Oregon Coast Adventures and Recreational Activities
Beaches & Parks, Fishing, Hiking, Sightseeing and Shopping
Central Oregon Coast Beaches & Parks
Agate Beach State Park, Newport, Oregon - Diggers, this park's for you! Also known as a surfers paradise, if you plan to visit prime Newport attractions like the Oregon Coast Aquarium and Hatfield Marine Science Center, you must stop in for a refreshing picnic at Agate Beach. View more information here.
Beverly Beach State Park, Newport, Oregon - Beverly Beach is popular for a reason! Like magic, a well-known walkway goes under the highway and emerges to the long expanse of sandy beach extending from Yaquina Head (you can see the lighthouse from here) to the headlands of Otter Rock.View more information here.
D River State Park, Lincoln City, Oregon - The shortest river in the world, the D River flows a mere 120 feet from Devils Lake into the roaring ocean. The park is right off the highway with easy access to a busy, and reliably windy, beach. D River Wayside is home to a pair of the world's largest kite festivals every spring and fall which gives Lincoln City the name Kite Capital of the World.View more information here.
Oregon Coast Sport Fishing
Small Stream Outfitters, Newport and Lincoln City, Oregon - Small Stream Outfitters has been helping beginning and expert anglers alike catch fish since 1997. We are full service Sportfishing Guides and Outfitters offering guided trips for Salmon, Trout and Steelhead in local rivers around Lincoln City and Newport. Some of these famous streams include The Siletz and Nestucca Rivers. We also guide smaller creeks in the area and can arrange for eco-tours, crawdadding, and whitewater float trips. To learn more about our services read our Rates and Bookings page, learn more about the Fish We Chase and the Rivers We Fish. We also keep current fishing reports from Oregon on our Blog.
Breathtaking Hikes At The Oregon Coast
Hiking Trails, Newport and Lincoln City, Oregon - This strip of the beautiful Oregon Coast contains some breathtaking views and very fun hikes. From Drift Creek Falls to the short but exciting Hatfield Marine Science Center Estuary Trail, this is an excellent area for amateur and experienced hikers alike. A list of trails can be found here. A wonderful book on Oregon Coast trails is 100 Hikes Oregon Coast & Coast Range.
Learn more about the Newport Area - from DiscoverNewport.com This web site contains great information on Beaches, Fishing and Crabbing, Arts and Lodging in the Newport Area.
Oregon Coast Aquarium, Newport, Oregon - The Oregon Coast Aquarium is a wonderful sight to see on any visit to the Oregon coast. Dive in to the "Passages of the Deep", a 200-foot glass underwater tunnel that travels through three ocean habitats. Outdoors, rugged cliffs, caves and pools showcase fish and invertebrates of Oregon's coast.
Yaquina Bay Lighthouse, Newport, Oregon - The historic Yaquina Bay Lighthouse sits on a bluff at the mouth of the Yaquina River. It was built in 1871 and retired in 1874 (3 years). The lighthouse was officially restored as a navigational aid in 1996. Admission is free and features a 20 minute video. The lighthouse is open Mon. to Thurs. from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Private tours and weddings can be arranged upon request.
Oregon Coast Shopping
Factory Outlets, Lincoln City Oregon - The Tanger Outlet in central Lincoln City is located at 1500 SE East Devils Lake Road
Lincoln City, OR 97367, P: (541) 996-5000, F: (541) 996-5002. It features a wide variety of stores and famous brands at discount prices include Nike, Bass, Bath and Body Works, Big Dogs, Carters, Columbia Sportswear, Gap, Eddie Bauer and many others. They are open Sunday from 10:00am - 6:00pm and Monday - Saturday, 10:00am - 8:00pm
Newport's Historic Bayfront, Newport Oregon - The Newport Historic Bayfront District features a variety of lodging options, shops, and restaurants. Favorite activities of travellers include visiting Wax Works, Ripley's Believe it or Not, and The Undersea Gardens. Visitors also enjoy walking the docks and purchasing fresh fish or crab from the commercial fleet. Don't forget that Newport is also known as the Dungeness Crab Capital of the World. Finish your day off with a trip to one of many bayfront restaurants including Moes, The Whale's Tail and Rouge Brewery.