Scenic Drives

Edson Creek Loop

Gold Beach Scenic Drive: Edson Creek Loop A scenic drive from Gold Beach.Trip length: 1/2 – 2 hours, about 15 miles round trip.Trip highlights: Explore rural coastal Oregon.Visit Otter Point if you desire.See map at bottom of page. The Edson Creek Loop is close in to the north of Gold Beach. This road meanders up the North Bank of the Rogue River for a bit and then cuts over to the coast for the return. …

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Carpenterville Road Loop

Gold Beach Scenic Drive: Carpenterville Road Loop A scenic drive from Gold BeachTrip Length: 2-4 hours, about 75 miles round trip.Trip Highlights: Drive Historic Carpenterville Road.Look down from up high.Stop at Meyers Beach if you like.Map at bottom of page This is an exhilarating drive that some of us who live here enjoy occasionally. Others of us live up on Carpenterville Road. And occasionally when Highway 101 is blocked by a slide or something all …

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