Things to Do in Reedsport, 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.

Photo: Erik Urdahl

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.

Find Activities on the Oregon Coast

Map

South Coast

Fawn Creek

A quiet undeveloped setting along the river with a small boat ramp providing access to the confluence of Fawn Creek and Smith River.

Reedsport, OR
Map

South Coast

Mindpower Gallery

An art gallery and retail store, with fine art and crafts.

417 Fir Ave. (Hwy 38)
Reedsport, OR

(541)271-2485
Email us (gallery[at]mindpowergallery[dot]com)

Map

South Coast

Bolon Island Tideways State Scenic Corridor

This park is a quiet place with a hiking trail that extends half way around the island. The shoreline along the Umpqua River side of the park has been home to hundreds of Double Crested Cormorants since 1988. The birds...

Reedsport, OR

541-271-4118

Map

South Coast

Rainbow Plaza Boat Launch

The Rainbow Plaza Boat Launch is located in downtown Reedsport 9 river miles from the mouth of the Umpqua River. The launch is recently-renovated and includes increased parking, upgraded launch and docks, restroom facilities, a boat wash, and a fish...

345 Riverfront Way
Reedsport, OR

541-271-3603
Email us (info[at]cityofreedsport[dot]org)

Map

South Coast

Driftwood Farms Yarn and Candle Co.

Find hand-dyed and hand-spun yarn and hand-poured soy candles at Driftwood Farms Yarn and Candle Co. The shop also hosts knitting and crochet, and other craft classes and workshops.

485 Fir Ave.
Reedsport, OR

541-361-6163
Email us (driftwoodfarmsyarnandcandle[at]outlook[dot]com)

Map

South Coast

Umpqua Discovery Center

Come inside the Umpqua Discovery Center on Reedsport’s riverfront and you’ll enter an exciting new world. You will be taken on a journey through time in the Tidewaters and Time cultural history exhibit. The adventure begins with the Kuuich Indians...

409 Riverfront Way
Reedsport, OR

541-271-4816
Email us (info[at]umpquadiscoverycenter[dot]com)

Travel Stories

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.
Read More

Travel Stories

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.
Read More

Travel Stories

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.
Read More

Travel Stories

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.
Read More

Travel Stories

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.
Read More

Travel Stories

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...
Read More

Events on the Oregon Coast

June 14, 2024 - June 16, 2024

Oregon Divisional Chainsaw Carving Championship

313 Rainbow Plaza
Reedsport, OR

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

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue to use this site we will assume that you are happy with it.