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For intermediate players. A weather-battered coastline rich in shelters and resources. Watch out for wildlife.
- In game description

Coastal Highway is one of the regions in The Long Dark.

The region is mostly steep hills around a bay area. The highway runs along the bay with some houses along the way and a small village. The frozen bay area has several fishing huts and two islands with houses, Jackrabbit Island and Misanthrope's Homestead. Several wolves live in the area, and the water is frigid.

In terms of region difficulty, some may find it easier than Mystery Lake. This is due to a greater ease of obtaining vital resources needed for survival, at the cost of a greater likelihood of encountering wolves and bears early on. Also, the region has a warmer climate than Mystery Lake.

Connects to Mystery Lake, Pleasant Valley and Desolation Point.

Locations Edit

There are many accessible locations within Coastal Highway including:

Safehouses Edit

There are several great locations for - possibly some of the best - safehouses in the game. Those include:

Jackrabbit Island Edit

A great location with plenty of storage space, 2 entrances; one entrance with a porch, ideal for storing meat outside, since wildlife cannot reach it. There are no direct hostile Wildlife spawns on the island, and only very rarely a wolf walks up the island. Plenty of rabbits spawn on the island, and deer spawn around the island giving a near infinite amount of meat for self-sustenance and long-term survival. A short walk away there is a fishing hut, and another 2 minute walk away there is an outdoor crafting bench. There is also a huge amount of possible firewood in the Fishing Camp. All in all a very safe location for the absolute end game.

Quonset Garage Edit

One of the best safe houses in terms of indoor equipment, with everything a normal safehouse offers plus two crafting benches, a fire barrel, two entrances and a huge amount of storage space. Plenty of other houses with great loot are located close by. The large amount of wolves in the area can make this place neither a very efficient, nor particularly safe place for end game survival, especially in stalker. Wolves do occasionally spawn around the gas station, and a bear might spawn down the street on your way to the log sort. There are also plenty of pallets and limbs/branches located outside of, and near, the garage.

Gallery Edit

Maps Edit

Locations Edit

  • Abandoned LookoutGo to Abandoned Lookout
  • Bear Creek CampgroundGo to Bear Creek Campground
  • Coastal TownsiteGo to Coastal Townsite
  • Commuter's LamentGo to Commuter's Lament
  • Jackrabbit IslandGo to Jackrabbit Island
  • Fishing CampGo to Fishing Camp
  • Log SortGo to Log Sort
  • Misanthrope's HomesteadGo to Misanthrope's Homestead
  • Quonset Gas StationGo to Quonset Gas Station
  • Rabbit GroveGo to Rabbit Grove
  • RockfallGo to Rockfall
  • Silent ClearingGo to Silent Clearing
  • The ToothGo to The Tooth
  • Train UnloadingGo to Train Unloading
  • Waterfront CottagesGo to Waterfront Cottages


Regions and Locations
Broken Railroad Broken BridgeHunter's BlindHunting LodgeLandslideLocomotive EngineMaintenance YardRickety Foot Bridge
Coastal Highway Abandoned LookoutBear Creek CampgroundCinder Hills Coal MineCoastal TownsiteCommuter's LamentJackrabbit IslandFishing CampLog SortMisanthrope's HomesteadQuonset GarageRabbit GroveRockfallSilent ClearingThe ToothTrain UnloadingWaterfront Cottages
Desolation Point Abandoned Mine No. 3Abandoned Mine No. 5Broken BridgeBlocked HighwayCaveHibernia ProcessingKatie's Secluded CornerLittle IslandLonely LighthouseMatt's TruckStone ChurchThe RikenWaterfall
Forlorn Muskeg Abandoned CampBunkhousesHat CreekHigh BlindLow BlindMarsh RidgeMuskeg OverlookOld Spence Family HomesteadPoacher's CampShortwave Tower
Mystery Lake Alan's CaveCamp OfficeCarter Hydro DamClearcutDave's Quiet ClearingDerailmentDeadfall AreaDestroyed LookoutForestry LookoutFrozen CreekLake OverlookLookoutLogging CampLake CabinsLone Lake CabinMax's Last StandMystery LakeRail TunnelTrapper's HomesteadTrain BridgeTrain Loading AreaUnnamed Pond
Mountain Town The ArchBank Manager's HouseCrashed Prison Transport BusHermit's CabinMackenzie's Crashed PlaneTown of MiltonMilton BasinMilton Credit UnionMilton HouseMilton ParkMilton Post OfficeOld SchoolhouseOrca Gas StationParadise Meadows FarmPicnic AreaSt. Christopher's ChurchRadio TowerRocky RefugeSpruce Falls BridgeTunnel CollapseWood Lot
Pleasant Valley Burned Ridge CaveCascading FallsCinder Hills Coal MineContemplation BridgeDerelict CabinsDraft Dodger's CabinEnd of the RoadForest CaveHeartbreak BridgeHilltop CaveLong CurveLower FallsLonely CabinsPleasant Valley OutbuildingsThree Strikes FarmsteadPleasant Valley FarmsteadMisty Falls Picnic AreaSignal HillRural CrossroadsPensive PondPicnic SpotSkeeter's RidgeUpper FallsPrepper's Abandoned Cache
Timberwolf Mountain Andre's PeakCave 1Cave 2Chasm CaveCrystal LakeDeer ClearingEcho Peak EastEcho Peak WestEcho RavineEngineEric's FallsForest CaveLanding GearMountaineer's HutSecluded ShelfSummitTail SectionWaterfall CaveWing