THE EXPLORER'S GUIDE TO THE OREGON COAST
Eight of the Best Places for Wave Watching on the Oregon Coast
Eight of the Best Places for Wave Watching on the Oregon Coast
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Mammoth waves make Shore Acres State Park one of the top spots for wave watching on the Oregon Coast.
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... [read more]
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Coquille River Lighthouse near Bandon, Oregon.
Nine historic lighthouses along the Oregon Coast can still be viewed today and several are open to the public. Oregon's coastal lighthouses are visible links to the past, existing somewhere... [read more]
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Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area with the Yaquina Head Lighthouse is just over a 30-minute drive from Lincoln City.
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Lincoln City makes an ideal base to explore some of the top attractions on the Oregon Coast with easy day trips to lighthouses, natural wonders and scenic parks. With its abundance of lodging and dining options and easy day trips north and south, Lincoln City...
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If you want to know how to truly enjoy the Oregon Coast, take advice from an expert: a dog. No matter what the weather, there's no day better than today and there's no time better than now to get outdoors and enjoy the Oregon Coast's...
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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 sunset view from Heceta Head near Florence, Oregon
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Between Lincoln City and Florence, you'll find seven easily accessible viewpoints you shouldn't miss when traveling the Central Oregon Coast. Waves surge up a narrow channel in the rocky shoreline, exploding on the rocks into a fine mist and foamy cloud, then "whoosh!," a plume...
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Intertidal and near-shore rocks at Harris Beach State Park near Brookings.
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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 and secluded portions of the Oregon Coast lies between two of the coast's southern-most towns...
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