What to do on the People’s Coast

  • Cape Blanco State Park

    Off US 101, 9 miles N of
    Port Orford, Oregon 97465
    541-332-6774

    Use the extra-large, private, wind-protected campsites at Cape Blanco as your base of operations while you enjoy the lighthouse and historic Hughes House tours. Work off your picnic lunch by hiking over eight miles of trails with many spectacular ocean vistas, woodland and wetland settings. Bring your horse and enjoy seven miles of horse trails and the facilities in the horse camp. Don't forget a sunset walk along the headland beaches to finish out your day. Vital stats: All campsites are first-come, first served.

  • Carl G. Washburne Memorial State Park

    US 101, 14 miles N of Florence, Oregon 97439
    541-997-3641

    Washburne is located on the east side of Highway 101 with a buffer of native plants between you and the highway. The campsites are spacious. There are several trails of varying difficulty leading from the campsites to the beach, wildlife viewing areas and second-growth forests. A walking trail leads you under the highway to a five mile sandy beach and a day-use area, where you\'ll find space to watch whales, hunt agates, beachcombing and picnic.

  • Oregon Coast Aquarium

    2820 SE Ferry Slip Rd
    Newport, Oregon 97365
    541-867-3474

    The Oregon Coast Aquarium is home to over 500 species of animals in both indoor and outdoor exhibits (it's also the former home of Keiko, the movie star Orca). Check out the Passages of the Deep, meet sea otters, jellyfish and more!

  • The Mill Casino Hotel & RV Park

    3201 Tremont Ave
    North Bend, Oregon 97459
    541-756-8800, 800-953-4800
  • Tillamook Cheese Factory

    4175 Highway 101 N
    Tillamook, Oregon 97141
    (503) 815-1300

    During a free, self-guided tour, you’ll get to see videos, historical displays and interactive kiosks about Tillamook. You’ll even get a behind the scenes look at the Tillamook cheesemaking room and packaging line! After you’ve seen how it’s all made, head to our sample counter for free bites of our tasty cheeses. Enjoy breakfast or lunch at our Creamery Café, and for dessert, indulge in decadent Tillamook Fudge and a scoop (or three!) of extra creamy Tillamook Ice Cream on a freshly baked waffle cone.

  • Tillamook Forest Center

    45500 Wilson River Hwy
    Tillamook, Oregon 97141
    866-930-4646

    Find Yourself in the Forest at the Tillamook Forest Center. Are you ready for fun and adventure in the forest? The Tillamook Forest Center, Oregon's forest visitor and education center, beckons from the lush green landscape from the northern Coast Range. The Tillamook Forest Center is FREE and its exhibits and programs showcase the legacy of the Tillamook Burn and the public spirit behind the monumental reforestation effort which led to the Tillamook State Forest of today. Discover the power of fire through our award-winning film Legacy of Fire, the miracle of the salmon lifecycle, and the resilient, dynamic and productive nature of forests. Climb the 40 foot tall replica fire lookout tower where you can learn about the life of a lookout. Then stroll out onto the suspension bridge and peer into the rushing waters of the Wilson River.

  • Beverly Beach State Park

    Newport, Oregon 97365
    541-265-9278
  • Bullards Beach State Park

    US 101, 2 miles North of Bandon, Oregon 97411
    541-347-2209
  • Cape Arago State Park

    Coos Bay, Oregon 97420
    541-347-2209
  • Cape Lookout State Park

    Tillamook, Oregon 97141
    503-842-4981
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