Stay Eat Events Weather Beaches

Lincoln City to Newport Have Something Rarely Found in the World: Agate Fossils of Oregon Coast

Published 08/15/2018 at 6:27 PM PDT - Updated 08/15/2018 at 7:34 PM PDT
By Oregon Coast Beach Connection Staff

Lincoln City Has Something Rarely Found in the World: Agatized Fossils of Oregon Coast

(Lincoln City, Oregon) – There’s something one Oregon coast area has that practically nowhere else in the world has – and it’s millions of years old. (Above: fossilzed snail / agate photo courtesy Carol Hiler). Or at least it has more of them than much of the state.

THIS ARTICLE IS UNDER REVISION - STAY TUNED FOR THE NEW VERSION

 

Agates and fossils are collectible from beaches, but laws are clear about cutting anything out of the cliffs or bedrocks. That’s a big no-no. You can also no longer sell agates you find on the beaches, which would include the agatized fossils. Lodgings in Lincoln City - Where to eat - Maps and Virtual Tours

Oregon Coast Lodging

 

Above: photo Carol Hiler. Below: an agate from the central Oregon coast, courtesy Laura Joki


More About Oregon Coast hotels, lodging.....

More About Oregon Coast Restaurants, Dining.....

 

Oregon Coast event or adventure you can't miss

 



Coastal Spotlight


LATEST Related Oregon Coast Articles

How Lincoln City Will Rock You in May, April: Oregon Coast Events Preview
Spring heats up to the climactic opening of the summer season, throughout April and May
Extraordinary Encounters: Shark Off Oregon Coast, Dolphin on Washington Coast
A charter boat from Newport got into a bit of a fight with a shark
Debris Art Project Tours Oregon Coast; Free Fishing Day in Hebo
Fishing fun near Pacific City; an intriguing way of dealing with marine garbage
Five Extravagant Digs to Watch Whales: Oregon Coast Travel Tips
Sometimes, staying the night in some lovely surroundings near the water helps
Weekend Gets Sunny for Oregon Coast; Whale Sightings; Warmest Day for Portland
Just in time for Easter, a lot of sun moves in for the weekend, however briefly
Cannon Beach Summer Camps for Kids Liven Up N. Oregon Coast Experience
Haystack Rock Awareness Program is touting the return of its popular Summer Exploration Day Camp
Newport, Oregon Coast Virtual - Beaches, Details, Maps
A deep look into Newport with the virtual tour: Nye Beach, Agate Beach, Bayfront, the jetties, video
The Crazy, Unknown Delights of Oregon Coast in Spring: What They Don't Tell You
Some of the most intriguing facets of the beaches take place April and May. Weather, Science, kids, whales

Back to Oregon Coast

Contact Advertise on BeachConnection.net
All Content, unless otherwise attributed, copyright BeachConnection.net Unauthorized use or publication is not permitted

 

Oregon Coast Lodging
Rentals
Specials

Dining

Events Calendar

Oregon Coast Weather

Travel News

Search for Oregon Coast Subjects, Articles

Virtual Tours, Maps
Deep Details