Things to Do in Bay City, 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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Bay City Skatepark

A little more “old school” than the Tillamook Skate Park, but definitely worth checking out for any skateboarder looking for a serious bowl to tackle. Or grab a pair of tennis rackets and hit the tennis courts for a friendly...

Bay City, OR
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Kilchis Point Reserve (Trails)

Managed by the Tillamook County Pioneer Museum, this easy two-mile stroll out to Tillamook Bay features three sections of interpretive trails highlighting Flora and Fauna, Native American Heritage, and Pioneer Settlement. At the end of the trail is an exquisite...

Bay City, OR

Email us (kilchispoint[at]wordpress[dot]com)

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Get’n Bit Guide Service LLC

Bay City, OR

(503) 300-0119
Email us (bakerjeff806[at]gmail[dot]com)

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Graham Slam Guide Service

6475 Seattle Ave
Bay City, OR

(503) 812-5553
Email us (ajgrahamfish[at]gmail[dot]com)

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Kilchis Point Reserve

located along Tillamook Bay in Bay City, Oregon. The Tillamook County Pioneer Museum (TCPM) owns, protects, maintains, and holds this land in the public trust. The history at Kilchis Point is long, rich and well documented. There are three sections...

Bay City, OR
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North Coast

Lee Darby’s Fishing

Lee Darby’s Fishing pride themselves on providing a fun adventure for all clients. Join Lee Darby’s Fishing for an adventurous Tillamook fishing trip on the Trask River, Wilson River, Nehalem River or Tillamook Bay for Tillamook king salmon and steelhead....

Bay City, OR

503.351.0547
Email us (ldarby2000[at]yahoo[dot]com)

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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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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