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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

Cape Blanco State Park

Cape Blanco is the most southern of Oregon’s lighthouses, and is the westernmost point in Oregon. Proposed in 1864, it was the first lighthouse in the state outfitted with a first-order Fresnel lens in 1870. The first-order lens was replaced...

Sixes, OR

541-332-2973

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Laverne County Park

This park, on 350 acres is located on the North Fork of the Coquille River (61217 Fairview Road, Coquille, Oregon). It is approximately fifteen miles north of Coquille (Highway 42) on the Coquille-Fairview Road, and five miles north of the...

Coquille, OR

(541)396-2344

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South Coast

Wild Rogue Wilderness

The United States Congress designated Oregon’s Wild Rogue Wilderness in 1978 and it now has a total of 35,806 acres—approximately 27,111 are U.S. Forest Service lands and 8,600 are Bureau of Land Management (BLM) lands. The legislation assigned the U.S....

Agness, OR

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

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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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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

Holland’s Shooters Supply

Holland’s Shooters Supply guarantees that its precision work will be the absolute best that your money can buy! No other service offers more than they do, and they never rush a job just to "get it done". Open Monday through...

711 H Avenue
Powers, OR

(541)439-5155

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Ship Watching in Astoria

Most visitors to Astoria arrive from the east or south. It’s the most northwestern city in Oregon, after all, situated on the south bank of the Columbia River where it meets the roiling Pacific Ocean. But a few special visitors to Astoria actually arrive from the west, and some of them haven’t seen land in nearly two weeks.
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5 Winter Forest Walks on the Oregon Coast

There is something invigorating about a walk through a coastal Oregon forest at the start of the new year — swollen creeks and thundering falls; deep, mossy greens; towering, swaying trees. Underfoot could be banana slugs, newts and mushrooms; above, the occasional bald eagle or osprey sailing by. One can’t help but be energized and refreshed, ready to embark on another year with a new commitment to getting out amidst all the splendor this corner of the world has to offer.
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Snuggle Up With a Great Book on the Coast

Short days and crisp weather create the perfect environment for cozying up with a good book, and the Oregon Coast is a great place to do it. We asked Charlie J. Stephens — owner of Port Orford’s Sea Wolf Books & Community Writing Center — for their recommendations of what and where to read on the Coast this winter. Here are some favorites to check out on your next coastal vacation.
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Tide Pooling With an Expert at Cape Perpetua

Discover the wild and wonderful world of Oregon’s intertidal zones. Full of mystery, the intertidal zone on the Oregon Coast is brimming with colorful marine life. During low tide, a captivating cosmos is revealed — guides can help you explore...
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Hike and Chill on the Oregon Coast Trail

Pair your next epic adventure with a scoop of locally crafted ice cream. Ocean vistas appear just around the bend along the rugged Oregon Coast Trail, which spans the mouth of the Columbia River in the north and the state...
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Where to See the Eclipse on the Oregon Coast

Come for the celestial event of the year and stay for the magic of fall. When the sun and the moon align for an annular eclipse on the morning of October 14, 2023, Oregon Coast towns from Gleneden Beach on...
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Events on the Oregon Coast

February 25, 2024

Coastal Farmers Market

999 N. Front Street
Coos Bay, OR
February 27, 2024

DJ Trivia at Front Street Food Trucks

775 Front Street
Coos Bay, OR
February 28, 2024

Bay Area Farmers & Artisans Market – Winter Market

999 N Front Street
Coos Bay, OR
February 28, 2024

Wind Down Wednesdays with Live Music

1987 Sherman Ave.
North Bend, OR

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