Walks: River

Walks that feature a river view

Port of Siuslaw

The Port of Siuslaw is a local stomping ground and an event hub for Florence. It can be quiet and solitary on a winter weekday or full of hustle and bustle on a sunny weekend. During special events such as Rhododendron Days, which heralds in… 

Florence Ferry Landing Overlook

Stepping onto the moss-encrusted brick path leading to the Ferry Landing Overlook in Florence allows reflection of a time more than eight decades ago when traveling the coast required ferries and beach driving (bring along a shovel!), and the rivers were significant boundaries rather than… 

Chetco River South Jetty

The Chetco River South Jetty was our go-to spot during a spring camping trip to Brookings.   Before or after nearly every outing to other scenic venues, my husband and I found ourselves parking adjacent the walkway and Sporthaven Beach. Accompanied by snacks, take-out seafood grabbed… 

South Beach Marina

The South Beach Marina at the Port of Newport is not the largest marina on the Oregon coast (or even in Newport), but what it lacks in size, it makes up for in variety. A pretty harbor is backdropped by the Yaquina Bay Bridge framed… 

Port of Gold Beach

In many editions of Oregon Coast Magazine I’ve seen a partial or full-page Gold Beach advertisement listing an agenda of engaging entertainment to fill several days. Due to this superb promoting, my husband and I had allocated a day of our Brookings camping trip to… 

Brookings Harbor Boardwalk

I recall waking to an odd sound in the early hours of March 11, 2011. “Is that the Tsunami siren?” Couldn’t be…could it? My husband checked online and found that the Oregon coast was on alert, the aftermath from the calamity in Japan. Areas of…