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  • Lakeside, Oregon

    Hike the John Dellenback Dune Trail

    1 mi / 100 ft gain
    I think the greatest appeal of the John Dellenback area is its diversity.  The varied coastal ecosystems, including a creek and forest with moisture-loving souls like the newts and gigantic slugs contrasts significantly with the expansive sand dunes just beyond the edge of the tree line.  In one ...
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  • Winchester Bay, Oregon

    Paddleboard Lake Marie at the Umpqua Lighthouse State Park

    The Umpqua State Lighthouse is an emerald gem of Oregon Coastal perfection: dense forest intermingled with lakes and streams spill out onto a massive dune system that plays gatekeeper to the Umpqua River as it empties into the roaring Pacific Ocean.  Lake Marie sits nestled in the heart of the pa...
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  • Coos Bay, Oregon

    Hike through Golden and Silver Falls State Natural Area

    4.5
    3 mi / 570 ft gain
    Getting here was half the adventure. Google led us in quite the wrong way. Whatever you do, approach this park from Allegany, outside of Coos Bay. From Allegany there are signs to the park. The road is about 9 miles from here. Drive until the road dead ends with cement blocks. Here you will have ...
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  • Coos Bay, Oregon

    Photograph Shore Acres

    If you find yourself in or around Coos Bay in Oregon, don't miss the opportunity to witness the most dramatic wave action you'll ever see. These gigantic waves are just mesmerizing! Shore Acres State Park is on the Cape Arago Hwy, 13 miles southwest of Coos Bay/North Bend and U.S. Highway 101. Th...
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  • Bandon, Oregon

    Mountain Bike Whiskey Run

    11 mi / 400 ft gain
    The Whiskey Run mountain bike trail system features 9 interconnected trails of varying degrees and difficulty that can be added together to create at least an 11 mile loop. There are 6, 9, and 11 mile loops for beginner, intermediate and advanced riders. There are two main parking areas for the t...
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  • Mapleton, Oregon

    Hike to Sweet Creek Waterfall

    4.8
    2.2 mi / 100 ft gain
    Make sure you add this hidden gem to your waterfall chasing plans on your road trip to Oregon. This underrated Oregon waterfall is the perfect hike for the entire family. The trail offers four different falls from 10-30 feet high. The trail slowly climbs 2.2 miles through a beautiful thick forest...
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  • Reedsport, Oregon

    Kentucky Falls Trail

    5.0
    3.72 mi / 778 ft gain
    Kentucky Falls Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Mapleton, Oregon.
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  • Bandon, Oregon

    Explore the Beaches of Bandon

    4.8
    Bandon, Oregon, located on the Southern Oregon coast, is about 90 miles north of the California border and about five hours south of Portland. In other words, it's just far enough away so that it has not become a touristy, seaside destination. And that's good news for all of us.This sleepy seasid...
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  • Bandon, Oregon

    Fat Tire Bike the Bandon State Natural Area

    3 mi / 20 ft gain
    The Bandon State Natural area is a wide, mostly undeveloped section of the South Coast that is perfect for beachcombing, exploration, and fat tire biking with fun driftwood for tricks and jumps along with large flat shallow areas extending far out into the ocean.  Sure you will get wet and always...
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  • Florence, Oregon

    Explore Heceta Head Lighthouse State Scenic Viewpoint

    5.0
    1 mi / 150 ft gain
    At the mouth of Cape Creek sits a beautiful cove with one of the best views in Oregon. Above the sandy beach and sea stacks, rises the Heceta Head Lighthouse, a 100-year-old+ structure that's been laboriously restored and kept in working condition. At night, this quiet piece of the Oregon coast g...
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  • Yachats, Oregon

    Heceta Head Lighthouse to Hobbit Beach

    5.0
    3.76 mi / 1040 ft gain
    Heceta Head Lighthouse to Hobbit Beach is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Florence, Oregon.
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  • Florence, Oregon

    Photograph Neptune State Park Scenic Viewpoint

    5.0
    This state park, just off the 101 near Florence, Oregon, is a cool spot to turn out and check out! Great place to just stop and watch the waves crashing into the rocks as well as all the different wildlife in the area.  If you walk further south, Cummins Creek flows into the ocean. Also not to b...
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  • Florence, Oregon

    Hike the Captain Cook Trail

    5.0
    0.75 mi / 50 ft gain
    The Oregon cost is some of the most dramatic coastline in the Western United States, and the Cape Perpetua Scenic Area hosts an array of unique features arches, chasms, and blowholes like Thor's Well. The Captain Cook Trail is a quick way to take in some of the best features of the Scenic Area, a...
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  • Florence, Oregon

    Catch the Sunset at Thor's Well

    4.5
    First check out the tide books and find out when low tide is. At low tide, head to Cape Perpetua State park about 2 miles South of Yachats.Park at the Captain Cook Trail Head and head down the trail South to the tide pools. Look for a hole or well in the rock with plumes of spray shooting up with...
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  • Yachats, Oregon

    Hike the Cooks Ridge Trail at Cape Perpetua Scenic Area

    5.0
    6.5 mi / 1500 ft gain
    If you've set up camp at Perpetua Campground, head out toward the Cape Perpetua Visitors Center, head east along the Cooks Ridge Trail. After 3.75 miles and 1500ft elevation gain, head south and then west along the Cummins Creek Trail, eventually ending up at the ocean along Neptune State Scenic ...
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  • Lincoln County, Oregon

    Amanda's Trail

    5.0
    6.05 mi / 1483 ft gain
    Amanda's Trail in Lincoln County, Oregon, is a well-known hiking route. The trail spans approximately 6.05 miles, making it a moderate hike suitable for most fitness levels. The trail is marked by a variety of natural features, including a dense forest canopy, a variety of local flora and fauna, ...
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Camping and Lodging in Lakeside

Eel Creek Campground
North Bend, Oregon

Eel Creek Campground

Oregon Dunes KOA Holiday
North Bend, Oregon

Oregon Dunes KOA Holiday

Spinreel
Reedsport, Oregon

Spinreel

Bluebill Campground
North Bend, Oregon

Bluebill Campground

Wild Mare Horse Camp
Horsfall Beach Road

Wild Mare Horse Camp

Horsfall
Horsfall Beach Road

Horsfall

Guides, Insights and Stories from Lakeside

Wild Rivers, Wild Seas: 72 Hours of Winter Adventure on Oregon’s Lost Coast

Wild Rivers, Wild Seas: 72 Hours of Winter Adventure on Oregon’s Lost Coast

Josiah Roe

Rumpl Chillmono Limited Edition Review

Rumpl Chillmono Limited Edition Review

Nina Noel