Things to Do in Myrtle Point, 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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Doerner Fir Trail

The Doerner Fir is the largest known Douglas Firin the world, it stands 329 feet tall and 11.5 feet in diameter. The 1/2 mile trail leading to the Fir takes you through one of the coast’s finest old growth forests....

Myrtle Point, OR

541-756-0100

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Amaze Zing Outdoor Game

Sometimes you never know when an amenity like Amaze Zing Outdoor Game pops out of nowhere. Right off the highway in Myrtle Point, this is a wacky one with an outdoor maze, an all-terrain mini-golf course, ball launchers and more....

1601 Stover Ln
Myrtle Point, OR

541-559-0091
Email us (amazezingfun[at]gmail[dot]com)

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Myrtle Point Chamber of Commerce

Myrtle Point is nestled in the foothills of Oregon’s coastal mountain range. Located just minutes from Pacific Ocean beaches and forested mountain peaks, this town is central to all of the beauty and activity of Oregon’s South Coast.

424 Fifth St.
Myrtle Point, OR

541-572-5200

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Sandy Creek Covered Bridge

Covered bridges are a special part of Oregon’s history. The Sandy Creek Covered Bridge, just west of the aptly named town of Remote, carried highway traffic across its 60-foot span until it was bypassed in 1949. Now it greets motorists...

Sandy Creek Covered Bridge
Myrtle Point, OR
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Hoffman Memorial State Wayside

Hoffman Memorial Myrtle Grove is a shaded glen canopied with spectacular myrtlewood trees. There's no drinking water at the park. The myrtlewood tree is a relative of the bay laurel. Many people cook with myrtlewood leaves in place of bay...

Myrtle Point, OR

800-551-6949

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Coquille Myrtle Grove – Heritage Tree

This grove of Oregon myrtle was protected by the Garden Club of Oregon through the "Save the Myrtlewood" campaign and given to the People of Oregon in 1949. The Garden Club started many conservation projects including "Don’t Be a LitterBug!"...

Myrtle Point, OR

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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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