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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Anadromous Anglers

Anadromous Anglers provides guided fly fishing for steelhead on the scenic and productive rivers surrounding Portland, Oregon.

Pacific City, OR

(949) 547-3818
Email us (hunt4steel[at]gmail[dot]com)

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Cape Kiwanda

Cape Kiwanda is a hotbed of activity, and also has one of the most unique beaches along the Tillamook Coast. It’s been called the most “dog-friendly” beach around – partially due to miles and miles of sand to run around...

Pacific City, OR
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Pacific City Fly Fishing & Guide Service

Pacific City Fly Fishing & Guide Service is known as the “biggest little fly shop” on the Oregon Coast. They have been providing quality fly fishing tackle at low prices and professional guide service for over ten years on the...

Pacific City, OR

(541) 921-1276
Email us (jackpcff[at]aol[dot]com)

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Green Acres Beach & Trail Rides

Enjoy a guided horseback ride on the Beach and Dune Trails of the Oregon Coast from a Summer Stable near Bob Straub State Park in Pacific City. Mountain Trail Rides are offered directly from Green Acres Beach & Trail Rides...

5985 Pacific Avenue
Pacific City, OR

541-418-2313
Email us (pcbeachrides[at]gmail[dot]com)

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Mark Lytle’s Pacific City Fishing

Mark Lytle provides excellent fishing opportunities as a professional guide using the historic Dory boat in Pacific City, Oregon. Fish for ling cod, dungeness crab, salmon and bottom fish off stunning Cape Kiwanda.

Pacific City, OR

(503) 351-9019
Email us (mark[at]pacificcityfishing[dot]com)

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The Science and Safety of Storm Watching

Winter on the Oregon Coast is anything but boring. When powerful Pacific winds meet turbulent ocean waters, it’s a spectacular sight to witness. Tall waves crash into rocky cliffs and sandy shores, offering an awe-inspiring display by Mother Nature. And...
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Take a Guided Tour on the Oregon Coast

In addition to guides providing a wealth of knowledge to enrich your experience, tour operators also provide a safe way to try something new or, if you’re a pro, allow you to leave your gear at home. Hiring a guide also helps ensure that you’re visiting responsibly. “Outfitters and guides tend to take very good care of their natural resources that they’re operating in,” Lacey says.
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How to Visit Oregon’s Coastal Tide Pools

If you’ve ever wanted to experience the underwater world of the Pacific Ocean but prefer to stay onshore, the Oregon Coast’s tide pools are a must-see. These rocky pools of seawater along the shoreline — accessible at low tide — are teeming with aquatic life: colorful starfish, spiky sea urchins and otherworldly sea anemones.
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Top 9 Hidden Adventures for 2021

Whether you’re the type who makes resolutions or not, the new year is an ideal time to think about goals and plans. To make sure you get your much-needed doses of natural wellness on the Oregon Coast, don’t forget to schedule getaways onto your calendar. While you’ll want to keep responsible travel in mind, these hidden coastal adventures are sure to keep you inspired all year long.
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Coastal Mountain Biking in Oregon

Carson Storch has ridden his mountain bike around the world, but the trails he’s most excited about? Those on the Oregon Coast. “It blew my mind what the terrain has to offer,” he says. The 27-year-old professional freeride mountain biker...
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Fall Wellness Weekend at the Coast

If you’ve ever felt like the ocean has healing powers, you’re not mistaken. The roar of the surf, blue horizon and heart-melting sunsets on the Oregon Coast are a balm for the soul, and sometimes a getaway is just what...
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