Things to Do in Pacific 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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Haystack Fishing

Haystack Fishing is the premier dory fishing charter company in Pacific City. Run by Joe and Wendy Hay, they will celebrate their 25th year silver anniversary in 2022. Haystack Fishing’s specialty is making dreams come true and creating memories that...

Pacific City, OR

503-679-9028
Email us (joe[at]haystackfishing[dot]com)

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Pacific City – Nestucca Valley Chamber of Commerce

Pacific City and the surrounding Nestucca Valley have become a destination point for vacationers looking for the best in outdoor recreation and a bit of indoor pampering. Located less than a two-hour drive from Portland, and hour from Salem. If...

35170 Brooten Road
Pacific City, OR

503-965-3633
Email us (pcnvchamber[at]gmail[dot]com)

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Adrift Angling

PO Box 1051
Pacific City, OR

(503) 929-6847
Email us (adriftangling[at]gmail[dot]com)

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Clay Myers State Natural Area at Whalen Island

The Clay Myers State Natural Area at Whalen Island is a remarkable place. A virtually untouched coastal estuarine ecosystem, it is bounded by the Sand Creek estuary. This is critically valuable habitat for adult salmon moving upstream to spawn and...

Pacific City, OR

503-842-3182

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TWIST Wine Company

TWIST Wine Company is the tasting room that showcases the wines made by Chenin and Sean Carlton. Their labels include Basket Case, Shy Chenin, Reversal & Stumbling Block – multiple labels for the multiple personalities of the wines they produce....

34930 Brooten Rd
Pacific City, OR

503-483-1240
Email us (chenin[at]twistwine[dot]com)

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eBike The Beach

Pacific City is one of only a couple places in Oregon where you can LEGALLY ride an e-bike on the beach. Come enjoy the majesty of the Pacific Ocean and our beautiful community. Wonder at the wildlife at Bob Straub...

Pacific City, OR

971-379-3876
Email us (info[at]ebikethebeach[dot]com)

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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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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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