Things to Do in Sixes, 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

Cape Blanco State Park

Cape Blanco is the most southern of Oregon’s lighthouses, and is the westernmost point in Oregon. Proposed in 1864, it was the first lighthouse in the state outfitted with a first-order Fresnel lens in 1870. The first-order lens was replaced...

Sixes, OR

541-332-2973

Featured

Map

South Coast

A&T Myrtlewood

Showcasing products made from the famous Oregon myrtlewood, A&T Myrtlewood is an alluring stop on the Port Orford to Bandon Art Trail. The shop is home to handcrafted wood carvings, cribbage boards, pineneedle baskets and more. Featured artists include wildlife artist...

45683 US-101
Sixes, OR

(541) 348-2586

Map

South Coast

Hughes House

The Patrick and Jane Hughes house was built in 1898. This is a Queen-Anne Victorian style house and is now a museum. The museum is open from April to October and is full of the Hughes family history. Just down...

91816 Cape Blanco Road
Sixes, OR

541-332-0248
Email us (Info[at]CapeBlancoHeritageSociety[dot]com)

Map

South Coast

Pioneer Cemetery

Pioneer Cemetery is located within Cape Blanco State Park. 

Cape Blanco Rd
Sixes, OR

(541) 332-0521
Email us (Info[at]CapeBlancoHeritageSociety[dot]com)

Map

South Coast

Edson Creek

Located on the fork of Edson Creek and Sixes river, this site is a popular swimming and fishingdestination. The boat launch area provides accessto the river for small boats. There are four groupsites that provide a picnic and camp area...

Sixes, OR

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

Travel Stories

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...
Read More

Travel Stories

Where to See the Eclipse on the Oregon Coast

Come for the celestial event of the year and stay for the magic of fall. When the sun and the moon align for an annular eclipse on the morning of October 14, 2023, Oregon Coast towns from Gleneden Beach on...
Read More

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.