Things to Do in Winchester Bay, 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.

Find Activities on the Oregon Coast

South Coast

Chinook Charters

Chinook Charters offers guided trips for ocean crabbing and rockfish, lingcod, halibut (call after May for information) and tuna trips (in Summer).

93762 Raymond Ln
Winchester Bay, OR

(541) 662-0964
Email us (Chinookcharters[at]live[dot]com)

South Coast

Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area

The Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area beckons you to its warm and inviting sand dunes. Experience the Pacific Ocean on one side, a series of lakes on the other with a vast beach right in the middle. The wind-sculpted sand dunes...

Winchester Bay, OR

(541)271-3611

South Coast

Dockside Gifts

Known for their freshly made fudge, Dockside Gifts is a gift, novelty, souvenir and fudge shop located in Winchester Bay.

120 Coho Point Loop
Winchester Bay, OR

(541)271-1210

South Coast

Windy Bay Books & More

Discover vintage books, new and used books, art exhibitions and poetry at Windy Bay Books. Enjoy fresh, free coffee while you peruse.

156 Bayfront Loop
Winchester Bay, OR

541-707-0797
Email us (windybayizzy[at]gmail[dot]com)

South Coast

Windy Bay Kite Depot

470 Beach Blvd.
Winchester Bay, OR

(541)361-6030

South Coast

Umpqua Lighthouse State Park

Umpqua Lighthouse State Park is located less than a mile from the famous Salmon Harbor on Winchester Bay. The campground and developed day use areas are centered around beautiful Lake Marie. Access to this small freshwater lake is provided for...

Winchester Bay, OR

541-271-4118

Travel Guides

Coastal Mountain Biking in Oregon

Carson Storch has ridden his mountain bike around the world, but the trails he’s most excited about? Those on the Oregon Coast. “It blew my mind what the terrain has to offer,” he says. The 27-year-old professional freeride mountain biker...
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Fall Wellness Weekend at the Coast

If you’ve ever felt like the ocean has healing powers, you’re not mistaken. The roar of the surf, blue horizon and heart-melting sunsets on the Oregon Coast are a balm for the soul, and sometimes a getaway is just what...
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Travel Guides

Guide to Paddling on the Coast

Whether it’s cruising through hidden coves in the ocean or paddling around a tranquil lake or estuary, you’ll get a chance to see wildlife and natural scenery that you just can’t find on land. Before you set out to navigate...
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5 Ways to Have Fun Social Distancing on the South Coast

Southern Oregon’s sea-stacked coastline will beguile you. Its beaches are never crowded. And as the tide recedes, dimpled patterns left in the sand invite you to wrinkle them up with your toes. The river mouths and estuaries play host to...
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Where to Find Fresh Produce and Fish on the Oregon Coast

Editor’s note: Note that masks are required at farmers markets and in indoor public spaces in Oregon. Check business hours and protocols before visiting. As the warm season settles in at the Oregon Coast, balmy weather sets the scene for...
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Bandon Dunes Unveils Sheep Ranch Golf Course

World-renowned Bandon Dunes Golf Resort is Oregon’s most-lauded golf experience with authentic Scottish-links-style play, set along a spectacular stretch of Pacific coastline. With its four celebrated 18-hole courses — Bandon Dunes, Bandon Trails, Pacific Dunes and Old Macdonald –– all...
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