3 Days of Adventure in Port Orford

No matter the season, Oregon’s pristine coastline draws visitors from all around the world. One of the most unsung, uncrowded and unspoiled areas is the small town of Port Orford, a bustling fishing harbor that’s recently become a playground for outdoor enthusiasts.

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Port Orford

Port Orford is a small, artistic fishing town in the Southern Oregon coast where the mountains and the forests meet the ocean. The oldest platted town site on the Oregon coast, the most westerly city in the continental U.S.

In Port Orford, halfway between Bandon and Gold Beach, you’ll find everything you’re looking for. From spectacular seascapes and mountain hiking trails with panoramic vistas, to art galleries and an authentic Victorian mansion. With ocean, lake, and river fishing, boating and kayaking, and absolutely perfect wind sailing conditions. But here, there’s a difference. You dont have to push you way through traffic jams or clogged sidewalks to enjoy it. 

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