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Start your quest for adventure on the playground of the South Coast. Zoom through rolling sand dunes on a dune buggy ride, speed along on an ATV or shred the sandy slopes on a human-powered sandboard. Explore remote beaches, hidden wildlife refuges and the animated port towns at the mouths of scenic coastal rivers. No matter what kind of adventure you seek, you’ll find it on the Southern Oregon Coast.

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Stories from the People’s Coast

  1. Romantic Escapes on the South Coast

    Posted by OCVA

    Dinner and a movie is nice for Valentine’s Day, but we have a hunch that what your sweetie really wants is a romantic adventure, no planning required. From its wild, secluded beaches to majestic old-growth forests, Oregon’s South Coast is made for dreamy winter road trips. So before you buy that gift card, pack up instead for one of these ready-made escapes.   Brookings At…

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  2. Holiday Lights and other Don’t-Miss Winter Events on the Coast

    Posted by OCVA

    Holiday Lights at Shore Acres State Park Charleston, Nov. 23-Dec.31 Young or old, who isn’t enchanted by thousands of twinkling lights in the shape of animated orcas, leaping frogs, herons, seals and dozens of other creatures in an undersea garden? More than 50,000 visitors flock to Oregon’s South Coast each year to see the Holiday Lights at Shore Acres State Park in Charleston, one of…

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  3. Beginner’s Guide to Mushroom Hunting on the South Coast

    Posted by OCVA

    The way we think of birds and sea lions and whales on the Oregon Coast, Kathleen Dickson thinks of mushrooms. “They’re some of the most beautiful living things out here,” she says. Since moving to Brookings from Colorado with her husband 15 years ago, the couple harvest and sell mushrooms most of the year. Dickson is also president of the nonprofit Wild Rivers Mushroom Club…

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