Handcrafted Glass Floats Hidden along Beach near Lincoln City

on November 9, 2003

More than 8,000 handcrafted glass floats have been hidden along the seven miles of beach near Lincoln City (pop. 7,437) since 1999, as part of the annual “Finders Keepers” treasure hunt. Weather and ocean permitting, volunteers hide the colorful floats-originally designed to float fishing nets-from October through May, celebrating a beachcombing tradition. Treasure hunters are encouraged to take litterbags along, to help keep the beach free of trash.

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