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Cedar Wetlands, cedar decking, Rockaway Beach, Oregon

5 Tips for Hiking this Spring

After experiencing some sunny weather on the Oregon Coast at last, it probably has you ready to break out your hiking boots, grab a water bottle and hit the trails for a chance to breathe in that fresh coastal air and witness the wonders of spring up close and...
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...
The Original Pronto Pup Rockaway Beach

A hotdog you can eat in the rain!

It was Labor Day Weekend, 1939. Husband and wife George and Versa Boyington were running their hotdog stand on the beach, selling juicy hot dogs to tourists and locals alike. It was a simple yet fun way to make a living. There was only one problem: when the rain came,...
Red seastar, Rockaway Beach, Oregon

Tide pooling this Spring in Rockaway Beach

Minus tides during the Spring offer some of the richest, most vibrant tide pooling opportunities all year long. These rare pockets of time do not last long, but are worth exploring the intertidal communities that thrive between the shore and the ocean. The very best...

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