From the Road & More

Top photo: Fog & logs on a chilly, windy beach visit.

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Top photo: View from the path to the beach just before sunset.

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Above Photo: Path to the beach from the campground as it goes under Highway 101.

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Above photo: View out of our front window after getting settled into our site. Nice.

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Above Photo: Dunes as seen from a trail just outside the campground.

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Above photo: The Siuslaw River as it flows between the north and south jetties.

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"A quick drive up the coast brought us to this campground we last visited during fall of 2013. It looks like this will a good base for exploring the area before heading home."

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We had a short drive up the coast to Beverly Beach. This massive State Park campground is tucked in a dense forest. There's easy beach access via a path under the Hwy 101 bridge.

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Top Photo: Stairs to the beach!

"Oh boy, back in our coach and at one of our favorite destinations: the Oregon Coast in the fall. The first stop is Tillicum Beach Campground."

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"A short drive from our last campground is this state park that's located south of Reedsport that we wanted to checkout. It tucked in the woods on Eel Lake and Eel Creek."

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We fired up the coach and hit the road, but before we made it to Highway 101, we decided to visit a park we enjoyed last year. So north we went, and here we are.

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It's like "déjà vu all over again"... Same campground, same site, just about a year later. Mooch checking the campground after a short drive day.

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A glimpse of the historic Coquille Lighthouse behind piles of driftwood on the beach.

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Top Photo: Tillicum Beach Campground offers sites with fantastic views!

"Thirty-one miles driving day. Landed at a Forest Service campground that we wanted to check out for a couple of years and scored a fantastic site overlooking the Ocean."

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A beautiful beach in Harbor Vista County Park near the North Jetty is within easy walking distance from the campground.

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We discovered two excellent craft breweries in Brookings and a pizza restaurant where their beers are brewed at another location Oregon.

Our first stop was at Chetco Brewing Company, right on Hwy 101 in downtown Brookings. The tasting room shared the building with a Thai restaurant and Radio Sha...

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Well, this turned out to be our lucky day. We pulled into Harris Beach SP scored the last site available overlooking the ocean. We're already enjoying the amazing view!

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One of the things we like about the Oregon coast is chanterelle mushrooms. We were introduced to them last fall, and upon our arrival this year, we immediately started looking for them. As we moved down the coast from Newport, then Florence, followed by the Coos Bay area and then Cape Blanco/Port Or...

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Porcupine leading the way on New River Trail.

This trail is an easy 3.2-mile loop trail that runs through several habitat types. Two short sections of the trail go along the road. Actually, the loop is a collection of 6 short trails: Ocean View Trail, Huckleberry Hill Trail, Ridge Trail, North ...

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