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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

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Central Coast

C&M Stables

Conveniently located southwest of Portland and just north of Florence, Oregon, C&M Stables offers a variety of horseback riding experiences for beginning, intermediate and advanced riders. Choose a horseback riding adventure that fits your style!

90241 Highway 101
Florence, OR

(541) 997-7540
Email us (office[at]candmstables[dot]com)

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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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North Coast

Green Acres Beach & Trail Rides

Enjoy a guided horseback ride on the Beach and Dune Trails of the Oregon Coast from a Summer Stable near Bob Straub State Park in Pacific City. Mountain Trail Rides are offered directly from Green Acres Beach & Trail Rides...

5985 Pacific Avenue
Pacific City, OR

541-418-2313
Email us (pcbeachrides[at]gmail[dot]com)

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North Coast

Siuslaw National Forest

Stretching from the lush forests of the coastal mountains to the unique Oregon Dunes and on into the beaches of the Pacific Ocean, visitors have a stunning choice of opportunities. One can find activities to suit every taste: from spectacular...

Beaver, OR

541-750-7000
Email us (r6_siuslaw_WWWeb_Front_Desk[at]fs[dot]fed[dot]us)

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South Coast

Pistol River State Scenic Viewpoint

Pistol River State Park is set in the dunes of the southern Oregon coast.  The river supposedly got its name when a militia soldier lost his pistol in the river during the infamous Rogue River Indian War.  In March of...

Gold Beach, OR

541-469-2021

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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

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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Travel Stories

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 Stories

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 Stories

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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Travel Stories

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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