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UPCOMING EVENTS

May 26, 2017 - May 28, 2017 -
Azalea Festival


Coastal LegendsJune 19, 2017 - June 20, 2017 - 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Coastal Legends


July 14, 2017 - July 16, 2017 -
25th Annual Southern Oregon Kite Festival


Sept. 9, 2017 - 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gold Beach Brew & Art Fest

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Recreation

The Coast Of Cool
Agate Hunting & Beach Combing
Agate Hunting & Beach Combing
Curry CountyWebsite

From Cape Blanco to Harris Beach State Park, our Coast is known for agates in outstanding size and enormous quantities. The variety in sea glass colors is unmatchable. Some of the best treasures found are Japanese glass floats, sand dollars and ambergris.


Bigfoot Searching
Bigfoot Searching
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The public forest, especially the area by Agness, is well known for Bigfoot sightings. Rent a cabin or a campsite and be prepared!


Dolly Dock
Dolly Dock
205 Dock Rd, Port Orford - (541) 332-7121Website | Map

This working port is home to the only 'dolly dock' on the West Coast, where vessels are launched and retrieved using the crane, and housed on homemade dollies when not fishing. Catch of glimpse of the fishermen bringing in their catch, or sit awhile and watch the storms come in. Unique, interesting, and part of the history of the oldest coastal town in Oregon, Port Orford.


Jet Boat Excursions
Jet Boat Excursions
29985 Harbor Way - Just off of Highway 101, Gold Beach - (800) 451-3645Website | Map

Experience the wild side of the Rogue! Featuring trips short to long, with upriver dining, a wide variety of wildlife to see, incredible views and an unforgettable adventure up the “Wild & Scenic” Rogue River.


Kiteboarding & Windsurfing
Kiteboarding & Windsurfing
Curry CountyWebsite

Pistol River, Port Orford and Floras Lake.
The freedom to fly comes in waves. On the ocean or on a lake, you’ll find the ride of your life at one of the many popular locations along the coast to catch some air.


Photography
Photography
Curry CountyWebsite

From the Redwoods to the Sea…
It's senses overload in this photographers playground. Endless opportunities for once in a lifetime shots are around every corner. Our highways offer convenient pullouts allowing you to take your time and get the perfect shot.


River & Ocean Kayak Tours (North Half of the Curry Coast)
River & Ocean Kayak Tours (North Half of the Curry Coast)
Curry County - (541) 373-0487Website

Explore the beautiful Pacific Coast by kayak. If you think the shore is beautiful by land, wait until you see a different perspective of the the northern half of the Curry County coast and its beautiful rivers.


River Rafting (Chetco River) and Ocean Kayaking (Southern Half of the Curry Coast)
River Rafting (Chetco River) and Ocean Kayaking (Southern Half of the Curry Coast)
95825 N. Bank Pistol River Road, Gold Beach - (541) 698-7439Website | Map

Whether it’s an overnight tour, fishing your way through the saltwater arches or paddle boarding the Samuel Boardman Scenic Corridor, this is the experience every nature and adventure enthusiast is looking for. One to three day rafting trips up the Chetco River. Also offers coastal kayaking trips.


Sprockets on the Rocks
Sprockets on the Rocks
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U.S Highway 101 is a favorite for avid bicycling enthusiasts. In addition to the scenic coastal highway, there are four routes from easy to extreme:


Surfing
Surfing
Curry CountyWebsite

Happening along every beach on the Curry Coast.
The surf is up and our beaches are world renowned for their consistent surfability and reliable temperament. Families and surf clubs gather on our Coast to catch some epic waves.


UFO Sighting
UFO Sighting
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Curry County ranks third in the state for flying oddities. With 67 UFO sightings per 100,000 people, Curry County ranks high amongst Oregon counties for spotting unidentified flying objects. Come pitch a tent and stargaze into the night sky, but be prepared if one of the stars change shape!


Whale and Storm Watching
Whale and Storm Watching
Cape Sebastian on Hwy 101, Between Hunter Creek and Pistol RiverWebsite | Map

You can just keep glancing out to sea every time you’re on a bluff hiking, biking, walking or driving. Chances are excellent that you’ll eventually spot a plume of water spouting from a blowhole. Many whale watching hot spots are equipped with a "Whale Watching Spoken Here" trained volunteer during the busy seasons to answer questions and help spot the migrating whales.

Scenery Of Significance
Foraging
Foraging
Curry CountyWebsite

Mushrooms or edible flowers and ferns, Curry County offers an abundance in fiddleheads, a mass variety of berries, mint, onions, carrots, milkcaps, morels, boletes, matsutakes, chantrelles, truffles and many more varieties. Purchase them at farmers' markets or enjoy them at the many restaurants that buy local.


Gold Panning and Rock Hounding
Gold Panning and Rock Hounding
Curry CountyWebsite

On the beach or up a hidden creek, Gold Beach got its name for the generous amount of gold being panned out the black beach sand that exposes itself all throughout Curry County.

Care to read more about panning for gold? Scroll to the Curry County section. Pans can be purchased at the Rogue Outdoor Store in Gold Beach.

All of the ocean beaches are great places to search for fossils or unusual rocks. Everyone goes home with a treasure!


Hiking
Hiking
Curry CountyWebsite

You can hike from California to Washington through Oregon. Known for our oceanside and forested trails, we are a draw to both passive and avid hiking enthusiasts. From the Redwoods, to the sea, our hiking trails lead you into the beauty and serenity that is available year round.


Horseback Riding
Horseback Riding
Pistol River - (541) 247-6423Website

Horses love surf and sand, and when your horse loves something, you know the ride will be a good one. Whether on your own horse or rented, riding along the coast is sublime because of the choice of scenery and trails.


Hunting
Hunting
Curry CountyWebsite

From the Chetco to the Elk River, Curry County is the touted destination for avid hunters in search of elk, deer, bear, cougar, turkey, grouse, wild boar and more. Be sure to get a hunting license!


Port Orford Heads State Park
Port Orford Heads State Park
Port Orford Hwy, Port OrfordWebsite | Map

Hike to the headlands and enjoy a a near 360 degree view of the ocean. This park is adjacent to the historic Port Orford Lifeboat Station and Nellie's Cove (hike the Cove Trail for a breathtaking view of Nellie's Cove and Port Orford).


Sam Boardman Parkway
Sam Boardman Parkway
US Highway 101, BrookingsWebsite | Map

A 12 mile long coastal park encompassing arch rocks, natural bridges, viewing areas, and parks. This is a coastal must see!


The Mighty Redwoods
The Mighty Redwoods
Curry CountyWebsite

Majestic Redwoods can be found along the Winchuk and Chetco Rivers, the two rivers the farthest south in Curry County. Alfred A. Loeb State Parkand the River-Siskiyou National Forest are home to the County's Redwoods. These giants have canopies that host their own ecosystems and they have a rich life history thousands of years old.

Golf Courses
Cedar Bend Golf Course
Cedar Bend Golf Course
34391 Cedar Valley Rd, Gold Beach - (541) 247-6911Website | Map

Nine hole, mentally engaging course features 3,000 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 36. The short layout will reward good shots and provide a fun golf outing for everyone.


Salmon Run Golf Course
Salmon Run Golf Course
99040 South Bank Chetco River Rd, Brookings - (541) 469-4888Website | Map

Guides & Charters
Anderson's Guide Service
P.O. Box 90, Gold Beach - (541) 247-0420Website | Map


Bruce Craviotto's Salmon Specialist
 - (541) 913-3759Website


Bud's Guide Services & Charters
94313 Wedderburn Loop, Gold Beach - (541) 373-3864Website | Map


Cast Guide Service
P. O. Box 3261, Arbor - (541) 698-7029Website | Map


Chris Young Guide Services
P.O. Box 247, Wedderburn - (541) 247-8115Website | Map


Crumley's Guide Service
Gold Beach - (541) 698-8338Website


Early Fishing
15510 Winriver Rd, Brookings - (541) 469-0525Website | Map


Fish Oregon
 - (541) 347-6338Website


Five Star Charters
Port of Gold Beach, Gold Beach - (541) 247-0217Website | Map


Gene Garner
 - (541) 290-1915Website


Gold River Guides
 - (541) 661-0398Website


Greg Eide Guide Service
Gold Beach - (541) 247-2608Website


Helen's Guide Service
Gold Beach - (541) 247-2441Website


Jack Hunt Guide Services
34361 Oak Flat Rd, Agness - (541) 247-6198Map


Lynn Hescock Guide Service
32040 Watson Ln, Gold Beach - (541) 247-7397Website | Map


Mark VanHook Guide Service
 - (541) 247-6702Website


Memory Makers Guide Service
P.O. Box 1519, Gold Beach - (541) 247-1515Website | Map


Nichols Guide & Charter
 - (541) 982-4339Website


Ocean Charter Fishing
16408 Lower Harbor Rd, Dock D10, Brookings - (541) 698-7029Website | Map


Ocean Fish Charters
16340 Lower Harbor Rd, Brookings - (541) 661-9918Website | Map


Rogue River Guide Service
94245 Sixth St, Gold Beach - (541) 698-7480Website | Map


Ross Bell Guide Service
 - (541) 247-2149Website


Russell Fishing Company
 - (541) 254-0679Website


Sam Waller
 - (541) 247-6676Website


Steelblue Chameleon Lodge
94893 Elk River Rd, Port Orford - (541) 332-3140Website | Map


Terry Kennedy Fishing Guide Service
 - (541) 247-9219Website


Tidewind Sportfishing
16368 Lower Harbor Rd, Brookings - (541) 469-0337Website | Map


Travis Bowman Rogue River Guide Service
Gold Beach - (541) 373-1647Website


Wild Rivers Fishing
600 Easy St, Brookings - (541) 813-1082Website | Map

Grande Parks
Alfred A. Loeb State Park
North Bank of Chetco River Rd, Brookings - Reservations forWebsite | Map

Quiet, shady park on a great fishing river. 48 camp sites do not require reservations, however the reservations are required for the three cabins.


Azalea State Park
Azalea State Park
640 Old Country Rd, Brookings - (541) 469-1103Website | Map

See a summer concert. Get married. Have a reunion. Stroll leisurely through the gardens of azaleas that have thrived here since the 1805-1806 wintering of Lewis & Clark. Let the kids play in the playground while you picnic creekside, under the willow trees. Whether you want to engage in a game of baseball or relax in the serenity of acres of breathtaking beauty, Azalea park in Brookings is a must see, and smell!


Cape Blanco State Park
Cape Blanco Rd, off US Hwy 101, Port Orford - (800) 551-6949Website | Map

Stand on the westernmost point of mainland United States! Popular lighthouse, historic attributes, and camping.


Harris Beach State Park
US Hwy 101, Brookings - Reservations: 8Website | Map

Popular coastal park with sea stacks and sand beach. Yurts, tents and RVs.


Humbug Mountain State Park
US Hwy 101, Port Orford - (800) 551-6949Website | Map

Wooded, coastal park rich in history. Be sure to drive north of the park and check out the view between the park and Port Orford. Camping allowed.


Pistol River State Park
US Hwy 101, Gold Beach - (800) 551-6949Website | Map

Sand dunes parallel the ocean as the Pistol River meets the Pacific Ocean. Great for agate hunting.


Port Orford Heads State Park
Port Orford Hwy, Port Orford - (800) 551-6949Website | Map

Unbelievable panoramic views as you stand on the headlands. Visit Nellie's Cove and see Humbug Mountain in the distance. A lot of historical attributes at this park as well.


Samuel Boardman State Scenic Corridor
US Hwy 101, Brookings - (800) 551-6949Website | Map

Twelve mile coastal park with scenic viewpoints for 'Arch Rock', 'Natural Bridges', and many, many breathtaking sights.