Local Resources about Agates and Agate Collecting in Yachats and Lincoln County, Oregon
Oregon Coast Agate Club – Newport, Oregon www.coastagates.org Founded in 1939, for 75 years the Oregon Coast Agate Club has been active in the area serving agate hunters, rock hounds, fossil hunters, etc.
The Oregon Coast Agate Club publishes a brochure -“Beachcombing in Lincoln County” with information and maps of popular local collecting areas. Click here to download a free pdf version- Beachcombing Lincoln County
Kay Meyers, a member of the Oregon Coast Agate Club maintains a blog with news, information, more resources, and pictures of recent finds on Lincoln Countys’ beaches. www.oregonagates.blogspot.com
Pacific Northwest sources on FaceBook-
Oregon Coast Agate Club- the Facebook page for the club with current news, events, pictures and more info.
Columbia River Agates- another Facebook group about rockhounding and agate hunting along the Columbia River and further afield.