THE EXPLORER'S GUIDE TO THE OREGON COAST
The Wild & Wonderful Oregon Coast
The Wild & Wonderful Oregon Coast
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Roosevelt Elk at Haystack Rock in Cannon Beach
Widely known for its spectacular scenery, Oregon's coast is also a vibrant natural area and home to an amazing diversity of wildlife, especially in spring. Many visitors to the Oregon... [read more]
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Intertidal and near-shore rocks at Harris Beach State Park near Brookings.
A 30-mile stretch of highway between two of the Oregon Coast's southernmost towns packs a powerful punch of scenic attractions that shouldn't be missed. One of the most beautifully rugged... [read more]
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Visit Four Historic Lighthouses With Bandon as Your Base
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Using Bandon as a base, Oregon Coast visitors can easily tour four lighthouses on easy day trips that include some of the State's most beautiful stretches of coastline. The Oregon Coast's historic lighthouses are icons of the region's maritime past and they sit in some...
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Thousands of Common Murres crowd the near shore rocks of Chapman Point at the north end of Cannon Beach, Oregon.
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Spring is a great time to head to Cannon Beach to spot puffins, eagles, murres and more. Here's where to find them. Highlighted by the return of the comical Tufted Puffin each spring, Cannon Beach offers an amazing array of bird watching opportunities throughout the...
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Depoe Bay is home to the Whale Watching Center and a hot spot for whale watching on the Central Oregon Coast.
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You'll have one whopper of a fish story if you take the time to watch for the magnificent Gray Whales passing the Oregon Coast during one of their twice-yearly migrations. With a "whoosh" that can be heard from a half mile away, a Gray Whale...
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A Sitka Spruce tree flanks the trail at Oswald West State Park
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If lush forests are calling your name for a peaceful walk in the woods, it's time to grab your boots and hit the trails on the Oregon Coast. Spruce needles high above whisper in the wind as if in conversation with the ones crunching under...
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Mammoth waves make Shore Acres State Park one of the top spots for wave watching on the Oregon Coast.
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Oregon's rocky coastline makes a dramatic setting to watch sea meet shore with unfathomable force and there are several prime viewpoints to watch the action unfold. The Oregon Coast is no stranger to dramatic natural displays. Thundering waves crash with explosive power against sheer cliffs...
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