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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.

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Central Coast

Jessie M. Honeyman Memorial State Park

 This versatile, beautiful coastal park is situated halfway up the Oregon coast, three miles south of the city of Florence. Honeyman is the second largest Oregon state park campground, offering more than 350 campsites, hiking trails, and miles of sand...

Florence, OR

541-997-3851

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South Coast

Smith River Falls

This site offers a peaceful setting along the mith River and provides the opportunity to setup camp in the shade of towering trees with great view of the river.

Coos Bay District
Reedsport, OR

541-756-0100
Email us (BLM_OR_CB_Mail[at]blm[dot]gov)

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South Coast

Quail Prairie Lookout

Overview THIS FACILITY IS CLOSED TO RESERVATIONS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Quail Prairie Lookout offers guests a unique lodging experience in the Rogue-Siskiyou National Forest in western Oregon. On a clear day, visitors are treated to spectacular views of the Kalmiopsis...

Brookings, OR

541-412-6000

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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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Central Coast

OMSI Coastal Discovery Center

The Coastal Discovery Center at Camp Gray, a year-round residential camp, located in the inspiring science hub of Newport, allows students investigate the connections between ocean currents, geology, and ecological adaptations to better understand the web of life that depends...

3400 SW Abalone St, , OR
Newport, OR

(541)819-0030

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South Coast

Edson Creek

Located on the fork of Edson Creek and Sixes river, this site is a popular swimming and fishingdestination. The boat launch area provides accessto the river for small boats. There are four groupsites that provide a picnic and camp area...

Sixes, OR

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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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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Guide to Paddling on the Coast

Whether it’s cruising through hidden coves in the ocean or paddling around a tranquil lake or estuary, you’ll get a chance to see wildlife and natural scenery that you just can’t find on land. Before you set out to navigate...
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Events on the Oregon Coast

December 4, 2021

City of North Bend Lighted Christmas Parade

1611 Virginia Ave.
North Bend, OR
December 10, 2021 - December 11, 2021

The Specialty Farmers Market & Artisan Faire at Salishan

7755 Highway 101
Gleneden Beach, OR
December 10, 2021

Snow-y Man Paint Event – Session 1

999 N. Front Street, Ste. 117/115
Coos Bay, OR
December 12, 2021

Snow-y Man Paint Event

999 N. Front Street, Ste. 117/115
Coos Bay, OR

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