As one of the most beautiful areas in the country offering river, ocean and mountain adventure; you will find yourself in the heart of the great outdoors. Find out all about the area with a full list of activities and events here: GoldBeach.org
Jet Boat Rides
Gold Beach is synonymous with jet boats and is the gateway to the Wild & Scenic portion of the Rogue River. Departing Gold Beach is the only way to get jet boat access to this pristine “Wild Section.” The trips are considered a “must-do” during any Gold Beach visit — at least in the months between May and October.
World class fishing can be found year-round on the Southern Oregon Coast. River fishing (powering upstream or drifting downstream) nets Salmon (King, Chinook & Coho) and Steelhead. The ocean provides Lingcod and Rockfish for your catching enjoyment.
Books can (and have been) written about the incredible beaches found in and around Curry County. Spectacular stretches of sand, magnificent sea stacks, crashing surf….its all yours for the taking!
- Redwood Forests
Crescent City, CA area is home to many of the world’s tallest trees – old growth coast redwoods can be found with just a short drive.
Humboldt County (Eureka, CA area) is just a little bit further South but has more amazing old growth groves to explore…!
Access to world class golfing is just a short drive along the coast. From world class resorts to modest local courses – you’ll experience a wide range of invigorating, challenging golf while soaking in the clean sea air of the coast.
Bandon Dunes is true to the spirit of Scotland’s ancient links. Here, players immerse themselves in the traditions of a timeless game and the grandeur of Oregon’s rugged coast. Sweeping, untamed shores stretch for miles. Primeval grassy dunes roll to the sea. Four distinctly different courses have been conceived in harmony with the natural environment. They combine with all the essential elements to reveal a new golf experience every time you play. The soul of the game resides here. Players walk. And at the end of the day, gracious hospitality comforts each guest like a warm, friendly embrace. This is Bandon Dunes. This is golf as it was meant to be.
This 9-hole mentally engaging course near Gold Beach features 3,000 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 36. Each green includes two flags – one for the front nine, one for the back nine. With the two flags on each green and some tee boxes that change between the two nines, Cedar Bend has the feel of an 18-hole golf course. Designed by John Zoller, the course opened in 1971. The short layout will reward good shots and provide a fun golf outing for everyone. Golfers must consider the combination of elevated tees and greens, along with the creek and little mounds adjacent to several greens.
Gold Beach Trails -Are they coastal, river or wilderness? How about all three in one hike? This area is a Mecca for those who love to be out in nature at its most… well, natural.
Oregon Coast Trail – The majesty of Oregon’s coastline unfolds around every bend along the 382-mile Coast Trail. Hikers cross sandy beaches, meander through forest-shaded corridors and traverse majestic headlands.
Oregon’s Whale Watching Program – People come from all over the United States to learn about the gray whales that migrate past our coast each year.
You’ll discover many wonderful worlds in tide pools. In fact, these unique environments are full of fascinating plants and animals. Curry County has some easily accessible and popular tide pooling areas..
Historically, lighthouses have been used to mark dangerous coastlines, hazardous shoals and reefs, and safe entries to harbors. There is something fascinating and mysterious about light houses that you must experience for yourself and you’ll have plenty of opportunity from your starting point in Curry County. There are eleven lighthouses standing strong along the Oregon coast and five along the Northern California Coastline.