Archive for April, 2013

  1. Depoe Bay State Wayside

    Posted by Outdoor Project Contributor Tyson Gillard / April 26, 2013

    Solid black basalt that flowed into the Pacific Ocean as long as 20 million years ago formed the rugged cove of Depoe Bay, now a notable departure point for chartered boat whale watching tours that leave from what the town promotes as the world’s smallest harbor.  The wayside is also a terrific location for viewing resident gray whales* from land, with the Whale Watching Center** acting as the hub for collecting information on the mammals.

  2. Miles And Miles Of Happy Smiles

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / April 25, 2013

      There’s no need to travel around the world to find the perfect beach.  You have to uncover Oregon’s best kept secret:  We have over 360 miles of prime beachfront property, and it is all publicly accessible!  Our beaches come in all shapes and sizes, and each one possesses a unique personality and feel. For vibrant, lively tide pools, Haystack Rock and Cobble Beach in…

  3. Maple Bars, Sea Stars and Harbor Seals

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / April 24, 2013

    I met my friend Melissa Steinman in the small village of Seal Rock, just 10.5 miles south of Newport. Seal Rock is an undiscovered gem where you’ll find artists at work, tasty treats and, on the rocks themselves, some incredible nature watching. The rocks are best seen at low tide, so we had time to explore the galleries and shops. Several artists’ studios are located…

  4. Rogue Goes to the Dogs at Brewers Memorial Ale Festival

    Posted by OCVA / April 23, 2013

    Brewers Memorial Ale Festival is an annual event created in memory of Rogue Brewmaster John Maier’s faithful companion Brewer, who passed away on May 20, 2006. Brewer grew up in the brewery and eventually rose to the rank of CEO of Rogue Ales. This dog-friendly brew festival is held inside the Rogue Ales Brewery in Newport, OR and includes 50+ Microbrews, Live Music, Doggy Musical…