Salmon River Estuary, Cascade Head

Salmon River Estuary, Cascade Head

The Salmon River flows for about 24 miles (39 km) from the Central Oregon Coast Range, through the Siuslaw National Forest, to the Pacific Ocean south of Cascade Head, about 73 miles (118 km) southwest of Portland and 6 miles (10 km) north of Lincoln City, Oregon. The...
Proposal Rock, Neskowin Creek

Proposal Rock, Neskowin Creek

Proposal Rock is at the mouth of the Neskowin Creek, about 10 miles (16 km) north-northeast of Lincoln City and 0.5 miles (0.8 km) south-southwest of the community of Neskowin, Oregon. The rock is named for a local legend and is also located adjacent to the stumps of...
Taylors Landing, Alsea River

Taylors Landing, Alsea River

Taylors Landing is a small community near the head of the tide on the Alsea River in the Coast Range, about 17.4 miles (28 km) west of Alsea and 6.4 miles (10 km) east-southeast of Waldport, Oregon. The river flows for about 48 miles (78 km) from the confluence of the...
Trask River, Tillamook Bay

Trask River, Tillamook Bay

The Trask River is in northwestern Oregon, draining a mountainous timber-producing area of the Coast Range into Tillamook Bay, about 57 miles (92 km) west of Portland and 52 miles (84 km) south of Astoria, Oregon. It is one of five rivers—the Tillamook, the Trask, the...
Hunters Cove, Cape Sebastian

Hunters Cove, Cape Sebastian

Hunters Cove is an embayment on the south side of Cape Sebastian, about 20 miles (32 km) north-northwest of Brooking and 6.3 miles (10 km) south of Gold Beach, Oregon. Hunters Island is a small grass-topped islet at the cove entrance. F.S. Moore of Gold Beach wrote...