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Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad III

Fully restored McCloud River Railroad Engine #25 powers the Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad’s regular coastal excursion. Continue reading

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Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad II

Travelers can choose from a fully restored Pullman Coach, a covered gondola car, or an open air passenger car on the Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad. Continue reading

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Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad

The Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad chugs along the Oregon Coast at 10-12 mph. Lily ponds and steep forested slopes give way to sea stacks and the glint of sunshine off the waters of Tillamook Bay. Continue reading

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Taft Beach II

Picture a long curving stretch of sand littered with driftwood. And oh, what driftwood! We’re not talking skinny little pieces you can carry home and carve into walking sticks. Most are huge logs or the trunks of mature trees with their root balls still attached. Welcome to Taft Beach! Continue reading

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Taft Beach on the Oregon Coast

Picture a long curving stretch of sand littered with driftwood. And oh, what driftwood! We’re not talking skinny little piece you can carry home and carve into walking sticks. Most are huge logs or the trunks of mature trees with their root balls still attached. Welcome to Taft Beach! Continue reading

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Whale Watching on the Oregon Coast

The whales are coming! From now until June, as many as 18,000 gray whales will make their way past the Oregon Coast to their feeding grounds in Alaska’s Bering Sea. This is one opportunity you don’t want to miss! Continue reading

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Shipwreck at Boiler Bay

Boiler Bay on the Oregon Coast is a “boiling” mass of turbulent white water, but that’s not why it’s called Boiler Bay. Continue reading

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The Devil’s Punch Bowl II

The Devil’s Punch Bowl is a bowl-shaped rock formation found on the rugged Oregon Coast. When the tide rushes in, waves spill through a small hole in its base, racing around the interior walls until they get sucked back out again into the ocean. Continue reading

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The Devil’s Punch Bowl

The Devil’s Punch Bowl is a bowl-shaped rock formation found on the rugged Oregon Coast. When the tide rushes in, waves spill through a small hole in its base, racing around the interior walls until they get sucked back out into the ocean. The result is an angry, frothy brew fit for the devil himself. Continue reading

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The Harbor Life at Depoe Bay

Depoe Bay has the smallest navigable harbor in the world! It’s also the “Whale Watching Capital of Oregon.” Continue reading

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