Things to Do in Seal Rock, 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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Indulge Sweets

A small boutique confection shop located on the Oregon Coast in Seal Rock, Oregon.

10181 NW Pacific Coast Hwy
Seal Rock, OR

541-563-2766
Email us (indulgesweets13[at]gmail[dot]com)

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Brian Booth State Park (Beaver Creek)

Bring your binoculars and your camera: Beaver Creek State Natural Area is a place to see nature up close. Whether you hike through upland forest or paddle through the lush marsh, signs of life abound. Just minutes from Highway 101,...

Seal Rock, OR

541-867-7451

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Terry M Burbee – Guides & Charters

Seal Rock, OR

541-563-2666

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Brian Booth State Park

Brian Booth State Park, also known as Ona Beach, was renamed by the Oregon State Parks and Recreation Commission in 2013 to honor the first chairperson of the original commission (1990-97). The park is a fine, forested ocean flat now...

Seal Rock, OR

541-867-7451

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Brian McEneny Woodcarving Gallery

Fluid, graceful dolphins, cavorting seals, magnificent orcas, impressive bears… These are but a few of the lifelike marine and wildlife wood sculptures you’ll find at Brian McEneny Woodcarving Gallery. Brian works with a variety of beautiful wood including Red Cedar,...

10727 Highway 101
Seal Rock, OR

541.563.2452

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Ocean Beaches Glassblowing & Gallery

Ocean Beaches Glassblowing & Gallery’s main focus is hand-blown glass. Their blown glass Floats are their most popular items, available in a huge variety of colors, sizes and styles. Bob’s blown glass lamp shades have become the most requested item...

11175 NW Pacific Coast Hwy
Seal Rock, OR

541-563-8632
Email us (bob[at]oceanbeachesglass[dot]com)

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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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