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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

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

Central Coast

Newport Aquatics Center

The Newport pool is a year-round indoor swimming facility. The pool offers recreational swimming, swim lessons, lap swims, water fitness, special event swims, swim team, and pool rentals. The heated indoor pool is 25 yards, eight lanes, an activity pool...

169 SW Coast Hwy
Newport, OR

(541)574-0603

South Coast

Snow Camp Lookout

Overview Snow Camp Lookout sits at the peak of Snow Camp Mountain at an elevation of 4,223 feet, offering guests spectacular panoramic views of the surrounding area. The fire lookout is the most recent of three structures built atop Snow...

Gold Beach, OR

541-247-3600

South Coast

Coquille Community Swimming Pool

The Coquille Community Pool is an outdoor 25-yard swimming pool, it is heated to 86 degrees. Water depth ranges from zero entry to 4 feet. The Pool also features a current channel, water slide, and fountain toys. Program offerings include...

117 N. Birch
Coquille, OR

(541)396-6574
Email us (ccp[at]cityofcoquille[dot]org)

South Coast

Loon Lake Recreation Site

OverviewLoon Lake is a popular recreation area 20 miles east of Reedsport, Oregon. It boasts one of the coast’s finest campgrounds with a warm, sandy beach. The lake is perfect for swimming, fishing and water skiing. Campsites, some of which...

Reedsport, OR

541-599-2254

North Coast

Oswald West State Park

Stretching along four miles of coastline in dense, temperate rainforest, Oswald West State Park has a beautifully secluded sandy beach and miles of trails leading to breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean.  This vast, scenic treasure is without a doubt...

Arch Cape, OR

503-368-3575

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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Travel Guides

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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Travel Guides

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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Travel Guides

Bandon Dunes Unveils Sheep Ranch Golf Course

World-renowned Bandon Dunes Golf Resort is Oregon’s most-lauded golf experience with authentic Scottish-links-style play, set along a spectacular stretch of Pacific coastline. With its four celebrated 18-hole courses — Bandon Dunes, Bandon Trails, Pacific Dunes and Old Macdonald –– all...
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Events on the Oregon Coast

December 3, 2020

Yachats Big Band Dance

441 Hwy 101 N
Yachats, OR
December 4, 2020

Santa’s Parade through Empire

500 Newmark Ave.
Coos Bay, OR
December 5, 2020

Restaurant O presents Silver Oak Cellars Virtual Wine Dinner

260 S. Broadway
Coos Bay, OR
December 20, 2020

Yachats Open Mic Night

220 Hwy 101 S
Yachats, OR

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