One of the Oregon Coast’s Best-Kept Secrets

Toledo, situated on a bend of the Yaquina River and surrounded by wooded hills, is just seven miles inland from the Central Oregon Coast. It’s a charming riverside enclave in the woods.

Once a bustling lumber mill town, Toledo still has a rugged edge. Industries today include everything from boat repair businesses and Port of Toledo facilities, which support the fishing industry, to a vibrant arts community featuring local artisans and crafters. It’s the only city on the Oregon Coast which has a downtown on a city street—not on a throughway or highway. Toledo’s waterfront retains its historical flavor with a strollable Main Street. Follow it past specialty shops, art galleries, gift shops with local wares, and a clay works studio to a fleet of fishing vessels moored at the road's end.

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Yaquina Pacific Railroad Historical Society

Learn about Toledo’s local railroad history at the Yaquina Pacific Railroad Historical Society, which hosts a collection of railroad artifacts, locomotives and antique rail cars. You can explore the town’s rail past through these displays, including a visit inside the...

100 NW A Street
Toledo, OR

541-336-5256
Email us (yprhs[at]peak[dot]org)

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Welcome to Main Street

A vibrant mural designed to capture Toledo’s logging and railroad history, as well as highlighting the foliage, animals and Toledo’s personality. Filled with iconography that represents the City of Toledo. Excerpt from PSAA: “The mural features all things Toledo. From...

363 N Main Street
Toledo, OR
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Michael Gibbons Signature Gallery

Michael Gibbons has been creating art of Newport, Toledo and other coastal communities of Oregon for decades. For nearly his entire life, he’s been creating art in some form. A well-renowned regionalist painter, his paintings have been showcased across the...

140 N.E. Alder St.
Toledo, OR

541-336-2797
Email us (michaelgibbonsart[at]charter[dot]net)

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Northwest Ecotours

Tour Oregon’s incredible intertidal areas with a local biologist or explore the coastal woods with a seasoned forager. If you’d like to add some seafood to that platter, consider a fishing or crabbing trip with Captain Greg Niles of All...

Toledo, OR

(541) 961-8037
Email us (nwecotours[at]gmail[dot]com)

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The Spirit of Toledo

“Toledo has played a very important role in Lincoln county history. There has been many different forms of industry pushing limits during that time. I tried to recognize the heritage in the history that makes Toledo what it is.” –...

199 SW Butler Bridge Rd
Toledo, OR
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Toledo Chamber of Commerce

Explore Toledo and discover its beauty, its culture, and its close-knit community. The city is located just 7 miles inland from the Central Oregon Coast, on Hwy 20 which is a scenic 10 minute drive from Newport, Oregon. You’ll find...

311 NE First
Toledo, OR

541-336-3183
Email us (director[at]toledooregon[dot]org)

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Toledo History Center

Settled during the homesteading days of the late 19th century, Toledo played an abbreviated role in U.S. airplane production during World War I and then thrived as a mill town until the middle of the 20th century. Visit the Toledo...

208 S Main Street
Toledo, OR

541-336-1203

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Toledo, As the Owl Flies

The Artist’s statement: I wanted the mural to have the feeling of putting Toledo on the map by representing the sensation of coming up on Toledo via the peaceful Bay Road that winds along the water from Newport to our...

423 NW A Street
Toledo, OR

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Toledo Chamber of Commerce

Physical: 311 NE First
Toledo, OR
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Toledo, OR

541-336-3183
Email us (director[at]toledooregon[dot]org)

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