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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!

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Stories from the People’s Coast

  1. Pack Your Oregon Coast Picnic

    Posted by OCVA

    Oregonians love to eat local, especially when it comes to the bounty of fresh-baked breads, artisan meats and cheeses, sweets and handcrafted beverages on the Coast. But often it’s way more fun to curate and pack your own homegrown picnic instead, and tote it to the beach, the campground, the bike trails or the mountain. Luckily, there are more than a dozen farmers markets up…

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  2. 5 Easy Hikes on the Oregon Coast Trail

    Posted by OCVA

    If long walks on the beach are your thing, exploring the Oregon Coast Trail will soon be your new favorite pastime. Similar to the Pacific Crest Trail, the coast trail — with views of sea stacks and rocky headlands and other coastal wonders —  is a series of connected walking routes connecting Oregon’s North, Central and South coasts. About half is on sandy beach; the…

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  3. A Paddler’s Paradise on the Tillamook Water Trail

    Posted by OCVA

    It’s something out of a dream: 250 miles of navigable waterways on Oregon’s North Coast that meander through dense forest, green pastures, marsh-like estuaries and small towns. It’s known as the Tillamook Water Trail, a designated National Recreation Trail comprised of five separate watersheds — Nehalem, Tillamook Bay, Nestucca, Sand Lake and Netarts. A handy set of fold-out maps denotes easy access points, guidelines and…

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