Walks: Brookings

Walks in Brookings, Oregon

Harris Beach State Park

My husband called the western edge of Curry county “Oregon’s jagged coastline.” I doubt he even remembers doing so, but I thought the phrase so apropos I jotted it down. The day use area of Harris Beach State Park is one of many lovely locations… 

Samuel H. Boardman Arch Rock Viewpoint

I find it curious that some offshore rock formations are given titles. Though Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor has many prominent sea-encircled boulders, a contributing factor to its reputation as especially splendid amongst an abundance of scenic Oregon coast destinations, the area map shows… 

Samuel H. Boardman Natural Bridges...

If time restrictions permitted only a single stop along the Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor, my choice would be Natural Bridges Viewpoint. A forest walk amongst ferns and other lush undergrowth reaches a deck with exceptional views of the unique rock formations which give… 

Samuel H. Boardman Lone Ranch Beach

Lone Ranch Beach was our first stop on a quest to scout Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor for 100 Steps. It is the most southern turnout along the 12-mile stretch of southern coast honoring the founder of Oregon state parks. From the parking lot…