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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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South Coast

Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area

The Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area beckons you to its warm and inviting sand dunes. Experience the Pacific Ocean on one side, a series of lakes on the other with a vast beach right in the middle. The wind-sculpted sand dunes...

Winchester Bay, OR

(541)271-3611

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South Coast

Hanging Rock – Panther Ridge Trails

Panther Ridge Trail: Trail follows an old Native American travel corridor. Most of the trail follows Panther Ridge from Bald Knob to Buck Point. Approximately 95% of this trail is within the Wild Rogue Wilderness, and is closed to any kind...

Powers, OR

(541)618-2200

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South Coast

Wild Rogue Wilderness

The Wild Rogue Wilderness now contains a total of 35,818 acres and is managed by the Bureau of Land Management and the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Oregon. In 1978 the Wild Rogue Wilderness...

Agness, OR

541-247-3600
Email us (BLM_OR_MD_Mail[at]blm[dot]gov)

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South Coast

Lake Of The Woods Lookout

Lake of the Woods Lookout is surrounded by mountainous terrain, forested hillsides and spectacular views within the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest in southwestern Oregon. The flat-roofed cabin was originally a “ground house” located on Barklow Mountain in the Powers Ranger...

Agness, OR

541-247-3600

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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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Central Coast

Beverly Beach State Park

Beverly Beach is popular for a reason! Like magic, a well-known walkway goes under the highway and emerges to the long expanse of sandy beach extending from Yaquina Head (you can see the lighthouse from here) to the headlands of...

Newport, OR

(541)265-9278

Travel Stories

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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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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Travel Stories

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

November 30, 2022

Yoga In The Museum at Coos Art Museum

235 Anderson Avenue
Coos Bay, OR
November 30, 2022

Bay Area Farmers & Artisans Market

999 N. Front Street
Coos Bay, OR
December 2, 2022 - December 3, 2022

Holiday Arts Festival

451 Winchester Ave
Reedsport, OR
December 2, 2022

Downtown Coos Bay Wine Walk

50 Central Ave.
Coos Bay, OR

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