Things to Do in Brookings, Oregon

Whether you’re looking for epic coastal hikes, golfing by the ocean, surfing on a remote beach, or sand boarding a dune, you can find it all at the Oregon Coast.

Fishing in Brookings by Erik Urdahl

Whether you’re looking for epic coastal hikes, golfing by the ocean, surfing on a remote beach, or sand boarding a dune, you can find it all at the Oregon Coast.

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Russell Wilderness Outfitters

Russell’s Wilderness Outfitters has been a family-owned and operated Rogue Wilderness outfitter since 1964. Founded by Kern Grieve, sons Vernon and Donny were raised on the Rogue River, joined the tradition after they came of age, and have carried the...

Brookings, OR

541-661-4678
Email us (jessicarussellfishing[at]gmail[dot]com)

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Harris Beach State Park

Harris Beach was named after the Scottish pioneer George Harris who settled here in the late 1880s to raise sheep and cattle.  The park boasts the largest island off the Oregon coast.  Bird Island (also called Goat Island) is a...

Brookings, OR

541-469-2021

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Joe Whaley’s Guide Service

PO Box 7622
Brookings, OR

(541) 661-6555
Email us (joewhaley66[at]yahoo[dot]com)

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Easy Manor Park

The perfect neighborhood park for tikes, toddlers and grade-schoolers. Completely renovated in 2009, your children will love the state-of-the-art brightly colored playground area. The remodeled restrooms, benches, picnic tables and luxurious lawn area make Easy Manor Park the perfect spot...

Brookings, OR

541-469-1103

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Western Waters Guide Service

Western Waters Guide Service provides guided steelhead trips in Oregon and California. Fly Fishing for steelhead with a guide means you will be fishing the most effective techniques, in the right water, with local knowledge to your advantage. They specialize...

Brookings, OR

530-321-7452
Email us (wwgsflyfishing[at]gmail[dot]com)

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Chetco Community Public Library

Community public library in Brookings, OR.

405 Alder Street
Brookings, OR

(541)469-7738

Trip Ideas & Itineraries

Psychedelic Rhythms at Whiskey Run Trails

Who uses paper maps anymore? If you squint your eyes as you hold map up, you can kind of smell fish tacos coming off the griddle and sea air rolling in. Your hands are tired and there are little flecks of bark on your right shoulder from that near miss on your early morning ride. Brush those off before you go up to the bar, or they’ll start to worry about you.

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3 Perfect Days in Bandon, Oregon

Stretching over 350 miles, Oregon's coastline is immense and varied. With the rush of Portland and Vancouver residents who to head to the beach, northern beaches are often crowded and hectic. For those looking to escape the crowd and to create some new memories, consider driving a little further to the southern coast. We've put together a three-day itinerary for Bandon, Oregon, that's worth the mileage. Historic homes, empty trails, calm beaches, and sunsets that will leave you gobsmacked await!

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The Science and Safety of Storm Watching

Winter on the Oregon Coast is anything but boring. When powerful Pacific winds meet turbulent ocean waters, it’s a spectacular sight to witness. Tall waves crash into rocky cliffs and sandy shores, offering an awe-inspiring display by Mother Nature. And...

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Winter Fishing on the South Coast

Travis Bowman still remembers every detail of his first catch. It was a winter steelhead, landed in the lashing rain at Kimball Creek Riffle on the Rogue River. Even though he was only 7 years old at the time, he...

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Don’t-Miss Events on the Southern Oregon Coast

Young or old, who isn’t enchanted by thousands of twinkling lights in the shape of animated orcas, leaping frogs, herons, seals and dozens of other creatures in an undersea garden? More than 50,000 visitors flock to Oregon’s South Coast each...

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Yurts to Glamp In by the Beach

The kids are back at school and the campgrounds are finally quiet. It’s a great time to book a yurt, which makes for an easy and comfy (not to mention affordable) rest after a day of fresh coastal air. If...

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Events on the Oregon Coast

Jan 15, 2023

Bay Area Piano Quintet

Brookings, OR

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