Hiking

Regardless of what some may say, the weather on the Southern Oregon Coast is pleasant and mild much of the time. Summers are warm and sunny, and, as part of the Oregon Coast’s “banana belt”, winter temperatures are known to get into the upper 60s...

There are a number of excellent places to hike around Bandon, but hiking at the New River is at the top of the favorites list.  The New River runs from Floras Lake in Langlois and parallels the Pacific to where it flows into the ocean...

No trip to or through Port Orford would be complete without spending some time at Port Orford Heads State Park.  This is a great stop for history buffs, hikers, picnic-seekers, and those interested in local museums and is great entertainment for the whole family. In the...

Hikers, runners and cross country skiers often complain that private golf courses take great land they could be using and then ban them from using it.  Lucky for them (this hiker included), Bandon Dunes is no ordinary golf course. With its stunning views, respected caddie program,...

Spring is an unpredictable time on the South Coast, much like a lot of the west coast.  We’re never really sure if it’s going to be pouring rain, hailing, brilliantly sunny, batten-down-the-hatches windy, or some combination of all of the above.  So, on a March...

One does not need to travel far to find quality hikes in and around Bandon.  Whether you’re looking for a short stroll, a multi-day backpack trip or something in between, you’re bound to find what you’re looking for.  Hiking in the area is a wonderful...