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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FishWhackers Guide Service

FishWhackers Guide Service has over 40 years fishing experience. They offer guided fishing trips for Spring and Fall salmon, pink fin perch and sturgeon on the Umpqua, Coos, Siuslaw, Columbia and Willamette rivers.

Winchester Bay, OR

541-844-5920

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Dockside Gifts

Known for their freshly made fudge, Dockside Gifts is a gift, novelty, souvenir and fudge shop located in Winchester Bay.

120 Coho Point Loop
Winchester Bay, OR

541-271-1210

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Umpqua Lighthouse State Park

Umpqua Lighthouse State Park is located less than a mile from the famous Salmon Harbor on Winchester Bay. The campground and developed day use areas are centered around beautiful Lake Marie. Access to this small freshwater lake is provided for...

Winchester Bay, OR

541-271-4118

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Ridin’ Dirty ATV Rentals

Whether you’re a first time riding the dunes or you need a couple extra machines for your group, family-owned Ridin’ Dirty ATV Rentals has you covered. 

75293 US Hwy 101
Winchester Bay, OR

541-500-0744
Email us (ridindirtyrentals[at]gmail[dot]com)

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Umpqua Beach #3 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 #3 Day Use and OHV Staging Area provides parking and access for pedestrian beach access as...

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Ocean Obsession Guide Service

Ocean Obsession Guide Service offers guided fishing adventures for bottom fish, salmon, halibut, tuna and crabbing out of Winchester Bay and Charleston.

Winchester Bay, OR

541-662-1293
Email us (dmmorrow5[at]gmail[dot]com)

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Family-Friendly Things to Do on the Southern Oregon Coast

Discover Out-of-the-Ordinary Adventures, Tailored to Your Child’s Distinctive Taste Visitors flock to the Southern Oregon Coast for its scenic drives, ocean adventures, and beach fun—classic coastal living. But dig deeper, and you’ll uncover a treasure trove of unconventional attractions, perfect...

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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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