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This forested coastal corridor proffers excellent hiking amidst dramatic and distinctive seascapes.
From Online Extras Summer 2014
Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor
From stunning shorelines to towering trees, this is the scenery that made the Oregon Coast famous. Pack your hiking shoes, your camera and a ready sense of adventure! The Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor is a 1,470-acre park offering endless opportunities for getting lost in the natural beauty of the Oregon Coast. Take in the stunning views from several......[read more]
 
    • Looking Back: Tillie the Whale: For generations, marine mammals especially whales have intrigued visitors and locals along Oregon's Coast. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2017
    • Cannon Beach Announces Beach Wheelchair Availability: On the Oregon Coast a day at the beach will soon be fun for all in Cannon Beach. Appeared in Online Extras 2017
    • New Fisheries Exhibit Opens at Pacific Maritime Heritage Center: The past, present and future of Oregon's commercial fisheries comes to life with a new exhibit at the Pacific Maritime Heritage Center in Newport. Appeared in Online Extras 2017
    • Ask Oregon: Romantic Getaways: Coast Explorer publisher Gary Hayes answers questions from travelers as Travel Oregon's "Ask Oregon" expert for the Oregon Coast. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2016
    • Crustacean Jubilation: When crab season gets underway on the Oregon Coast, area seafood festivals will celebrate this local culinary stable with crab feeds, crab picking contests, crab cook offs, crab derbies and regional wines. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2016
    • Looking Back: Coastal Native Americans: For generations groups of Northwest Coast Indians living near the ocean supplemented their diet with a variety of clams and oysters. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2016
    • Unpredictably Amazing: Fall and winter on the Oregon Coast offer frequent rewards for travelers who aren't afraid of unpredictable weather. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2016
    • Ask Oregon: Dog Friendly Beaches on the Oregon Coast: Coast Explorer publisher Gary Hayes answers questions from travelers as Travel Oregon's "Ask Oregon" expert for the Oregon Coast. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2016
    • Looking Back: Ferry Tales: Ferry crossings are found in historical documents, nostalgic photographs and etched into our memories long after the boats sail away for good. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2016
    • Public & Precious: As America's National Park Service turns 100-years-old, this summer is a good time to celebrate the glory of Oregon's public coast. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2016
    • Ask Oregon: Best Accessible Viewpoints and Whale Watching Areas: Coast Explorer publisher Gary Hayes answers questions from travelers as Travel Oregon's "Ask Oregon" expert for the Oregon Coast. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2016
    • Momentous Moments: The South Oregon Coast has many surprises in store for visitors to discover. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2016
    • Art Night Out in Astoria: Visitors can wander throughout galleries and shops in downtown Astoria the second Saturday of every month and enjoy works of art, festive refreshments, live music and general merriment. Appeared in Online Extras 2016
    • Super Scenic Stops: From breaching whales to beautiful cliff-side gardens, these roadside stops are sure to surprise. Appeared in Online Extras 2016
    • Ask Oregon: Best Small Towns to Visit on the Oregon Coast: Coast Explorer publisher Gary Hayes answers questions from travelers as Travel Oregon's "Ask Oregon" expert for the Oregon Coast. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2015
    • Colossal Conifers: Growing as large as mythical giants, Sitka Spruce trees along the Oregon Coast stand as silent sentries to the passage of time. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2015
    • Explore the Many Sides of Newport: Known for incredible natural beauty, beaches and an array of family-friendly activities, Newport can offer up new discoveries on every visit. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2015
    • History on Deck: In cities and towns all along the Oregon Coast, nautical museums are packed to the gunwales with maritime artifacts, historical journals and an architectural character all their own. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2015
    • Looking Back: Flavel House: Flavel House stands today as a significant local and national landmark, operated by Clatsop County Historical Society, the Flavel House Museum is one of the best examples of Queen Anne style architecture in the Northwest. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2015
    • Off the Charts: Along the Oregon Coast unrelenting waves, tumultuous surf and high tides join forces in fall and winter for some of the best wave watching action anywhere. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2015
    • Ports of Call: Giant ships cruise by on their way to sea, fisherman return with their bounties, dollies putter back and forth carrying fishing boats and whales swim past, oblivious to all the action on shore. Look no further to find the best of Oregon's port towns, travel destinations in their own right. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2015
    • The Oregon Coast's Best Hikes Through Rainforest and Old Growth: If lush forests are calling your name for a peaceful walk in the woods, it's time to grab your boots and hit the trails on the Oregon Coast. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2015
    • Ask Oregon: Best Spots to Photograph the Oregon Coast : Coast Explorer publisher Gary Hayes answers questions from travelers as Travel Oregon's "Ask Oregon" expert for the Oregon Coast. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2015
    • Best Viewpoints on the Central Oregon Coast : Between Lincoln City and Florence, you'll find seven easily accessible viewpoints you shouldn't miss when traveling the Central Oregon Coast. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2015
    • Lavish Lodging: Take a road trip down the Oregon coast in style. Starting on the north coast, here are the top picks for luxury lodging. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2015
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