Oregon's South Coast
Find Adventure on the Southern Oregon Coast
Start your quest for adventure on the playground of the South Coast. Zoom through rolling sand dunes on a dune buggy ride, speed along on an ATV or shred the sandy slopes on a human-powered sandboard. Explore remote beaches, hidden wildlife refuges and the animated port towns at the mouths of scenic coastal rivers. No matter what kind of adventure you seek, you’ll find it on the Southern Oregon Coast.
Stories from the People’s Coast
Young or old, who isn’t enchanted by thousands of twinkling lights in the shape of animated orcas, leaping frogs, herons, seals and dozens of other creatures in an undersea garden? More than 50,000 visitors flock to Oregon’s South Coast each year to see the Holiday Lights at Shore Acres State Park (Nov. 28-Dec. 31) in Charleston, one of the biggest and longest-running events on the…Continue Reading
The oceans and mountains, rivers and lakes along the Oregon Coast range are magical places to wake up every morning on vacation. But have you ever dreamed of sleeping in a working lighthouse, on a houseboat, at the base of an epic peak or at a secluded riverside tree perch? How about a tiny house, a farm retreat and a B&B so close to the…Continue Reading
Driving to the South Coast from Roseburg and other cities along I-5 means you get to travel on Oregon Route 42, which leads to Bandon, or Oregon Route 38, which leads to Reedsport. This latter 66-mile corridor, also known as the Umpqua River Scenic Byway, is unendingly scenic, nestled between the dense Coast range forests and alongside the clear-flowing Umpqua River. Both routes are…Continue Reading