland / Flickr)

Not only does the Beachcombing Explorience offer a chance to uncover the hidden treasures of the Pacific, but it's also an opportunity to learn from an expert rockhound. Their knowledge about coastal jewels like agates, jasper, petrified wood, and more will surely enrich your experience.

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The best part? This program is completely free and open to all, with no registration required. It's a fantastic opportunity for families, groups of friends, or even solo explorers to engage with the natural beauty of the Oregon coast.

For more information about the event, you can reach out at 541-996-1274 or visit And if you can't make it this time, don't worry. There are more Beachcombing Exploriences planned throughout the year, including dates in February and March 2024.

So, whether you're a seasoned beachcomber or a curious newbie, this Beachcombing Explorience in Lincoln City promises a day of fun, learning, and the thrill of discovery. Grab your walking shoes and a sense of adventure, and head to the Oregon coast for a memorable day of beachcombing!

Where To Stay

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Looking for a great place to stay for your float-finding adventure? Salishan Coastal Lodge has the best spa on the Oregon coast, not to mention outdoor firepits, golf course, a cozy fireplace in every room, jaw dropping views and an aerial adventure park. Book your stay now, and enjoy everything Oregon's central coast has to offer.