Things to Do in Agness, Oregon

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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Rogue Coast Sport Fishing

You’ll find the Rogue River to be one of the best salmon and steelhead fishing rivers in the world making them a thrill to catch as well as top-notch table fare. You will experience outstanding year-round salmon and steelhead opportunities...

Agness, OR

541-425-7210
Email us (roguecoastsportfishing[at]gmail[dot]com)

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Lower Rogue River – Foster Bar Trailhead

Bulletin boards are provided on site. Provides access to:  Lower Rogue River Trail #1160 which accesses Wild Rogue Wilderness. Facilities No picnic table No fire pit No drinking water Vault toilet No garbage disposal – Please pack it out

Agness, OR

541-247-3600

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Mule Creek Canyon

Mule Creek Canyon is a narrow half-mile section of the Wild and Scenic Rogue River, offering the longest continuous whitewater with class III rapids. The canyon is surrounded by beautiful vertical rock walls.Notable rapids in Mule Creek Canyon include Jaws,...

Agness, OR
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Illinois River West Trailhead

There is a registration board and access to undeveloped campsites at Oak Flat. Provides access to:  Illinois River Trail #1161 Facilities No picnic table No fire pit Horse Corral No drinking water Vault toilet No garbage disposal – Please pack...

Agness, OR

541-247-3600

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Wild Rogue Wilderness

The United States Congress designated Oregon’s Wild Rogue Wilderness in 1978 and it now has a total of 35,806 acres—approximately 27,111 are U.S. Forest Service lands and 8,600 are Bureau of Land Management (BLM) lands. The legislation assigned the U.S....

Agness, OR

541-247-3600
Email us (BLM_OR_MD_Mail[at]blm[dot]gov)

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Agness-Illahe Museum

The Agness-Illahe Museum preserves the cultural history of the indigenous peoples and continues to gather information and historical data. The museum’s exhibits include Petroglyphs, Native American Artifacts, Civilian Conservation Corps displays, Fishing collections, a Teammates of Bob Doer collection, as...

34470 Agness-Illahe Road
Agness, OR

541-247-2014
Email us (info[at]agnessmuseum[dot]com)

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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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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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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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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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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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