Things to Do in Elkton, 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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River’s Edge Winery

Founded in 2000 on the north bank of the Umpqua River, River’s Edge is dedicated to producing environmentally sustainable wine from extremely local grapes. All wines produced by River’s Edge are sourced from within the Elkton AVA.The tasting room that...

1395 River Dr
Elkton, OR

5415842357
Email us (colin[at]riversedgewinery[dot]com)

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Elkton Community Education Center, Butterfly Pavilion

Walk the trail through ECEC’s 4.5-acre native plant park and learn about Oregon’s multiple climate zones. Observe the life cycle of the native Monarch in the butterfly propagation pavilion and flight room. Stroll through the verdant flower and berry gardens...

15850 Hwy 38 W
Elkton, OR

541-584-2692
Email us (info[at]elktonbutterflies[dot]com)

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Brandborg Vineyard & Winery

Brandborg Vineyard & Winery grows and produces distinct, elegant Pinot noir and Alsace inspired white wines with pure varietal expression Terry and Sue Brandborg began their search for a cool, coastal climate terroir that would produce harmonious, distinct wines. Their...

345 1st Street
Elkton, OR

541-584-2870
Email us (info[at]brandborgwine[dot]com)

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Lexème

Lexème wines were launched in 2016 by winemaker Christopher Hudson and French-Swiss winemaker Monja Hudson-Desmeules. Tasting room opened in October 2017 in Elkton Oregon. Come by for a taste of remarkable wines and memorable moments.

325 2nd Street
Elkton, OR

541-802-6016
Email us (info[at]lexemewines[dot]com)

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Jody Smith Guide Service

Jody Smith was born and raised in Elkton Oregon hunting and fishing along the banks of the Umpqua River. His lifetime of experience in the outdoors has helped him become one of the most recognizable outdoor guides in the industry.

Elkton, OR

(541) 643-6258
Email us (donnahhsmith[at]hotmail[dot]com)

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Bradley Vineyards Tasting Room

Set at the top of the sloping vineyard, this quaint tasting room has a deck with a beautiful view of the vineyards and coastal mountain range. Tastings of estate wines, weddings & events, and overnight glamping accomodations in the cozy...

1000 Azalea Drive
Elkton, OR

541-584-2888
Email us (info[at]bradleyvineyards[dot]com)

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A Road Trip on the Three Capes Scenic Route

After a 10-year hiatus caused by mudslides, the Cape Meares Loop — part of the stunning Three Capes Scenic Route — is open once again. Take advantage of the reopening with a road trip along this 40-mile stretch, which connects Tillamook to Cape Kiwanda on the North Coast, and winds through forests and along cliffs with plenty of places to stop. Here’s what you can expect along the way.
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Accessible Adventures on the Oregon Coast

In 1967 Oregon Governor Tom McCall passed landmark legislation making the entire 363-mile Oregon Coast public, earning it the nickname “The People’s Coast.” In recent years, accessibility improvements have brought it even closer to that vision for adventurers of all abilities. Here’s what to know about how to take advantage of new developments at many destinations when planning a trip to the Oregon Coast.
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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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Events on the Oregon Coast

August 31, 2024 - September 1, 2024

Fort Umpqua Days

15850 Highway 38
Elkton, OR

The best place to go from hands-free to hands-on

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