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  1. DuneFest – The Most Fun A Family Can Have In The Sand

    Posted by OCVA / July 23, 2009

    The Reedsport/Winchester Bay Chamber of Commerce is proud to present the Ovation Award winner of “The Best Sporting Event in Oregon” DuneFest 2009, July 29th – August 2nd. This five-day event is filled with exciting fun activities including Adult and Kid activities, Moto Cross, Racing, Sand Drags, Poker Run, Treasure Hunt, Show N’ Shine, Drive-In Movie Night, Charity Auction, Freestyle Shows, evening entertainment featuring Rock…

  2. Needle in a Haystack

    Posted by OCVA / July 23, 2009

    Our Family’s Top 12 Not to be Missed Experiences along the Oregon Coast . . . . . .  to read full story click here

  3. Nehalem Bay Area Fishing

    Posted by OCVA / July 23, 2009

    Anglers visiting the Nehalem Bay area this summer and fall can enjoy several sport fishing opportunities. Both wild and hatchery Coho salmon will be biting in the bay and tidewaters; anglers also can target sea-run cutthroat trout in the Nehalem River. And for families with small children, crabbing and surfperch fishing in the lower bay can be a great vacation activity. http://www.dfw.state.or.us/RR/northwest/#fishing

  4. Taffy & Fudge: Sweet Traditions of the Oregon Coast

    Posted by OCVA / July 21, 2009

    What could be better than walking along the beach and reaching into your pocket for a piece of taffy or fudge to savor along the way. Yummm! And not just any taffy or fudge but “Oregon Coast made” by candy makers that have been creating these delicious confections for decades. Salt water taffy has been a coastal tradition for more than 100 years, but in…

  5. WildSpring Habitat: Heavenly Cottages on the Southern Oregon Coast

    Posted by OCVA / July 20, 2009

    By Ashley Halligan for The Anti Tourist ~ Nestled in an old-growth Douglar Fir forest along the southern Oregon coast in Port Orford, WildSpring Guest Habitat boasts five of the most heavenly cottages on the Pacific coast and quite possibly, in the world. On five acres of Certified Wildlife Habitat, Wildspring is respectfully built upon old Native American grounds on a bluff overlooking a primitive…

  6. 54th Annual Depoe Bay Salmon Bake

    Posted by OCVA / July 20, 2009

    Courtesy of the Depoe Bay Chamber of Commerce ~ Tickets are now on sale for the 54th Annual Depoe Bay Indian Style Salmon Bake on Saturday, September 19th from 10 am to 5 pm.  The event will be held at the Depoe Bay City Park, just south of the city’s picturesque harbor, rain or shine.  Advance tickets are $15.00 for adults and $9.00 for children…

  7. 4 Days and 2 Wheels on the Oregon Coast

    Posted by OCVA / July 15, 2009

    In a car, you’d cover the hundred miles of the southern third of the Oregon coast in a couple of hours, and you’d think, How gorgeous! But on a bike, you don’t so much view the scenery as absorb it. With every sense and muscle, you register how the hills fold and join, how the air and the light change with distance from the sea.…

  8. Nehalem Bay Fishing

    Posted by OCVA / July 14, 2009

    Anglers visiting the Nehalem Bay area this summer and fall can enjoy several sport fishing opportunities. Both wild and hatchery coho salmon will be biting in the bay and tidewaters;  anglers also can target sea-run cutthroat trout in the Nehalem River. And for families with small children, crabbing and surfperch fishing in the lower bay can be a great vacation activity. For more info click…

  9. Walking the Wilson River Trail

    Posted by OCVA / July 14, 2009

    The Wilson River Trail is a new trail system opened in 2005, off Highway 6 in Oregon’s Coast Range, 55 miles west of Portland. . . . . for full story click here

  10. Southern Oregon Coast

    Posted by OCVA / July 14, 2009

    Our drive from Joseph Stewart Recreation Area near Medford to our next stop in Reedsport, OR, on the coast took about four hours. . . . . . to read full story click here

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