Oregon Coast: Boardman State Scenic Corridor (South), Sept 2016

Rugged coastline, secluded beaches, and uncrowded trails on the southern Oregon Coast Distance: 7.5 miles as described below (longer and shorter hikes available) Type: out and back or shuttle Difficulty: generally easy (beware of poison oak!) Best season: all year By day six of our Oregon Coast vacation, the highlight of our trip had been …

Oregon Coast: Boardman State Scenic Corridor (North), Sept 2016

Rugged coastline, secluded beaches, natural bridges, and uncrowded trails on the southern Oregon Coast Distance: 8.75 miles as described below (longer and shorter hikes available) Type: out and back or shuttle Difficulty: generally easy (beware of poison oak!) Best season: all year Eighteen miles of the Oregon Coast Trail trail await the eager hiker at …

Oregon Coast: Cape Sebastian & Meyers Beach, Sept 2016

Commanding ocean views and long beaches await at Cape Sebastian State Scenic Corridor Distance: 3.8 miles from southern parking lot to Hunter’s Cove Type: out and back Difficulty: moderate by coastal standards due to 600′ elevation loss/gain (beware of poison oak!) Best Season: all year After a visit and short hike at Port Orford Heads, …

Oregon Coast: Bandon Sea Stacks & Old Town, Sept 2016

Lovely ocean beach with great sea stacks and a charming coastal town Distance: 9.0 miles roundtrip (shorter and longer options available) Type: out and back Difficulty: easy  Best season: all year (best at low tide) After a fantastic day hiking along the cliffs between Sunset Bay and Shore Acres, it was time to hit the beach. …

Oregon Coast: Shore Acres & Lighthouses, Sept 2016

Fantastic network of trails along ruggedly beautiful coastline and great local history Distance: 7 miles (longer and shorter options available) Type: loop or out and back (multiple options) Difficulty: easy with minimal elevation gain and great trail tread Best season: all year For those willing to make an excursion off the Oregon Coast Highway, the …