Depoe Bay is a small coastal town located in Lincoln County, Oregon, USA. It is known for having one of the world's smallest navigable harbors, currently covering approximately six acres, with a 50-foot wide, 100-foot long rockbound, dog-legged channel connecting to the Pacific Ocean.
There are two freshwater creeks that flow into the harbor; North Depoe Creek enters at the northeasterly corner, and South Depoe Creek enters at the southeasterly corner.
Depoe Bay is situated on the central Oregon coast, approximately 13 miles south of Lincoln City and 8 miles north of Newport.
Depoe Bay has a natural harbor that is unique due to its small size. The entrance to the harbor is narrow and requires careful navigation, making it primarily suitable for smaller boats and recreational vessels.