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 Beach #2 Day Use and OHV Staging Area

Located south of Winchester Bay, Oregon, 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

541-271-6000

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Umpqua River Lighthouse Museum

Inside the Umpqua River Lighthouse Museum you’ll find hundreds of documents, photographs, and artifacts that illustrate the story of the Umpqua River Lighthouse from its early existence as a Lifesaving Station to the U.S. Coast Guard station that sits on...

1020 Lighthouse Rd
Winchester Bay, OR

541-271-4631

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Winchesterbay Charters

Winchesterbay Charters offers guided fishing trips along the Oregon coast and Umpqua River.

465 Beach Blvd.
Winchester Bay, OR

(541)361-0180
Email us (winchesterbaycharters[at]gmail[dot]com)

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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

Trip Ideas & Itineraries

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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Art in Unexpected Places on the South Coast

While there’s no shortage of art galleries and museums on Oregon’s South Coast, many of the region’s finest works of art are out on display in public for all to see. Many of these works are found on the Oregon Coast Public Art Trail, a fantastic resource for finding public art across the region. From carvings to murals, here are a few spots on the South Coast where you’ll find art where you least expect it.

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Snow Peak Explores the Southern Oregon Coast

Heal and Restore Your Soul in the Great Outdoors Snow Peak, a cult outdoor brand rooted in the idea of gathering people together in the great outdoors, firmly believes time spent outside restores the human spirit. Embodying this philosophy, a...

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5 Fall Hikes on the Southern Oregon Coast

Consider the Path Less Traveled Most coastal trails are open year-round, but fall is an especially excellent time to be on the coast. The sun is shining, the air is crisp, the temperatures are moderate, the fog has lifted, and...

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