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Man with a crab pot, Rockaway Beach, Oregon

Spend Father’s Day Weekend in Rockaway Beach

Bring your Father to Rockaway Beach this year for a memorable weekend that he is sure to enjoy. There are so many special ways to spend an afternoon with your dad – from fishing and clamming, to catching a trip on the historic Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad. There...

Trash and Treasures

Vintage stores offer new thrills with antique items

Rockaway Beach stores aren’t the same old same old By Scott Gilbert updated 02/19/2021 Shopping for antiques is an endless source of surprises, and Rockaway Beach on the Oregon Coast offers sweet vintage shops just off the sand and surf. Trash & Treasures at 180...

Art gallery rings with sound of metalworking

By Scott Gilbert You can occasionally be surprised by objects that are washed ashore in Rockaway Beach — and you can always be surprised by the hand-made treasures you’ll find at Washed Ashore Arts, Crafts & More, a shop where dozens of vendors share space with a...

Phyllis Baker Park, Rockaway Beach, Oregon

Best Places to Enjoy a Picnic

In honor of National Picnic Day on April 23, grab your favorite picnic basket and fill it with delicious finger foods, sandwiches, and beverages for a picture-perfect day in Rockaway Beach. Whether you’re under the trees, next to the water, or on the beach, picnics...

Emily G. Reed Shipwreck

Rockaway Beach’s Titanic: The Emily G Reed

After a tumultuous winter, one of Rockaway Beach’s oldest and rarely-seen residents decided to make herself known for the first time in nearly a decade. The remnants of the Emily G. Reed, a 215-foot sailing vessel that ran aground 109 years ago was made visible nearly...

Couple kayaking, Rockaway Beach, Oregon

Adventures this Spring Break

Spring Break is nature’s way of letting you blow of a little steam before summer hits. It’s a chance to hit the breeze, stop and smell the roses and relax for the sake of relaxing. If you’re planning a trip to Rocakway Beach this Spring Break, don’t forget to try some...

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Rockaway Beach Oregon

Visitors Center at the Wayside
Look for the Red Caboose!

103 1st Ave
Rockaway Beach, OR 97136

Visit Rockaway Beach Office At City Hall

276 US-101, Rockaway Beach, OR 97136

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