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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

Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area

Jutting into the Pacific Ocean, this harsh, unforgiving environment hosts many forms of life. Harbor seals and whales are visible offshore year-round. In spring and summer, thousands of seabirds flock to the near-shore islands to breed and raise their young....

750 NW Lighthouse Dr.
Newport, OR

541-574-3100

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South Coast

South Coast Tours LLC

South Coast Tours can take you on an adventure paddle in the Wild Rivers Coast estuaries and out into the Southern Oregon near shore ocean. Go fishing, wildlife viewing or just simply enjoy the experience of gliding across the waterways...

27436 Hunter Creek Rd
Gold Beach, OR

(541) 373-0487
Email us (dave[at]southcoasttours[dot]net)

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South Coast

Steel Blue Lodge

Southern Oregon Drift boat fishing for Fall Chinook and Winter Steelhead. Summertime family B&B with river access.

94893 Elk River Rd
Port Orford, OR

541-332-3140

Central Coast

Rock Your World

Enjoy a private beachcoming tour with rockhounding expert. Laura is a licensed guide who is a practicing economic geologist (she uses her knowledge of geology to find valuable gems and metal deposits). You’ll have a great time, learn about the...

3203 SW Highway 101
Lincoln City, OR

(541) 351-8423
Email us (laura[at]rockyourworldgems[dot]com)

South Coast

Lake Of The Woods Lookout

Overview 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...

Agness, OR

541-247-3600

South Coast

Port Orford Heads Hiking Trails

An easy hike with exhilarating scenery around the headlands. There are several small trails to choose from, leading around what seems to be the edge of the world.  Looking onto the remnants of where the Coast Guard Lifeboats were launched,...

Port Orford, OR

800.551.6949

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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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5 Ways to Have Fun Social Distancing on the South Coast

Southern Oregon’s sea-stacked coastline will beguile you. Its beaches are never crowded. And as the tide recedes, dimpled patterns left in the sand invite you to wrinkle them up with your toes. The river mouths and estuaries play host to...
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Where to Find Fresh Produce and Fish on the Oregon Coast

Editor’s note: Note that masks are required at farmers markets and in indoor public spaces in Oregon. Check business hours and protocols before visiting. As the warm season settles in at the Oregon Coast, balmy weather sets the scene for...
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Events on the Oregon Coast

April 21, 2021

Calla Lillies Paint Event

999 N. Front Street, Ste. 117/115
Coos Bay, OR
April 21, 2021

Pony Village Mall Farmer’s Market

1611 Virginia Ave.
North Bend, OR
April 23, 2021

Calla Lillies Paint Event – Session II

999 N. Front Street, Ste. 117/115
Coos Bay, OR
April 24, 2021

Goldfish Paint Event

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

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