Port Orford

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Port Orford offers some of the best of Oregon’s spectacular southern coast, from awe-inspiring seascapes to mountain hiking trails and winding rivers. Visitors will find an active arts community, plus charming gift shops and restaurants featuring fresh local seafood. The port of Port Orford is one of only six “dolly” ports in the world where working fishing boats are lifted into and out of the water every day. Just a few miles north of town is the Cape Blanco Lighthouse, the oldest and most westerly lighthouse in Oregon.

 

Oregon Coast

Port Orford is located in Oregon Coast, home to 363 miles of secluded beaches, sand dunes, crashing waves, lighthouses and towering forests.

This area includes the nearby subregion: Wild Rivers Coast.

Nearby cities are: Gold Beach, Bandon, Charleston, and Coos Bay.

an ItineraryA Journey Through the Wild Rivers Coast

by Emily Forsha / June 26, 2014

Choose your own level of adventurein this fun-filled itinerary that showsoff some of the best that the Southern Oregon Coast has to offer. You’ll get your fill of adventure,beautiful scenery and an Oregon Coast experience you won’t…

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an Oregon StoryDip Your Paddle into Summer

by Eileen Garvin / July 15, 2013

If your idea of off-the-beaten track involves water, put sea kayaking on your summer fun list. Paddle along Oregon waterways to see the hidden home of birds, wildlife and natural landscapes that can’t be explored in any other way. Tour companies…

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an Oregon StoryRoad Trip: Wild Rivers Coast Farm Tour

by Gary Hayes / March 11, 2016

While most travelers rarely linger along the 27-mile stretch of Highway 101 between Bandon and Port Orford, anyone interested in agritourism or farm fresh foods should slow down and discover some of the delicious local attractions on the Wild Rivers…

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an Oregon StoryShaping Surfboards With a Sense of Place

by Jon Shadel / February 25, 2016

Ask anyone seduced by the foamy crash of the surf, and they’ll tell you that it’s hardto stay in one place something about the ocean’s churning rhythm takes hold of your soul and won’t easily let it settle. But for many, this all…

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Find things to see and do In Port Orford

  1.     Attractions
    1.     Amusement Parks
    2.     Aquariums & Zoos
    3.     Art Galleries & Studios
    4.     Casinos
    5.     Movies and TV filmed in Oregon
    6.     Museums & Interpretive Centers
    7.     Outdoors & Nature
    8.     Performing Arts
    9.     Shopping
    10.     Theater
    11.     Tour Companies & Guides
  2.     Recreation
    1.     Birding
    2.     Camping
    3.     Cycling
    4.     Fishing
    5.     Golf
    6.     Guides & Charters
      1.     Back Country Guides
      2.     Bicycle Guides
      3.     Charter Boats
      4.     Fishing Guides
      5.     Hunting Guides
      6.     Jet Boat Charters
      7.     Outdoor Guides
      8.     Whitewater Guides
    7.     Hiking
    8.     Indoor Sports
    9.     Jet Boating
    10.     Kayaking
    11.     Rafting
    12.     Snow Sports
    13.     Sustainable Travel
    14.     Winter Wonders
  3.     Eat & Drink
    1.     Artisan Producers
    2.     Beer & Breweries
    3.     Cideries
    4.     Coffee & Tea
    5.     Culinary Experiences
    6.     Distilleries
    7.     Farmers' Markets
    8.     Farms & Farm Stays
    9.     Oregon Food Trips
    10.     Picking & Foraging
    11.     Ranches & Ranch Stays
    12.     Restaurants
      1.     American
      2.     Asian Fusion
      3.     Cajun / Creole
      4.     Chinese
      5.     French Bistros
      6.     Greek
      7.     Irish
      8.     Italian
      9.     Japanese
      10.     Latino
      11.     Mediterranean
      12.     Pacific Northwest
      13.     Pizza
      14.     Seafood
      15.     Southern
      16.     Thai
    13.     Seafood
    14.     Wineries & Wine
  4.     Oregon Heritage
    1.     Covered Bridges
    2.     Ghost Towns
    3.     Heritage Areas
    4.     Heritage Museums
    5.     Indian Country
    6.     Lighthouses
    7.     Old West & Oregon Trail
  5.     Natural Wonders
    1.     Bodies of Water
      1.     Lakes & Reservoirs
      2.     Rivers
      3.     Waterfalls
    2.     Forests, Parks & Refuges
      1.     National Forests & Parks
      2.     National Wildlife Refuges and Areas
      3.     State Parks
    3.     Mountains & Hills
  6.     Events
    1.     Animal & Agriculture Events
    2.     Culinary Events
    3.     Cultural Heritage Events
    4.     Exhibit & Lecture Events
    5.     Fairs & Festivals
    6.     Flower & Garden Events
    7.     Oregon Food Trips
    8.     Performing Art Events
    9.     Snow Sports
    10.     Sports Events
    11.     Visual Art Events
    12.     Volunteer Events
  7. All Places to Stay
  8.     Lodging
    1.     Bed and Breakfasts
    2.     Boutique Hotels
    3.     Farm or Ranch Stay
    4.     Glamping or Tree Houses
    5.     Hostels
    6.     Hotel / Motel
    7.     Resorts
    8.     Vacation Rentals
  9.     RV Parks
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