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We've put together some sweet foraging adventures on the South Coast with our partners at WildCraft. Grab your gloves and hiking boots and get planning!

The South Coast’s Do Not Miss List

Sometimes you just want to know which towns to visit, the best hikes and the coolest ways to explore the Dunes. Ask and you shall receive!

Trip Ideas & Itineraries

Yurts for Glamping on the Southern Oregon Coast

Camp in Comfort Glamping, a mashup for “glamorous camping,” is the perfect way to experience the great outdoors while still enjoying modern conveniences. Imagine waking up to the sound of birds chirping and ocean waves lapping against the shore, all...

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Make Plans for a Magical Mushroom Hunt on the South Coast 

Attention Mushroom Lovers!  Travel Southern Oregon Coast is partnering with WildCraft to offer six mushroom hunting adventures exploring the natural beauty and ecological wonders of the Southern Oregon Coast this coming fall.   What is WildCraft? A studio school based in...

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4 Wildflower Hikes on the South Coast

The unique landscape of the Southern Oregon Coast — where Pacific Northwest temperate rain forests transition into drier Northern California ecosystems — is a must-see for anyone interested in botany. It’s where the older, harder rocks of the Klamath Mountains meet the sandy sediment terraces rising from Pacific Ocean beaches, creating dramatic cliffs and unique soils where rare plants thrive. In April and May, enjoy the diverse ecosystems that flourish along the South Coast with wildflowers brightening Sitka spruce forests, wetlands and coastal meadows. Here are four off-the-beaten-path hikes to enjoy the springtime blooms.

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Two Perfect Nights in Reedsport for the Whole Family

Between the mighty Umpqua River and the roaring Pacific Ocean, Reedsport is rooted in Oregon's wild coastal bounty. On a two-night trip, the whole family can experience deep-sea fishing, get up close to marine wildlife and sit quietly with majestic elk in the early morning. Read on to get inspired for your next great adventure on the Southern Oregon Coast.

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Travels With Your Furry Friend

The Southern Oregon Coast welcomes you and your dog with open paws. Dog-Friendly Lodgings on the Southern Oregon Coast Oregon ranks as one of the most dog-friendly states in the United States, and with good reason. We have a large...

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Guide to Dungeness Crab on the Southern Oregon Coast

A table full of succulent Oregon Dungeness crab is a Northwest winter tradition. Sometimes Oregon’s commercial crab season opens as early as the beginning of December, which makes the sweet, delectable crustacean an easy choice for festive meals. In recent years, starting dates have often delayed into the new year — and the 2023 season is no exception. Don’t worry. Crab this good is worth the wait. Read on to learn why crab-season openers change and how to support local crabbers by buying from local seafood markets on the South Coast.

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Events What’s Going On

Whale watching voyages and seafood cook-offs, buggy expeditions on the dunes and surfing classes in the ocean. There’s always something to do on the Southern Oregon Coast.

Apr 21 - Aug 5, 2023

Circles in the Sand in Bandon

Bandon, OR
May 19 - Jun 3, 2023


North Bend, OR
Jun 3, 2023

Timberwolf – North Bend Concert Series

North Bend, OR
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