Recreation

Gold Beach Beaches

Gold Beach Beaches Books could be written about the incredible beaches that are in or near Gold Beach, Oregon. Beach access is exceptionally easy. You can drive and park right at beach access and in the case of Bailey Beach you can drive right out onto the beach (although the locals would cringe if they knew that this information was being made public). If you do drive on Bailey Beach it is suggested that you …

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Whale Watching

Whale Watching Whales in Oregon! People come from all over the world to learn about the gray whales that travel along the Oregon coast each year. Whales are visible from Oregon’s shores all year long although some months are better than others. In the Winter we watch nearly 20,000 gray whales from mid-December through mid-January as they travel south to the warm lagoons of Baja Mexico. Spring watching begins in late March as the gray whales travel north …

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Fishing Guides

Gold Beach Fishing Guides Gold Beach, Oregon is located at the mouth of the Rogue River. Anglers come from all over the world to fish the Rogue, or the Sixes or Elk or Chetco or Illinois or Winchuck rivers, not to mention excellent ocean fishing. Fishing guides are special people. Many of them are full time guides who live and breath the river…they are ‘river-men’. These ‘river-men’ think and see things differently than many of …

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Jet Boat Tours

Gold Beach Jet Boat Tours A highlight of your life will be one or more trips on the Rogue River on a Rogue River jet boat. Flowing from near Crater Lake all the way to the Pacific Ocean at Gold Beach, the Rogue River travels thru a wide variety of territory. It’s history is rich. Wildlife thrives. Fishing is great. People from all walks of life kayak, canoe, raft, and travel by jet boat. Jet …

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Golf

Gold Beach Golf If you are a golfer I have been assured that you will enjoy playing on our Cedar Bend Golf Course. The Cedar Bend Golf Course is located in a quaint little valley just inland from the Pacific Ocean. It’s true that the Cedar Bend Golf Course does not have ocean views like Bandon Dunes, which is a pleasant 60 mile drive to the north. Instead, the Cedar Bend Golf Course is surrounded by …

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Wild Rivers Coast Art

Gold Beach Art Gold Beach has a robust creative and artistic community. Art is prominently displayed in galleries and throughout common spaces within the community. Curry Arts is a non-profit organization that promotes art and crafts within the community. Monies raised are used to fund scholarships to Gold Beach High School graduates to further their education. Term scholarships are also awarded to current high school students to take art classes at Southwestern Oregon Community College. …

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Mushrooming the Oregon Coast

Gold Beach Mushrooms Know Before You Go; Be Careful What You Read! It’s finally fall, and we’re all elated about strolling into the woodlands for the first of the mushrooms that the rain has to offer.  It’s been a long wait for the season to start, and the hunt excites us as deeply as it did the very first time. But beware:  there may be false information lurking out there about rules and regulations and …

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Museums

Gold Beach Museums It’s almost a given that some members of the family will enjoy visiting a museum or two while in Gold Beach. For a little town we’ve got a great variety. Plan on spending a moment or two of your life exploring the past while you are here in Gold Beach. Curry Historical Society | 541-247-9396 Curry Historical Society – located on Highway 101 in the heart of Gold Beach, you’ll find a road map …

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Clam Digging

Gold Beach Clam Digging The Gold Beach area is famous for a seemingly endless number of outdoor recreational activities.  One of those activities is Clam Digging. What is Clam Digging?Clam digging in Southern Oregon represents the harvest of razor clams from below the sandy surface along the sandy beaches associated with the Gold Beach area and to Littleneck clams common to the gravel or cobble substrate associated with the rocky headlands. Clam digging is a …

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Surf Fishing

Gold Beach Surf Fishing One of the favorite past-times for Gold Beach is fishing – whether ocean or river.  But what you don’t hear about as often, is surf fishing. What is surf fishing?Surf fishing is the sport of catching fish standing on the shoreline or wading in the surf – generally in a salt-water environment. A general term, surf fishing may or may not include casting a lure or bait, and refers to all …

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