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New park in Lincoln City Lincoln City Parks and Recreation staff presented results of a naming contest recently held for the new park located at SE 3rd Street & Keel Avenue at Monday’s city council meeting.

Lincoln City sponsored the “Name our New Park” contest and will award the winner with a year-long pass to the Lincoln City Community Center.

Parks and Recreation Ambassador LoRee LaFon organized the contest and 83 entries were received and narrowed down to six names by City Manager Ron Chandler and Parks and Recreation Director Jeanne Sprague.

The park name has been narrowed down to six names:

  • Birdsong Park
  • LakeWood Park
  • Moss Ridge Park
  • Neskia Park
  • Osprey Park
  • Raptors’ Roost Nature Park

Future plans include adding more trails, more nature play space and a dog park.

The city council will vote on a final name at a future meeting.

Lincoln City is the first city in Oregon to be funded for this park project via a grant from the National Recreation and Parks Association and the Disney Corporation.

Previous coverage:

New Disney-funded Lincoln City park needs a name

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Justin Werner is founder and publisher of Lincoln City Homepage and a journalist reporting news for the fine citizens of Lincoln City, Oregon and beyond. He's on a mission to seek out truth and isn't afraid to be the tip of the spear for freedom of the press. When he's not wearing his reporter hat, you can find him enjoying the Oregon Coast with his wife and three children.

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