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Find Adventure on the Southern Oregon Coast

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. Must-Do Spring Adventures on the South Coast

    Posted by OCVA

    There’s no traffic or crowds at this beach-lovers’ paradise on the Wild Rivers Coast — about 80 miles south of Coos Bay and 30 miles from Oregon’s southern border. Just rugged, wide-open coastline and breathtaking beauty. In the spring, there’s also plenty of bling: Hundreds of glass floats and hand-painted rocks dot the coastline through April 30, during Gold Beach’s annual glass float treasure hunt.…

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  2. Local’s Guide to South Coast Seafood

    Posted by OCVA

    Dixie Boley knows seafood on Oregon’s South Coast. For 30 years, from 1978 to 2008, she and her late husband, Scott, were commercial salmon fishermen on the Rogue River, just north of their home in Gold Beach. In 1998, they worked with two other local fishermen to launch Fisherman Direct — a fresh fish market and processing center in an old cannery building in Gold…

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  3. 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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