THE EXPLORER'S GUIDE TO THE OREGON COAST
The Wild & Wonderful Oregon Coast
The Wild & Wonderful Oregon Coast
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Visit Four Historic Lighthouses With Bandon as Your Base
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... [read more]
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A Sitka Spruce tree flanks the trail at Oswald West State Park
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... [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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Ochre Sea Star surrounded by Giant Green Anemones, Coralline Algae and a Leather Chiton.
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Oregon's seven Marine Gardens are state protected natural areas that offer tidepool exploring at some of the most accessible intertidal areas on the Oregon Coast. Where Oregon's rocky shores meet the ocean, a fascinating eco-system of colorful and bizarre creatures can be observed as daily...
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Peter Iredale Shipwreck, Fort Stevens State Park
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Astoria's historical attractions shine a beacon on the events and characters that shaped this important West Coast seaport founded in 1811. It was the terminus of the Lewis and Clark expedition and later Oregon's first boom town, a hub for fur traders and a port...
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