Attractions

 Agates on the Oregon CoastAgates3

Spend the afternoon with family on the beach searching for one of dozens of types of agates, petrified wood, and fossils along the beautiful Oregon Coast.  Agates are more likely found from December to March, after winter storms.

 

 

Pelican cutie 1Bird Watching

Brookings & Harbor have a large population of a variety of species of bird.  The Kalmiopsis Audubon Society invites locals and visitors to attend their outings and see some of the amazing variety of birds in the area; no birding experience is required.  Bird Watching Sites:  Harris Beach, Chetco River at Norther Fork, Chetco Point, Gardner Ridge Rd, Redwood Nature Trail, Chetco River Mouth, Winchuck Pond, Oregon Redwood Trail, and more..  Full map with birding details!

 

 

 

 

 

Week 14, 2012, #33710 Easter Lily Capital of the WorldEaster Lily Capital of the World

Smith River has been named the Easter Lily Capital of the world with approximately 600 acres  of Lily production visible on HWY 101 just south of Brookings Harbor.

 

 

cypressOregon’s Largest Monterey Cypress

The Blake Monterey Cypress is the 2nd largest Monterey in the world, planted in 1857.  The Monterey Cypress is located on 15461 Museum Rd in Harbor next to the Chetco Valley Historical Society Museum.

 

 

 

 

 

Loeb1Redwood Forest

The Redwood Nature Trail winds through 1/2 a mile with trail head from Loeb State Park.  The trail is lined with Redwoods, Douglas-Fir, Tan Oak, and Huckleberry.

 

 

whale watchingWhale Watching

Whale watching is a fun year round activity for the entire family in Brookings-Harbor.  When you spot a whale’s spout for the first time you will be hooked.  Binoculars will help spot the Gray Whale (one of the most common whales along the Oregon Coast) when visiting one of local beaches:  Harris Beach State Park, Sportshaven Beach, Cape Ferrelo, Lone Ranch Beach, Crissy Fields State Park, McVay State Park, or charter a boat.

Gray whales leave their arctic homes and make their way south to Baja to give birth; the migration peak is mid December to mid January.  Spring migration is from mid to late March.  In addition to Gray whales, you may also have the opportunity to view humpbacks.

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Brandy Peak Distillery

Work 18526 Tetley Road Brookings OR 97415 Work Phone: (541) 469-0194Work Fax: (541) 469-0194Website: http://www.brandypeak.com

Brookings Fishing Charters

Contact: Andy Martin
Work Brookings OR 97415 Work Phone: (541)813-1082Website: http://www.brookingsfishing.com/home.html

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Cast Guide Service

Contact: David Castellanos
Work PO Box 3261 Brookings OR 97415 Work Phone: (541)698-7029Website: http://castguideservice.com/Website: http://www.brookingsoceanfishing.com/Website: http://www.smithriverfishing.com/

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Early Fishing

Work PO Box 1688 Brookings OR 97415 Work Phone: (541) 469-0525Website: http://www.earlyfishing.com/

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Jerry’s Rogue Jet Boats

Contact: Nic McNair
Work PO Box 1011 Gold Beach OR 97444 Work Phone: (541)247-4571Website: JerrysRogueJetBoats

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Loeb State Park

Work North Bank Chetco River Rd Brookings OR 97415 Work Phone: (541)469-2021Website: http://www.oregonstateparks.org/index.cfm?do=parkPage.dsp_parkPage&parkId=51

Lucky 7 Casino

Work 350 North Indian Rd Smith River CA 97415 Work Phone: (707)487-7777Website: http://lucky7casino.com/

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Mermaid Muse

Contact: John Adams
Work 18 Seascape Brookings OR 97415 CurryWork Phone: 541-412-2949

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Pelican Bay Arts Association

Work 433 Oak Street Brookings OR 97415 Other PO Box 2568 Brookings Oregon 97415 United StatesWork Phone: (541) 469-1807Website: http://www.wildriverscoastart.com

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Riverside Market

Work 98877 N Bank Chetco Rd Brookings OR 97415 Work Phone: (541)469-4496Website: http://www.chetcokayaks.com/

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Salmon Run Golf Course

Work 99040 South Bank Chetco Rd Brookings OR 97415 Work Phone: (541)469-4888Website: http://www.salmonrun.net/

South Coast Tours LLC

Contact: Dave Lacey
Work From Bandon to Brookings Work Phone: (541)373-0487Website: http://www.southcoasttours.net/

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Tidewind Sportfishing

Work 16368 Lower Harbor Rd Brookings OR 97415 Work Phone: (541)469-0337Website: http://www.tidewindsportfishing.com/

Trees of Mystery

Work 15500 HWY 101 Klamath CA 95548 Work Phone: (707)482-2251Website: http://www.treesofmystery.net/