Top Adventures in Port Orford

  • Bike the Wild Rivers Scenic Bikeway

    The Wild Rivers Scenic Bikeway starts and ends in Port Orford, and includes stops at Port Orford Heads, the Wild and Scenic Elk River, and Cape Blanco. It's a perfect ride for anyone looking to see the highlights of the section of coast around Por...

    60 miles 3000 ft gain

  • Hike the Port Orford Heads Trail

    The Port Orford Heads State Park comprises a drastically pronounced peninsula jutting out into the Pacific Ocean from the southern Oregon coast, providing breathtaking views both north to the Cape Blanco Lighthouse and south to Humbug Mountain and...

    1.3 miles 300 ft gain

  • Hike Humbug Mountain

    Starting out at the pullout on the highway across from the Humbug Mountain State Campground, follow the winding trail up through the forrest to the top of the mountain. There is a nice bench at the top for a snack (or a beer). The hike is fairly l...

    8.8 miles 1500 ft gain

  • Camp at Cape Blanco State Park

    Perched atop the cliffs of Cape Blanco, this is a small state park that features big views of the beautiful southern Oregon coastline. The trails to the beaches and the bluffs are mostly empty, and all of the campsites are very private, so if you’...

  • Tour the Cape Blanco Lighthouse

    Located at the state's westernmost tip and perched over the Pacific Ocean, the Cape Blanco Lighthouse was built and 1870 and features views up and down the rugged Oregon Coast. Managed by the Bureau of Land Management, tours cost $2 for adults (fr...

  • Explore Barley Beach

    It's a very uncrowded beach on the Southern Oregon Coast.  This is due to the fact that it is very far from a large population density area. This beautiful beach has miles of sand to explore. The further north you go on the beach, the less crowded...

  • Fat Tire Bike the Bandon State Natural Area

    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...

    3 miles 20 ft gain

  • Explore the Beaches of Bandon

    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...

  • Stand Up Paddleboard the Mermaid Riffle on the Rogue River

    The Rogue River is famous the world over for rafting and for its Steelhead runs, possessing a dramatic undeveloped canyon untouched by road and man, and being one of the Original 7 Wild & Scenic Rivers designed by Congress. And not only is it ...

  • Fly Fish the Rogue River at the Mermaid Riffle

    The Steelhead run on the Rogue River is famous the world over and for good reason. Like anywhere, local guides are the gatekeepers to the right spot and should be contacted accordingly.  Steelhead run December through March and Chinook April throu...

  • Hike Cape Sebastian

    A short hike on the southern Oregon Coast. It's a beautiful and scenic hike with amazing vistas of where the mountains meet the ocean.  The hike is not very difficult, unless you decide to hike down to the beach.  There are several vista points al...

    2.7 miles 718 ft gain

  • Mountain Bike Whiskey Run

    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 ...

    11 miles 400 ft gain

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