Both red and white lights beam out from the Umpqua State Park Lighthouse, flashing their welcome to Winchester Bay, a crab-centric sea town located in the heart of the Dunes National Recreation Area. Enticements include dune riding, clamming/crabbing, whale watching, lake and ocean fishing, or simply relaxing on miles of pristine beaches.
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On the Road Scenic Byways Passing Near Winchester Bay
The Umpqua River Valley’s riches nurtured generations of traders, loggers and farmers. Its wealth of natural and historical treasures unfold as you wind through the Coast Range to the Pacific.
Yes, it’s possible to drive the entire Pacific Coast Scenic Byway in a single day — but you’ll want more time to experience the breathtaking viewpoints, stunning state parks and quaint coastal towns.