(pictured) by Brookings is a wonderful spot to spend
the day. There is a state park located there as
well. In Brookings you will find a harbor,
seafood and gift shops and other things to see
- Visit the
multitude of lighthouses in the area, such as
Rogue Umpqua Lighthouse (pictured) and Cape Blanco, the oldest lighthouse on the Oregon
coast. Also consider Yaquina Head's lighthouse,
one of the most beautiful in America. Join other
visitors to the coast to catch a glimpse of the
gray whales on their yearly journey to the
lagoons of Mexico. Enjoy a more peaceful walk
along Blacklock Point, where you can almost feel
the spray of foaming ocean water crashing
against the luminescent cliffs of the South
Coast. Another lighthouse is the Heceta
Head Lighthouse, a fully functional lighthouse
built in 1894 and the brightest point on the
Oregon coast. Explore an isolated wilderness in
the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest amid
the backdrop of mountains, meadows, streams, and
lakes. See our
for all Lighthouses.
In the middle region
of Oregon coast
there are over 40 miles of coastline from
Florence to Coos Bay make up the Oregon Dunes
National Recreation Area. Other
and cities include Newport and Tillamook
which has some of
the best cheese in the country. Try a sample of
it as you pass through the town. Newport.
far north region, boasts historic charm
and examples of Victorian architecture. Stop in
at the se and imagine life for the
occupants over a century ago. A visit at
Christmastime provides you with the chance to
enjoy an old fashioned tea with traditional plum
pudding. T Seaside's famous promenade has
been visited by tourists for decades. Rest your
feet as you stare out at the churning eddies of
water. The Lewis and Clark Memorial statue marks
the end of the trail. Here you'll learn about
the history of their expedition and wander
around the reconstructed Fort Clatsop.
See our City
Section for Town/Cities and Area
Info in Southern Oregon. and visit our
Recreation Menu Tab above for more.
have a map below for the Southern Coast area
only at this time.
Photo 1: Harris Beach
Photo 2: Brookings
Photo 3: Rogue-Umpqua Lighthouse.
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