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Winter steelhead fishing and clamming are popular winter activities on the Oregon Coast, but it doesn’t end there. Watch waves crashing at Shore Acres, visit museums or catch a show at a local theater, tackle the Oregon Dunes or roll the dice…

Activities: Beach, Dunes, Eat & Drink

The towns of Coos Bay, North Bend and Charleston, located on Highway 101 in the southern part of the state, are called “Oregon’s Adventure Coast” for a reason. Surrounded by thick forests and perched on an ocean bay, Coos Bay is the gateway to…

Activities: Fishing, Crabbing & Clamming

Most Pacific salmon fishing occurs April through November, and sport seasons are regulated for Coho and Chinook salmon by state and federal agencies. Check with the Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife for the most up to date recreation report…

Activities: Fishing, Crabbing & Clamming

Throughout the year low tides provide access to a bountiful resource; clams. A clam-digging adventure on the tidelands of Coos Bay can result in a tasty treat whether served in chowder, steamed or fried. The most common varieties found around the…

Activities: Beach, Lighthouses, State Parks & National Lands

A short spur off the Pacific Coast Scenic Byway, this route showcases a glorious stretch of coastline that includes six state parks, two National Wildlife Refuges, and America’s first National Estuarine Research Reserve.

Activities: Beach, Lighthouses, Scenic Drives, State Parks & National Lands

With so much to explore along the Southern Oregon Coast, we felt the need to create a series of itineraries to help Oregon Coast visitors make the most of their time here. Come explore Cape Arago Beach Loop and much more!

Activities: ATVing & Motorsports, Dunes, Eat & Drink, Fishing, Crabbing & Clamming, State Parks & National Lands

Early in 2011, we hosted our Chowder Bounty Travel Correspondent winner for a weekend of fun. Her job was to show up, have a great time, and share her experience. We hope her trip will inspire you to find your adventure here!

Activities: Birding, Kayaking, State Parks & National Lands, Walking & Hiking

Once you travel the Cape Arago Highway that skirts a lonesome and lovely section of the Southern Oregon coast, it may become a road once taken that you’ll never want to leave! It leads you past so many intriguing sights that you may well…

Activities: Beach, Eat & Drink

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