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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

Central Coast

Chitwood Bridge

Not much activity occurs at Chitwood anymore. The Chitwood Bridge was once surrounded by several stores, a post office, a telephone office, and several houses. The boarded up remains of the Smith store nearby is a dim reminder of the...

Eddyville, OR

Central Coast

Deadwood Covered Bridge

The architectural elements of Deadwood Bridge are quite unique. Flooring was installed on a slant so that traffic rounding the corner onto the bridge would travel more safely. Other elements include false end beams, semi-elliptical portal arches with trim, and...

Mapleton, OR

South Coast

Sandy Creek Covered Bridge

Covered bridges are a special part of Oregon’s history. The Sandy Creek Covered Bridge, just west of the aptly named town of Remote, carried highway traffic across its 60-foot span until it was bypassed in 1949. Now it greets motorists...

Sandy Creek Covered Bridge
Myrtle Point, OR

Central Coast

Drift Creek Covered Bridge

Oldest remaining covered bridge in Oregon.

1111 Bear Creek Rd
Lincoln City, OR

Central Coast

Yachats Covered Bridge

Enjoy a 9-mile scenic drive up the Yachats River Road and visit the historic North Fork of the Yachats Covered Bridge. The bridge was built in 1938 with a Queenpost truss, one of the few of this type remaining in...

Yachats, OR

503.986.4200

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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Travel Guides

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 Guides

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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Travel Guides

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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Travel Guides

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

June 15, 2021

Special Edition Tuesday Talks: Juneteenth

1210 N. Front Street
Coos Bay, OR
June 19, 2021

Juneteenth Celebration

1210 N. Front Street
Coos Bay, OR
June 19, 2021

12 Hours Of Whiskey (A Lap Chase Event)

E Humphreys Road
Charleston, OR
June 19, 2021 - June 27, 2021

Coos Bay Shakespeare in the Park presents: The Tempest

Mingus Park Amphitheater
Coos Bay, OR

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