Windfest kite flying demonstrations, wind surfing, wind art and festival food. MayPort Orford's Art & Seafood Festival with arts, crafts, car show, and of course, plenty of Oregon seafood. Sept
The Hughes House, built in 1898, is an excellent representation of pioneer life on the Oregon coast. Occupied by the family for 111 years, it offers its visitors a unique look into the past. Christmas provides an extra special touch, with the Hughes House dressed up for the holidays.
Cape Blanco Lighthouse first beamed its life saving light on December 20, 1870 and has been in continuous operation since. Tours of the living quarter, work area and light tower are available all year, closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
The Port Orford Lifeboat Station was constructed in 1934 by the U.S. Coast Guard to provide lifesaving service to the southern Oregon coast. The station, boathouse, and many historic buildings are on the site as well as a museum with interesting information on WWII activities in the waters of the Oregon coast.
Port of Port Orford Natural open water port has is home to a historic fishing fleet that is launched by crane from a rolling dry berth for each fishing expedition. There are less than half a dozen of these docks left in the world, Visit in the late afternoon when boats return to port to unload their catch and are then hoisted out of the water.
Cape Blanco State Park features eight miles of trails with ocean vistas, woodland and wetland settings plus 7 miles of horse trails and the facilities in the horse camp. Also the location of the Hughes House and Cape Blanco Lighthouse. Full hookup camping available.
Humbug Mountain State Park is a favorite recreation destination. Beach, mountains and forest all in one outstanding location. 100 campsites, electricity available.
Fabulous Elk River and the Grassy Knob Wilderness Area are part of the Oregon coast experience as well. Take the 15 mile drive to Butler Bar Park for a beautiful view of old growth forests and clear, rippling waters. Fish with Jack Duncan Fishing Guide on the Elk and other south coast rivers.