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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Bob Straub State Park

This park is located in Pacific City and provides beach access, parking and restrooms. It's a nice place to go for a walk on the beach and explore the Nestucca sand spit. The Nestucca River is legendary for 50 pound...

Pacific City, OR

503-842-3182

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Connect Outfitters

A day of fishing is more than just catching that next great fish. It’s about creating experiences that connect us to one another, to nature and everything around us. Pulling from these experience Connect Outfitters focused on ensuring your day...

Pacific City, OR

503-308-1448
Email us (rob[at]connectoutfitters[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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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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Josh Putman Guide Service

Josh and Jenna Putman have a beautiful Learned Dory boat named the Fish Whistle that we’re launching off the beach daily in Pacific City to go crabbing, fishing and sightseeing with top of the line gear, tackle and bait. Join...

Pacific City, OR

(503) 708-1141
Email us (josh-fisherman[at]hotmail[dot]com)

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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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Events on the Oregon Coast

July 19, 2024 - July 21, 2024

Pacific City Dory Days

Kiawanda Community Center
Pacific City, OR

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

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