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    The Columbia River Bar

    There’s no greater (or treacherous) a bar on the Oregon Coast than at the mouth of the mighty Columbia River. Learn why this area is called "The Graveyard of the Pacific."

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    Discovery of the Hidden River

    The story of how an American sea captain discovered the fourth largest river in North America by following the trail of muddy water.

  • Rogue River

    The Rogue River stretches over 215 miles (346 km) from its headwaters located near the caldera known as Crater Lake, twisting its way through the rugged Klamath Mountains, until finally discharging into the Pacific Ocean at Gold Beach.

  • Oregon Route 34: Fish and Forest

    OR34 (known as Alsea Highway) connects US Highway 101 (Pacific Coast Highway) at Waldport with Philomath on the east side of the Coast Range Mountains.

  • US Route 20: From Valley to Sea

    There are only a few major highways which connect the Oregon coast to the interior of the state, with U.S. Route 20 being one of the best known on the central coast.

  • Alpine Adaptations

    An unusual "micro-climate" exists at the very top of Marys Peak in the Coast Mountain Range. Learn about this rare sub-alpine biome.

  • Coastal Animal Concerns

    The Oregon Coast has some amazing natural places to explore, but you should always be mindful of the wild animals who live in the area and the potential hazards they may present.

  • Earthquake and Tsunami

    Oregon sits on the edge of the so-called Pacific "Ring of Fire," making it a geologically active area which can include earthquake and tsunami.

  • Landslide

    Oregon's rainy weather and unique geography can often result in devastating landslides. Here's what you need to know about this natural phenomenon to stay out of harm's way.

  • Getting Lost

    Anyone can get lost, whether by accident or carelessness. But making it back to safety means staying calm and not making a bad situation worse.

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