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All Things Gold Beach Oregon

While we love, love, love all things Gold Beach, we must acknowledge that there is more to this planet then just this little corner of paradise. Here we strive to bring you interesting stories and tidbits from all over and all times. Please enjoy the read and come visit Gold Beach to appreciate the community, the people, and all they have to offer!

Beachwalkers & Birders wanted!

BEACHWALKERS WANTED FOR COASTAL OBSERVATION AND SEABIRD SURVEY TEAM (COASST) On December 10th and 11th, 2022 the Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team (COASST) will be delivering two free training sessions for members of the community – one in Port Orford, OR and a second in Brookings, OR. The COASST Beached Bird program is focused on the intersection of science, conservation, and communities. COASST participants help make a difference for the environment by collecting data …

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Beach Etiquette Tips for Your Next Visit to Gold Beach, Oregon

There’s a lot to see and experience in Gold Beach. Our post ‘5 Reasons to Visit Gold Beach Oregon’ enumerates a few, including the beautiful scenic mountain ranges and shorelines, as well as fun activities like tide-pooling and boat rides. These are mostly activities you do at the beach, which are all exciting and very enjoyable. However, if you plan on visiting soon, there are a few beach etiquette tips you need to remember. After all, you …

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3 Best Fishing Spots Near and Around Gold Beach Oregon

Curry County is loaded with a number of great fishing spots, many of these being rivers that flow throughout the entire state towards the shore and spill into the Pacific. This makes many of these rivers a great access point for salmon and steelhead. Gold Beach and the surrounding areas are also home to some of the most popular steelhead rivers in the entire country. Two names you might recognize, are Chetco and Elk Rivers. …

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Vacation Properties are the Hottest New Investments

The travel and tourism industry has seen a significant increase now that people feel better about returning to vacation mode. And, it seems like they’re making up for lost time with numbers bouncing back with gusto in most places across the US and many places globally. But the way people are vacationing has changed, too. This increased interest in travel has also seen some significant changes in the industry. People are flocking to outdoor activities, …

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Meyers Beach: One of the most scenic beaches on the Oregon Coast and a perfect getaway

By Jamie Hale The Oregonian – Excerpt from the Bend Bulletin On a coastline full of incredible scenery, Meyers Beach stands out as one of the best. Also known as Meyers Creek Beach, the southern Oregon Coast destination is seven miles south of the town of Gold Beach, nestled between Cape Sebastian and Pistol River. Drivers who pass by on U.S. Highway 101 know this stretch as one of the most scenic parts of the highway, …

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Beachwalkers wanted to Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team (COASST)

On July 16th (canceled – replaced with virtual COASSTLite level 1 training on Sunday, July 10th) and July 17th, 2022 from 10:30 am to 4:30 pm and 10 am to 4 pm, the Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team (COASST) will deliver a free training session in Brookings (canceled) and Coos Bay, Oregon respectively for members of the community. Details for July 10: SUNDAYJuly 10, 20229:30 am – 12:30 pmVirtual The COASST Beached Bird program is focused on …

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Too Many Miles from Gold Beach, Oregon – support your local business – wherever you may be…

Winter in Texas, a thought that never crossed my mind. Not the cold rain of coastal Oregon. No constant wind driving the rain sideways and definitely no view. Large houses at the end of driveways that seemed to stretch for miles. Trees, cattle, and a plethora of horse trailers. Seems everyone in Texas has a flatbed truck and a trailer full of livestock or tractor equipment. The Conroe area of Texas is growing, in fact, …

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Not That Far, But Still Miles from Gold Beach, Oregon

The wind blows, the trees sway, the rain comes. This could describe most places on earth. Friends were complaining about the winter storm they experienced on a beach camping trip on the Gulf Coast of the Lone Star State. The wind was blowing at 35 to 40 miles an hour, oh my. They had almost two inches of rain running under their RV, oh my. We had to chuckle at the doomsday scenario they portrayed. …

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So Far from Gold Beach Oregon

The start of a new year always brings thoughts of the past year. Incremental changes year to year do not always reveal the big changes that have taken place over several years until finally, we discover that some things just are not the same. Our neighborhood on the south end of Gold Beach is small. We were on the corner of two dead-end streets. One way in and one way out. Passing by our house …

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