Ocean Fest in Winchester Bay with a Bazaar, Parade, Car Show & Shine & Cruise, Gun Shows, Quilt Shows, Barbecue and 50's Dance and beer garden. Coast guard drills and demonstrations including a mock helicopter rescue take place in Salmon Harbor. July 541-271-4471
DuneFest, is one of the best sand festivals on the coast. This 4-day event draws thousands of ATV enthusiasts to Winchester Bay, with events including drag races, TSD rally, poker run and more. You'll find vendor booths, food, music and buggy and sandrail exhibitions. August
Crab Bounty Hunt Crabbing is always great fun and the crab is a tasty reward, but during the month of August in Winchester Bay, a whopping $5,000 makes crabbing VERY rewarding. Crab are tagged with metal tags and the tags are placed in a drawing held during the Crab Bounty Celebration held Labor Day Weekend. Catch the renegade crab, Captain Umpclaw, and get $5,000!!!
Kool Coastal Nights Classic cars in Winchester Bay during this weekend of nostalgic fun. Riverfront concert, car show & shine & cruise, beer garden, 50's dance, barbecue, car poker run with cash prizes August
The Umpqua River Lighthouse was built in 1893. It stands 67 feet high and is one of the few lighthouses that still uses the original lenses. Its beam can be seen 20 miles out to sea and there’s a whale-watching platform to view California gray whales during the annual migrations.
Salmon Harbor at Winchester Bay is one of the largest sport-boat marinas on the Oregon coast. Charter boating is available in Winchester Bay offering great fishing trips and tours, year round with with Scott Hatcher Charter Fishing, River's End Guide Service or Stockdall Fishing Guide, Also you can get an up-to-date Umpqua River fishing report from the Fish Works. Find out about current fishing at Winchester Bay Fishing Forum.
If you're a fan of oysters, chances are you were eating oysters grown right in Winchester Bay. The Umpqua Aquaculture is the only off shore long-line oyster growing operation in the Pacific Northwest and you can stop by their plant, view oysters being processed, and take home a few for later.
William M. Tugman State Park Off U.S. Hwy. 101, 8 miles south of Reedsport. Campsites: 115 electric (max. RV length 50'). Hiker/biker camp. Trailer dump station. Showers. Boat ramp. Swim area. Accessible campsites (2E), restrooms, fishing dock for people with disabilities.
Umpqua Lighthouse State Park Off U.S. Hwy. 101, 6 miles south of Reedsport in the central Oregon coast dunes area, Campsites: 22 full hookup, 41 tent (max. RV length 45'). Trails.
The Umpqua River offers a variety of recreational pursuits. Take a jet boat ride, fish for King Salmon or sturgeon with River's End Guide Service, go birdwatching for some 247 species, or just relax on this beautiful Oregon river.