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. Nearby Cape Blanco Lighthouse is 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: Langlois, Gold Beach, Bandon, and Charleston.

an Oregon StorySeek Out Adventure in Port Orford

by Gary Hayes / July 27, 2016

Battle Rock Park in Port Orford beckons to visitors passing through this little town with its beautiful view of a curving beach and coastline, near-shore rock formations and towering Humbug Mountain rising up at the edge of the shoreline some five…

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an Oregon StoryRejuvenating Escapes to the Banana Belt

by Jen Anderson / November 15, 2016

Whenever stress hits hard this time of year, we look outward to the beauty around us. With its mild climate, the unspoiled, uncrowded Oregon South Coast known as the Banana Belt of the region is the perfect remedy to whatever’s ailing you.…

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an Itinerary6 Great Hikes on the Wild Rivers Coast

by Gary Hayes / August 16, 2016

Trails through lush rainforest emerge to stunning ocean views and wild crashing waves, but there’s much more awaiting hikers on the South Oregon Coast. You can climb to the top of a forest-covered peak that plunges nearly 1,800 feet into the…

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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.     Oregon Winter Trips
    12.     Rafting
    13.     Snow Sports
    14.     Sustainable Travel
  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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