Things to Do in Winchester Bay, 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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Stockade Market & Tackle

The only place in Winchester Bay to buy your hunting and fishing licenses. Plus, we have bait, groceries, ice, beer & wine, Oregon products, bulk salt water taffy, shirts, hats, coats, marine supplies, rv supplies, crab ring rental, hardware and...

350 Beach Blvd.
Winchester Bay, OR

(541) 271-3800

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Big Dans Guide Service

PO Box 1426
Winchester Bay, OR

(503) 930-4054
Email us (pryor503[at]gmail[dot]com)

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Umpqua Beach #2 Day Use and OHV Staging Area

Located south of Winchester Bay, OR, this area is home to the tallest sand dunes in the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. Umpqua Beach #2 Day Use and OHV Staging Area provides parking and access for pedestrian beach access as...

Winchester Bay, OR
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Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area

The Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area beckons you to its warm and inviting sand dunes. Experience the Pacific Ocean on one side, a series of lakes on the other with a vast beach right in the middle. The wind-sculpted sand dunes...

Winchester Bay, OR

(541)271-3611

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Umpqua River Lighthouse

This lighthouse has a 65-foot tower, which started in 1890. It is located near Reedsport and Umpqua Lighthouse State Park. First illuminated in 1894, Umpqua River lighthouse gives off very distinct red and white flashes. Visitors can check out the...

460 Lighthouse Rd.
Winchester Bay, OR

(541)271-4631

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J. Standifer Guide Service

The Standifer family has over 80 years of fishing and boating experience. J. Standifer Guide Service began iwth one small charter boat and has since grown to three, ensuring they can offer continuous tours throughout the year. Choose J. Standifer...

Winchester Bay, OR

541-729-2482
Email us (jstandiferguide[at]gmail[dot]com)

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

Aug 8 - Aug 13, 2023

Dunefest

Winchester Bay, OR

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