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Agate Hunting & Beach Combing
Agate Hunting & Beach Combing

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.


Biking
Biking
Website

U.S Highway 101 is a favorite for avid bicyclist. There are many options in Curry County, here are a few of the most popular:


Dolly Dock
Dolly Dock
205 Dock Rd, Port Orford, OR - (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 a crane. The boats are then housed on homemade dollies when not on the water. Catch glimpses of the fishermen bringing in their catch, or sit awhile and watch the Pacific storms come in..


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

Experience the wild side of the Rogue! Featuring a variety of trip lengths, experience dining up the river with a wide variety of wildlife to see.


Kiteboarding & Windsurfing
Kiteboarding & Windsurfing
Curry County, ORWebsite

Enjoy kiteboarding and windsurfing on the ocean at Pistol River, Port Orford and Floras Lake.


Photography
Photography
Curry County, ORWebsite

From the Redwoods to the Pacific Ocean Curry County is a photographer’s playground. Endless opportunities for a once in a lifetime shot are around every corner.


River & Ocean Kayak Tours (South Coast Tours)
River & Ocean Kayak Tours (South Coast Tours)
Curry County, OR - (541) 373-0487Website

Explore the beautiful Pacific Coast and the wild rivers of Curry County by kayak.


River & Ocean Kayak Tours (Wilderness Canyon Adventures)
River & Ocean Kayak Tours (Wilderness Canyon Adventures)
95825 N. Bank Pistol River Road, Gold Beach, OR - (541) 698-7439Website | Map

Explore the beautiful Pacific Coast and the wild rivers of Curry County by kayak..


Surfing
Surfing
Curry County, ORWebsite

Happening along almost every beach on the Curry Coast surfing is a big time activity. Weather permits for surfing year round.


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 River, ORWebsite | Map

Keep glancing out to sea any time you’re on a bluff hiking, biking, walking or driving, chances are 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
Birding
Birding
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Get out your binoculars and head out to explore! Curry County's unique habitats—from beaches and seastacks to forests and rivers—provide excellent opportunities for birding. Look for more than 400 species of seabirds, shorebirds, waterfowl, songbirds, raptors, and more!

Here is a checklist to the Birds of Curry County.





 


Foraging
Foraging
Curry County, ORWebsite

Curry County offers an abundance of foraging options from fiddleheads, a variety of berries, mint, onions, carrots, milkcaps, morels, boletes, matsutakes, chanterelles, truffles and many more. Purchase them at farmers' markets, enjoy them at the many restaurants that buy local or hunt for your own!


Gold Panning and Rock Hounding
Gold Panning and Rock Hounding
Curry County, ORWebsite

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 unique rocks. Everyone goes home with a treasure!


Hiking
Hiking
Curry County, ORWebsite

You can hike from California to Washington through Oregon. Known for our ocean side and forested trails, we accommodate both novice 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, OR - (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 County, ORWebsite

From the Chetco to the Elk River, Curry County offers avid hunters the opportunity to chase elk, deer, bear, cougar, turkey, grouse, wild boar and more.


Port Orford Heads State Park
Port Orford Heads State Park
Port Orford Hwy, Port Orford, ORWebsite | 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, Brookings, ORWebsite | 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 County, ORWebsite

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, OR - (541) 247-6911Website | Map

A nine hole, par 36, challenging course featuring 3,000 yards of golf. This beautiful course provides a fun golf outing for everyone.


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

This course was shaped by the natural terrain that it lies within. A full 18 hole course, the Salmon Run golfing experience is one that can’t be missed.

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


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


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


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


Fish Oregon
 - (541) 347-6338Website


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


Gold River Guides
 - (541) 661-0398Website


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Russell Fishing Company
 - (541) 254-0679Website


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


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


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


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


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