They call it D-River because it was near the town of Delake and connects Devil’s Lake to the ocean.

It's more of an outlet allowing water to flow from a seaside-lake or pond to the shore, but Oregonians noticed some other community had the world record for world's shortest river for a lake that was near a river.

The tourism experts put their heads together, pulled out their tape measurements, and notified the Guinness Book of World Records that in high tide (when the ocean is closer) the D-River is shorter than the current record holder!

Because of the fudging, many consider the record currently in contention, but it's still worth a stop next time you're in Lincoln City!

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