Oregon Coast Nelscott Reef Sticker. The World Famous Nelscott Reef is located in Lincoln City, Oregon and is about a half mile off shore from Canyon Drive Park. Big wave surfers from all over the world visit here to test there skills in the huge unpredictable surf. Waves can range anywhere from 15-50′ plus. Several big wave contests have taken place here with professorial surfers from all over the globe showing up.