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Whether you’re looking for epic coastal hikes, golfing by the ocean, surfing on a remote beach, or sand boarding a dune, you can find it all at the Oregon Coast.

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Whether you’re looking for epic coastal hikes, golfing by the ocean, surfing on a remote beach, or sand boarding a dune, you can find it all at the Oregon Coast.

Find things to do on the Oregon Coast

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South Coast

Wild Mare Horse Camp

Overview Wild Mare Horse Campground is located along the central Oregon coast, 22 miles south of the town of Reedsport, and 2 miles north of Coos Bay. Horse campers come here to explore the Wild Mare Horse Trail and take...

North Bend, OR

541-271-6000

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North Coast

Siuslaw National Forest

Stretching from the lush forests of the coastal mountains to the unique Oregon Dunes and on into the beaches of the Pacific Ocean, visitors have a stunning choice of opportunities. One can find activities to suit every taste: from spectacular...

Beaver, OR

541-750-7000
Email us (r6_siuslaw_WWWeb_Front_Desk[at]fs[dot]fed[dot]us)

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South Coast

William M. Tugman State Park

Despite its close proximity to Highway 101, Tugman State Park is relatively unknown — a private hideaway on the wondrous south coast. Situated on Eel Lake near the community of Lakeside, Tugman offers campsites with electric/water hookups tucked away in...

Lakeside, OR

541-759-3604

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South Coast

Loon Lake Recreation Site

OverviewLoon Lake is a popular recreation area 20 miles east of Reedsport, Oregon. It boasts one of the coast’s finest campgrounds with a warm, sandy beach. The lake is perfect for swimming, fishing and water skiing. Campsites, some of which...

Reedsport, OR

541-599-2254

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South Coast

Sixes River

This site is a favorite of miners, fisherman, and nature lovers. There are opportunities to pan or sluice for gold year round or through a special permit, dredging is permitted July 15 – September 30. Roads within the campground were...

Port Orford, OR
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South Coast

Snow Camp Lookout

Overview Snow Camp Lookout sits at the peak of Snow Camp Mountain at an elevation of 4,223 feet, offering guests spectacular panoramic views of the surrounding area. The fire lookout is the most recent of three structures built atop Snow...

Gold Beach, OR

541-247-3600

Travel Guides

The Science and Safety of Storm Watching

Winter on the Oregon Coast is anything but boring. When powerful Pacific winds meet turbulent ocean waters, it’s a spectacular sight to witness. Tall waves crash into rocky cliffs and sandy shores, offering an awe-inspiring display by Mother Nature. And...
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Travel Guides

Take a Guided Tour on the Oregon Coast

In addition to guides providing a wealth of knowledge to enrich your experience, tour operators also provide a safe way to try something new or, if you’re a pro, allow you to leave your gear at home. Hiring a guide also helps ensure that you’re visiting responsibly. “Outfitters and guides tend to take very good care of their natural resources that they’re operating in,” Lacey says.
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Travel Guides

How to Visit Oregon’s Coastal Tide Pools

If you’ve ever wanted to experience the underwater world of the Pacific Ocean but prefer to stay onshore, the Oregon Coast’s tide pools are a must-see. These rocky pools of seawater along the shoreline — accessible at low tide — are teeming with aquatic life: colorful starfish, spiky sea urchins and otherworldly sea anemones.
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Top 9 Hidden Adventures for 2021

Whether you’re the type who makes resolutions or not, the new year is an ideal time to think about goals and plans. To make sure you get your much-needed doses of natural wellness on the Oregon Coast, don’t forget to schedule getaways onto your calendar. While you’ll want to keep responsible travel in mind, these hidden coastal adventures are sure to keep you inspired all year long.
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Coastal Mountain Biking in Oregon

Carson Storch has ridden his mountain bike around the world, but the trails he’s most excited about? Those on the Oregon Coast. “It blew my mind what the terrain has to offer,” he says. The 27-year-old professional freeride mountain biker...
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Fall Wellness Weekend at the Coast

If you’ve ever felt like the ocean has healing powers, you’re not mistaken. The roar of the surf, blue horizon and heart-melting sunsets on the Oregon Coast are a balm for the soul, and sometimes a getaway is just what...
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Events on the Oregon Coast

May 17, 2022

Florence Farmers’ Market

1193 Bay Street
Florence, OR
May 18, 2022 - May 22, 2022

Florence Rhododendron Festival

290 US-101
Florence, OR
May 18, 2022

Coos Bay Downtown Farmer’s Market

50 Central Avenue
Coos Bay, OR
May 20, 2022 - May 22, 2022

GRAVEL Ride – Cycle Oregon

Toledo, OR

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