Depoe Bay Area, COA 023

Photo Credit: Doug Cottam, ODFW

The Depoe Bay COA contains the world’s smallest harbor and has a productive rocky shore and headlands for fish and wildlife use.

COA ID: 023

Potential Partners

  • Lincoln Soil and Water Conservation District
  • Mid Coast Watershed Council
  • Oregon Parks and Recreation Department
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Special Features


  • Bald Eagle nesting site
  • Overwintering area for Black Oystercatchers

Protected Areas

  • Boiler Bay State Scenic Viewpoint
  • Depoe Bay Whale Watch Center
  • Fishing Rock State Recreation Site
  • Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area
  • Oregon Islands Wilderness


Strategy Habitats

Specialized Local Habitats

  • Rocky headland habitats

Strategy Species