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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

Wilder Disc Golf Course

The scenery of the Oregon Coast and fun of disc golf officially have come together at the Wilder Disc Golf Course in the South Beach area of Newport. The course is the first 18-hole challenge along Oregon’s coastline and takes...

SE 43rd St.
Newport, OR

(541) 265-7783

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North Coast

Lewis & Clark at the Crossing

Lewis & Clark public golf course located in Astoria, Oregon, is this regulation length (2,738 yrds., 1 par 5, 502 yds.), 9 hole course. Designed for challenge and fun for all skill levels and all ages. Placed in a country...

92294 Youngs River Road
Astoria, OR

503-338-3386
Email us (lcgrvpark[at]gmail[dot]com)

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Central Coast

Florence Golf Links

Nestled amidst the wind swept sand dunes and towering pines, golf does not get any more breathtaking than Florence Golf Links. Sculpted by nature, this wonderful scene provided a delightful canvas for world-renowned golf course architect Rees Jones to create...

1201 35th Street
Florence, OR

541-997-1940
Email us (nikr[at]florencegolflinks[dot]com)

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Central Coast

Salishan Golf Links

Experience and enjoy the challenges of Salishan Golf Links. Salishan Golf Links has been created in harmony with nature. The trees and coastal vegetation surrounding the areas of play are left as natural as possible. As on Scottish golf links,...

7760 N Hwy 101
Gleneden Beach, OR

541-764-3632
Email us (reservations[at]salishan[dot]com)

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Central Coast

Crestview Golf Club

Crestview Golf Club is a beautiful 9-hole course just up the street from the beach. The course features big modern greens with multiple tiers and lots of movement. The signature golf hole is #4, a par three that shoots over...

1680 S Crestline Drive
Waldport, OR

541-563-3020
Email us (info[at]crestviewgolfclub[dot]com)

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Central Coast

Ocean Dunes Golf Links

A true golf links is defined as a golf course built on sand left by the sea, and is influenced by the natural forces such as wind and rain. Ocean Dunes fits this definition to a tee. Built on top...

3345 Munsel Road
Florence, OR

541-997-3232

Travel Stories

Great Mountain Biking on the Oregon Coast

Imagine carving a graceful turn as the smell of salt air fills your nostrils. Or dropping in to a perfect break with no one in sight. No, we’re not talking surfing here — this is mountain biking on the Oregon Coast. Over the past decade, new trail systems have been popping up along the Coast and might just be the state’s best-kept secret for mountain biking enthusiasts.
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The Science of Sand

Next to majestic sea stacks and awe-inspiring surf, sand might not be the most obvious marvel of the Oregon Coast. Without those humble little granules, though, there would be no sandcastles, no writing your name on the beach and no sinking your toes into warm softness on a dune hike. Here’s a crash course on how sand comes and goes, who lives in this special habitat, and how we can help protect it.
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Travel Stories

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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Travel Stories

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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Travel Stories

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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Travel Stories

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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Events on the Oregon Coast

May 22, 2024

Wind Down Wednesdays with Live Music

1987 Sherman Ave.
North Bend, OR
May 22, 2024

Group Run – Weekly Wednesday Evenings

PreWay at 2nd Street Parking Lot
Coos Bay, OR
May 23, 2024

Thursday Group Run – South Coast Running Club

880 S. 1st Street (Farr's Parking Lot)
Coos Bay, OR
May 23, 2024

Tea Tasting

525 Anderson Ave.
Coos Bay, OR

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