Oregon's North Coast
Come play along Oregon’s North Coast
The North Coast has a playground all its own. You can find it on a zip line or along the waters of nearby rivers. Perhaps it’s behind the wheel of a go-kart or bumper car, or atop two wheels on local biking trails. Maybe your playground is found in a boutique or sweet shop with friends. Maybe it’s gathering together over the perfect pint of local craft brew. Whatever your fancy, you’ll find it in our spirited small towns and in the hustle and bustle of our promenades, galleries, restaurants and wide open beaches. Come on, let’s go play on Oregon’s North Coast!
Stories from the People’s Coast
As you stroll along Rockaway Beach’s laid-back main street — amidst the ice cream shop, candy shop, pizza shop and vintage treasure shops — don’t be startled when you stumble onto what looks like a circus. The bubble machine, sandbox, mini volcanoes and blaring punk music are part of the zany ambiance at the mini golf course designed in summer 2016 by the owners of…Continue Reading
Food is never fresher than when it comes personally harvested straight from the source, and autumn on Oregon’s North Coast offers opportunities from both the forest and the beach. Ninety-five-percent of all of Oregon’s clams can be found on the sandy shores of Clatsop County, between the city of Seaside and the Columbia River. “The long, broad and flat beaches are really good habitat,” says…Continue Reading
This year, 2016, marks the 33rd time thousands of volunteers will gather on Oregon’s beaches to give our cherished coastline a serious housecleaning with the annual SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup. Volunteers can pitch in to help at 46 beach sites from Fort Stevens to Brookings, but few sites are as popular as one North Coast beach town. “Seaside has been a very popular site…Continue Reading