Things to Do in Powers, 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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Marjorie & Merle’s Antiques

Find unique items at Marjorie & Merle’s Antiques.

PO Box 567
Powers, OR

(541)439-4155

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Powers Market

Located in the heart of Powers, Oregon Powers market has been family owned and operated since 1950. Stop by for all your shopping needs and don’t forget to try their famous pork sausage. Open daily 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

409 2nd Avenue
Powers, OR

541-439-2321
Email us (powers[dot]market[dot]inc[at]gmail[dot]com)

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Iron Mountain Trail

Iron Mountain Trail (#3389) is a difficult 1.6 mile hike. Set aside for its botanical qualities, over 300 species of flowering plants share their beauty throughout the summer season. Trail users have a rare opportunity to see 18 different plant...

Powers, OR
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Holland’s Shooters Supply

Holland’s Shooters Supply guarantees that its precision work will be the absolute best that your money can buy! No other service offers more than they do, and they never rush a job just to "get it done". Open Monday through...

711 H Avenue
Powers, OR

(541)439-5155

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Hanging Rock – Panther Ridge Trails

Panther Ridge Trail: Trail follows an old Native American travel corridor. Most of the trail follows Panther Ridge from Bald Knob to Buck Point. Approximately 95% of this trail is within the Wild Rogue Wilderness, and is closed to any kind...

Powers, OR

(541)618-2200

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Coquille River Falls Trail

Coquille River Falls Trail offers a 0.5 mile hike. This trail is maintained on an annual basis. Leaving the road, the trail switches back and forth through a stand of undisturbed Douglas-fir, hemlock, and Port-Ortford cedar. The trail ends at...

Powers, OR

541-439-6200

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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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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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