Things to Do in Myrtle Point, 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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Old Coos Bay Wagon Road

Of all the wagon roads that served Oregon’s earliest settlers, all but one are either abandoned or obliterated by modern highways — the Old Coos Bay Wagon Road (often called just "The Old Wagon Road"). Alone of Oregon’s earliest roads...

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Sandy Creek Covered Bridge

Covered bridges are a special part of Oregon’s history. The Sandy Creek Covered Bridge, just west of the aptly named town of Remote, carried highway traffic across its 60-foot span until it was bypassed in 1949. Now it greets motorists...

Sandy Creek Covered Bridge
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South Coast Water Trails

Engaging communities on the lower Coquille River to support a stewardship focused water trail from Umpqua River to Chetco River.

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Myrtle Point Chamber of Commerce

Myrtle Point is nestled in the foothills of Oregon’s coastal mountain range. Located just minutes from Pacific Ocean beaches and forested mountain peaks, this town is central to all of the beauty and activity of Oregon’s South Coast.

424 Fifth St.
Myrtle Point, OR

541-572-5200

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Coquille Myrtle Grove – Heritage Tree

This grove of Oregon myrtle was protected by the Garden Club of Oregon through the "Save the Myrtlewood" campaign and given to the People of Oregon in 1949. The Garden Club started many conservation projects including "Don’t Be a LitterBug!"...

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Coos County Logging Museum

Located in a historic building, housing photos and historic items that depict early day logging in Coos County. We feature the large hand carved Myrtle wood sculptures of Mr. Warnack. Find more information at the Oregon Encyclopedia. There is not...

705 Maple Street
Myrtle Point, OR

541-572-1014
Email us (Loisrr[at]aol[dot]com)

Trip Ideas & Itineraries

South Coast Kayaking 101

Along with the allure of the broad blue Pacific, water comes in many forms on the South Coast, from hidden coves and serene sloughs to wild rivers flowing through coastal forests. A nimble kayak gives you an immersive way to experience it all.

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Waterfall Hikes on the Southern Oregon Coast

Discover Trails to Nature’s Cascading Wonders Envision strolling through ancient forests, each turn unveiling another natural marvel. At the end of your stroll, imagine yourself at the foot of a glistening waterfall with the feel of mist on your face...

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3 Spring Break Trips on the South Coast

Take the whole family on a trip this spring break along the rugged shorelines of Oregon's Southern Coast. Historic towns like Coos Bay, Gold Beach and Brookings are perfect base camps to settle in and explore. Take your time and discover why families love this corner of the state in the springtime. Here are some of our favorite uncrowded beaches, places to see migrating whales, and mile after mile of breathtaking dune and forest adventures.

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Getting Away in Winchester Bay

With one of the tallest sand dunes in Oregon, exceptional crabbing, a classic Oregon lighthouse and forested trails galore, Winchester Bay has all the ingredients for a memorable coastal escape.

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The Science and Safety of Storm Watching

Experience the Power and Beauty of Coastal Storms on the Southern Oregon Coast Coastal storms are truly fascinating! In winter, the Southern Oregon Coast becomes a magnet for visitors eager to witness the aggressive power of nature. The relentless forces...

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A Restorative Romantic Getaway in Bandon

Sometimes you have to get away from it all to get back to what matters. Hugging the rugged, rocky cape where the Coquille River meets the Pacific Ocean, Bandon on the Southern Oregon Coast is definitely off the beaten path — but not so far off you can’t enjoy award-winning locally made cheeses, craft brews or world-class golf. A perfect place, in other words, to disconnect from the daily grind for some quality time with the person you care about most.

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