Beaches & Coves

Explore the Oregon Beaches and Oregon Coves Along the Coast

September 8, 2017
Muttzanita Parade

‘Muttzanita’ Lets The Dogs Out

Muttzanita 2017 is set to take over Manzanita with a flurry of wagging tails, lolling tongues and happy barking. Taking place Sunday, September 17 from 10 […]
July 9, 2017
Two Hats Ranch
Riders coming in from an afternoon on the farm's trail.

Learn to Ride a Horse On Your Next Beach Vacation

Have you ever wanted to ride a horse, but were too afraid to take a lesson? Maybe it’s been a lifelong dream, but you’ve never had […]
July 8, 2017
Low tide, tide pools
Rocky areas like this can have interesting tide pools.

Time Your Tillamook Coast Activities with the Tides

Every year at Christmas, Dad gives us the coming year’s tide table. My parents live on the Tillamook Coast and have five adult children, married with […]
June 13, 2017
Kilchis Point trail

Tillamook Coast Activities for Families with Disabilities

ADA access, fun adventures along the Tillamook Coast A mile-long hike may be easy for one person, but out of the question for another. Just as […]
June 6, 2017

Tillamook Coast resident to thank for access to beaches

Today, along the California coastline long stretches of privately-owned sand are enjoyed by the few who can afford their staggering purchase prices. The public beaches are congested […]
October 6, 2016
Sand castles on Cape Meares
Sand castles on Cape Meares

Have fun. Be safe. Tips for playing it smart on the Oregon Coast

Those who have grown up on the Oregon Coast know beach safety like the back of their hand; it’s natural instinct to watch the waves at […]
September 21, 2016
Yoga can take place anytime when inspired by Manzanita's beach

DIY Yoga Retreat on the Oregon Coast

Dreaming about a relaxing yoga retreat on the Oregon Coast, but don’t want to pay for one of those expensive professional retreats?  Why not do it […]
July 13, 2016
Rich Mulcahy Metal Man Services
Rich Mulcahy and his metal detector have reunited many lost objects to their grateful owners

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 […]
July 12, 2016
Beach horseback riding. Oregon Beach Rides
There's no adventure like riding a horse down a Tillamook Coast beach. Courtesy: Oregon Beach Rides

How Do You Explore the Beach? On a Horse, of Course!

There are many relaxing ways to explore the beaches of the Tillamook Coast. But if you are looking for a bit more wind in your hair […]
June 27, 2016
Roots of the 800-foot Sitka Spruce
Roots of the 800-foot Sitka Spruce

A tree too big to hug: Cape Meares and its 800-year-old Sitka Spruce

The largest Sitka Spruce, and indeed one of the largest trees of any species currently known in Oregon is located in Cape Meares State Park, a […]