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Shell on the beach, Rockaway Beach, Oregon

Eight Tips for Better Beach Combing

Whether you’re already an avid beachcomber, or you just like to stroll along the coast line and get your feet wet, everyone loves finding those little gems that wash ashore on the beach. It could be sea shells, agates, beach glass or something else entirely. Here are...
Six Tips for Flying a Kite

Six Tips for Flying a Kite

Flying a kite is fun, relaxing and even therapeutic. And, it’s perfect for all ages because it doesn’t require a lot of physical endurance. All you need is a sturdy kite, good wind, open space and a sense of humor. At Rockaway Beach, we can supply you with those first...
Christine Hannegan, artist, Rockaway Beach

Support Local Artists all over Rockaway Beach

Just north of Rockaway Beach in Nehalem, the Tillamook Regional Medical Center is hosting their annual Art for the Heart exhibit. Local artists from all over the Tillamook Coast donate work to be used in the display at North County Recreation District. If you’ve never...
Tips for pets on Rockaway Beach

Beach Safety for Dogs

The beach is not just a favorite spot for people – you will often find dogs roaming, running, plunging into the waves and sunbathing. Dogs love a trip to the beach as much as we do, this much is true. Who wouldn’t love wide, open spaces, sunshine, and endless...
Visitor photographing Twin Rocks, Rockaway Beach, Oregon

The Great Backyard Bird Count

The Great Backyard Bird Count is a fun, easy, and important week that encourages bird watchers of all skill levels to get outside and count some birds. Every year, this event helps create a real-time snapshot of bird populations across the country. And the best part...
Metal detecting at Rockaway Beach, Oregon

Metal Detecting:
Sleuthing Through the Sands of the Tillamook Coast

Buried treasure, the legendary riches hidden by pirates, is a part of mythical lore. According to popular belief, pirates buried their stolen fortunes in remote places for safekeeping. For the most part, this tends to be more fiction than fact. That hasn’t...

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