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Quaintly nestled against the mountains at the mouth of the great Umpqua River on the beautiful Salmon Harbor, the Winchester Bay Inn offers you a unique and affordable lodging experience on the South-Central Oregon Coast. There is wide variety of area attractions and activities from which to choose.

The Sea Lion Caves

Visit America’s largest sea cave which is considered home to hundreds of Oregon’s sea creatures located on the beautiful and rugged Oregon coast. Explore one of the most enchanting shrines and watch marine animals live, play and interact with them in their undisturbed and natural setting.

Elk Preserve

View large massive herds of elks at The Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area home for a herd of 100 Roosevelt elk all year round. Popular for its bird watching area, The Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area covers an area of 1,040 acres (4.2 km²) roughly divided into pasture and woodland.

Ocean Beaches

Winchester Bay offers a beautiful ocean with pristine beaches for you and your family to enjoy and spend quality time. Take a walk or just stroll for hours in the fresh air along with the sound of the waves crashing. Watch the gorgeous pacific coast sunsets, beach-comb with the wind blowing through the grasses.

Umpqua Lighthouse

Visit Oregon’s first lighthouse located south of the Reedsport and the museum housed in the adjacent former life saving station museum for a unique experience and to get a great history lesson. Watch migrating whales from the whale watching platform located at the lighthouse overlook along with the dunes and sea.

Sand Dunes

Sand dunes are a premier area attraction located in the heart of the Dunes National Recreation Area visitor’s center that is open all year round. Explore on foot or have a spectacular ride with your squad and enjoy the thrilling time at the largest dunes at the Winchester Bay. Have a great time on the […]