Things to Do in Gleneden Beach, 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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Central Coast

Salishan Golf Links

Experience and enjoy the challenges of Salishan Golf Links. Salishan Golf Links has been created in harmony with nature. The trees and coastal vegetation surrounding the areas of play are left as natural as possible. As on Scottish golf links,...

7760 N Hwy 101
Gleneden Beach, OR

541-764-3632
Email us (reservations[at]salishan[dot]com)

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Central Coast

The Adventure Collective

The Adventure Collective’s shop is the headquarters for the Aerial Park at Salishan and host to a number of brands dedicated to eco-friendly, social Good, and/or buy-it-for-life values.

7755 US-101
Gleneden Beach, OR

541-961-7140
Email us (theadventurecollective21[at]gmail[dot]com)

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Central Coast

Gleneden Beach State Recreation Site

It’s not your imagination … those really are seal heads peering at you from the surf! A short paved trail descends from the parking and picnic area through the shore pine forest to a soft sand beach flanked by crumbling...

Gleneden Beach, OR

541-265-4560

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Ship Watching in Astoria

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5 Winter Forest Walks on the Oregon Coast

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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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Hike and Chill on the Oregon Coast Trail

Pair your next epic adventure with a scoop of locally crafted ice cream. Ocean vistas appear just around the bend along the rugged Oregon Coast Trail, which spans the mouth of the Columbia River in the north and the state...
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Where to See the Eclipse on the Oregon Coast

Come for the celestial event of the year and stay for the magic of fall. When the sun and the moon align for an annular eclipse on the morning of October 14, 2023, Oregon Coast towns from Gleneden Beach on...
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