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Best Places to Take a Walk in and Around Rockaway Beach

There are many ways to get outside and enjoy the sunshine and fresh coastal air and perhaps none are as enjoyable as simply going for a walk. Whether for health reasons or just to enjoy the natural world around you, walking brings people together and has been proven...

5 Can’t-Miss Adventures in Rockaway Beach this Summer

Just when you think the rain will never leave, the clouds part and the sun shines down on its favorite little beach town: Rockaway Beach. Everything looks brighter in the sunshine, and with it means the return of visitors and beach-lovers looking to soak it all in. ...

Trains: A Long-Standing Tradition

Is there anything more simultaneously romantic and haunting than the lure of a steam whistle? With Memorial Day past, the historic steam train operated by Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad is a daily occurrence in Rockaway Beach, and you can often hear the whistle long...

Tidepooling Do’s and Don’ts this Summer

The Oregon Coast is going to be experiences some “big” low tides this summer. There’s nothing quite like a beach visit during an extreme low tide; suddenly a place you’ve always known looks and feels entirely different and enchanting. Areas of sand and rock that go...

Nature Preserve Walkway Grand Opening June 15

Phase 1 of the Rockaway Beach Nature Preserve boardwalk is complete, and the city is hosting a “grand opening” on June 15 at 10 a.m. at the Nature Preserve trailhead, located off Hwy 101 just north of Washington St. in Rockaway Beach. This preserve began...

Pet-Friendly Adventures in and around Rockaway Beach

Sure, you love visiting the beach in your free time but your dog might love it even more than you do! Rockaway Beach is a particularly favorite spot for our furry friends. It probably has something to do with seven miles of beaches, wide open parks with plenty of room...