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Siltcoos Lake

At 3,164 acres, Siltcoos Lake is the largest freshwater lake on the Oregon coast.

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At 3,164 acres, Siltcoos Lake is the largest freshwater lake on the Oregon coast.

Location: About 3 miles inland on the central Oregon coast, 7 miles south of Florence, southern Lane County.

Description: At 3,164 acres with 28 miles of shoreline, Siltcoos Lake is the largest freshwater lake on the Oregon coast. Over 80% of the lake is less than 15 feet deep and supports abundant growth of aquatic plants and animals.

Ornithological Highlights: Siltcoos Lake is regularly used by more than 2,000 waterfowl during winter and migration months. This site hosted 40-89% of Oregon's coastal winter population of American Coots during 1986-2002 January censuses.

For more information on Siltcoos Lake, please see the Technical Site Report in the National IBA database.

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Location: About 3 miles inland on the central Oregon coast, 7 miles south of Florence, southern Lane County.

Description: At 3,164 acres with 28 miles of shoreline, Siltcoos Lake is the largest freshwater lake on the Oregon coast. Over 80% of the lake is less than 15 feet deep and supports abundant growth of aquatic plants and animals.

Ornithological Highlights: Siltcoos Lake is regularly used by more than 2,000 waterfowl during winter and migration months. This site hosted 40-89% of Oregon's coastal winter population of American Coots during 1986-2002 January censuses.

For more information on Siltcoos Lake, please see the Technical Site Report in the National IBA database.

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