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.

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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

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

Ridin’ Dirty ATV Rentals

Whether you’re a first time riding the dunes or you need a couple extra machines for your group, family-owned Ridin’ Dirty ATV Rentals has you covered. 

75293 US Hwy 101
Winchester Bay, OR

(541)817-7106
Email us (ridindirtyrentals[at]gmail[dot]com)

South Coast

Windy Bay Kite Depot

470 Beach Blvd.
Winchester Bay, OR

(541)361-6030

South Coast

Winchesterbay Charters

Winchesterbay Charters offers guided fishing trips along the Oregon coast and Umpqua River.

465 Beach Blvd.
Winchester Bay, OR

(541)361-0180
Email us (winchesterbaycharters[at]gmail[dot]com)

Travel Guides

Top 9 Hidden Adventures for 2021

Whether you’re the type who makes resolutions or not, the new year is an ideal time to think about goals and plans. To make sure you get your much-needed doses of natural wellness on the Oregon Coast, don’t forget to schedule getaways onto your calendar. While you’ll want to keep responsible travel in mind, these hidden coastal adventures are sure to keep you inspired all year long.
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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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