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Adventure Log

Oregon Coast

25.Sep.2015

Heceta Head

Standing on mossy rock facing foggy ocean.
Heceta Point
Inlets by Heceta head lighthouse.
Mystery vibes.
Rt. 1 Bridge, Heceta Head.

Devil’s Punchbowl

The namesake of the state park is a large ring-shaped rock erosion that fills and empties with the tide of the Pacific. The remainder of the park is comprised of cliffside and accessible beaches.

Rock formation on coast partially filled with sea water.
Devil’s Punchbowl
Surfer in distance preparing to enter foggy water.

Bandon Beach

Bandon Beach.
Bandon Beach.

Though Bandon is not as famous as it’s sister Cannon beach (the scenic backdrop for The Goonies ) it has many of the same stunning geography. Located further from Portland or any major metropolis, it also sees less traffic and thus offers more solitude per visitor. Walking there is a compelling reminder of geologic time.

Large log with names carved into it.
Phallic shaped rock jutting out of the water.
Sunset over large rocks jutting out of ocean.
Standing between 50+ foot tall rocks on sandy beach.
Always snap one for scale.
Handful of diversely colored rocks.

Oregon Dunes

Oregon Dunes National Recreation area is one of the largest contiguous sand dunes in the country. We had it all (or at least this section) to ourselves.
Oregon Dunes

Oregon Dunes National Recreation area is one of the largest contiguous sand dunes in the country. We had it all (or at least this section) to ourselves.

Sending it.
Sending it.

Boiler Bay

Boiler Bay has a small turnout on Rt.101, that provides equal parts nature watching and people watching, with van-lifers, tourists, cyclists, weirdo’s, hoarders, antique pickers and other various highwayfolk that are making their way from town-to-town.

Sunset on pacific ocean.