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Beautiful welcome facility

The welcome to Oregon building is beautiful inside and out. The beach was wide and long and we were... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
Portland, Oregon
Visitors Center

This is an AMAZING visitors center! Top notch facilities, with very friendly and helpful staff... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
Brookings, Oregon
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1650 Highway 101 N, Brookings, OR 97415-9709
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

The welcome to Oregon building is beautiful inside and out. The beach was wide and long and we were able to cross the Winchuck River to get further away from the crowds. Warning: the river is not always so easy to cross!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

This is an AMAZING visitors center! Top notch facilities, with very friendly and helpful staff. They have a lot of information for the State of Oregon and the surrounding areas. Nice beach areas as well.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank RZastrow
Reviewed June 30, 2018

The undiscovered gem of the Oregon border.Great parking and easy access via pathways to ocean and the Winchuck River. Ranger Station open daily until 5PM complete with restrooms and information needed for your Oregon travel.We. Take our dog for walks there often and enjoy it...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 25, 2018

We stopped in while staying in Brookings. I found out where my taxes are going for sure. This place is overkill for a visitors center but it is certainly the best one I have ever been to in my life. They had every conceivable map...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank orcoastcritic
Reviewed January 22, 2018

Crissey Field State Park is a great place to stop in and stretch your legs after a long drive. There are steps up to the building and clean bathrooms and hospitable hosts that can lead you to info re: Brookings. It is open daily.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank AlisaG942
Reviewed November 17, 2017

Less than a mile into Oregon on the 101 sits this mod looking welcome center. Who ever had the contract to do the steps, ramps and concrete must have done very well for themselves! It is the best stocked welcome center we have ever seen....More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Michele C
Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

The visitor center is beautiful. Parking lot is well designed to accommodate RVs. Very clean restrooms. Beach access is easy. Trail takes you through sand dunes out to a long expanse of beach.Beginning at the Winchuckriver in oregon to the north and south several miles...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Dade N
Reviewed September 6, 2017

This is one of our favorite walking beaches along the Northern Cal/Southern Or coastline. Just make sure you do not go during high tide, as the beach all but disappears. At low tide, it is a wide, flat beach that is great for walking and...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank T3079KDstevenb
Reviewed August 8, 2017

Impeccable visitors center, ample parking, restroom facilities and after beach walk foot showers. The ocean and beautiful beach lay just behind, or you can go to the right and take a walk through the woods ending up on the estuary. We live here and Crissey...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Kathy V
Reviewed August 4, 2017

We stopped at a few welcome centers in Oregon and the staff at all of the centers showed such sincere dedication. This was our first stop in Oregon as we just entered Oregon on the 101. We had to use the restroom and the facilities...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Paula B
January 23, 2017|
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You can probably find boat rentals for the Chetco River in Brookings; also *maybe* for the Smith River just across the CA border. Try a general Google search. I do not know of any boat rentals for the Winchuck.