Outdoor Activities

October 4, 2017
Harvest Festival Alder Creek Farm
Apple cider flows from the apple press, which is turned my many hands young and old throughout the day. Photo courtesy of Lower Nehalem Community Trust (LNCT).

Harvest Festival at Alder Creek Farm

The apples are ripe and it’s time to celebrate the harvest! Sip fresh-pressed cider, take a turn at the old apple press, and enjoy the festivities […]
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 […]
August 11, 2017
Becker’s Cabins

Horine family brings back “auto camps”

Travelers passing through Beaver might find themselves puzzled over the nature of the newest establishment here: Becker’s Cabins Auto Camp. But, those of a certain age, will […]
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 30, 2017

Backcountry Rockhounding on the Tillamook Coast

Visitors often associate the Tillamook Coast with, well, the coast. And if you know what to look for, it can be pretty fruitful in your rock hunt. […]
June 22, 2017

Top five children’s playgrounds on the Tillamook Coast

Sometimes after that long car ride from Portland to the Oregon Coast, the first thing you need to do is just let the kiddos run off some […]
June 19, 2017

Sheltered Nook: Try your hand at disc golf

Just north of the Kilchis Point Reserve sits the Sheltered Nook on Tillamook Bay. The Sheltered Nook itself is home to six fully furnished tiny homes that […]
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 […]
May 15, 2017
Dunlins used to be called “Red-backed Sandpipers.”

Bird Migration

Some surprising visitors: bird migration The main northward push of shorebird migration on the Tillamook Coast is in May each year. The main migrants include Whimbrels, […]